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Barrington Community School District 220 educates more than 9,000 students from preschool through 12th grade. The district encompasses 72 square miles and 12 villages, covering all of Barrington, Lake Barrington and Tower Lakes and portions of Barrington Hills, Carpentersville, Deer Park, Fox River Grove, Port Barrington, Hoffman Estates and South Barrington. In addition, Barrington 220 is geographically located in four counties: Cook, Lake, McHenry and Kane. The district has one high school, two middle schools, eight elementary schools and one early childhood center.

Interesting facts

• Consistently ranked among top five percent of Illinois school districts

• Barrington High School is listed as one of America’s best high schools by Newsweek and U.S. News & World Report

• Balanced budget for more than a dozen years

• Earned highest financial rating from State of Illinois

• AAA bond rating from Standard & Poor’s

• Offers innovative programs at all grade levels including One-to-World, Business Incubator, BHS-TV, Project Lead the Way and Mobile App Development

Private schools

The Barrington area also has top-rated private schools such as St. Anne Catholic School, Quest Academy, Trinity Oaks Christian Academy, and Elgin Academy.

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