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There are more than 10,000 local students who benefit from quality public and private education in Tinley Park. Students are served at outstanding schools that cover elementary, junior and high school education. Destinctions include Blue Ribbon School awards, Golden Apple Teacher honors and National Merit Scholarships.

Tinley Park truly values education and is dedicated to the high quality of its schools. High schools serving Tinley Park are ranked in the top 100 in the state, and the school test scores are consistently above state and national averages. Superior education is a primary reason that Tinley Park was named “America’s Best Place to Raise Your Kids” by Bloomberg BusinessWeek magazine, and one of the “Top 10 Best Small Cities in America” by Movoto.

Outside of the public school districts, there are several private and parochial schools to choose from: St. George Catholic School, Cardinal Joseph Bernardin School, Trinity Lutheran School and Southwest Chicago Christian School.

For those looking to further their education, 66 community and four-year colleges are located within a 30-mile drive of Tinley Park. The nearest of these colleges include DeVry University – Tinley Park Center; Keller Graduate School of Management – Tinley Park Center; Lewis University – North Creek Executive Center; and Moraine Vally Community College.

The Tinley Park Public Library is a fantastic resource for students and community members to enhance and make the most of their education. The library provides such services as free Wi-Fi, eReaders and eBooks; newspapers, computers, copy machines and comfortable, quiet spaces. Community members can also participate in hundreds of library-sponsored programs throughout the year for all ages.

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