Best of 2018: Education (French Institute of the North Shore)

Photo courtesy of the French Institute of the North Shore.

In a city as vibrant as Chicago, making everyday decisions — where to order dinner, get a haircut, push your kids on the swings — can feel downright dizzying. Enter our (eighth annual!) Best Of awards: You shared your favorite spaces and places, we tallied the votes, and together we’ll celebrate all that makes our beloved communities shine.

Here are the Best of 2018: Education winners:

Best Business School

Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University

2211 Campus Drive, Evanston, 847-491-3300

A nationally renowned school, Kellogg School of Business offers a comprehensive education in all things business-related.

Best Chicago-Area University/College

Northwestern University

633 Clark St., Evanston, 847-491-3741

Home of the Wildcats, Northwestern University ranks among the top universities in the country.

Best Continuing Education

French Institute of the North Shore

562 Green Bay Road, Winnetka, 847-501-5800

Parlez-vous français? With the help of the exceptional educational services at the French Institute of the North Shore, you’ll learn the language in no time.

Best Preschool | Best Private School

Lake Forest Country Day School

145 S. Green Bay Road, Lake Forest, 847-234-2350

This winner offers “a thematic, multisensory curriculum [that] includes early literacy, math, science, and music introduction, as well as arts projects and outdoor physical activity on a playground designed just for this age group.”

Best Public School

New Trier High School

7 Happ Road, Northfield; 385 Winnetka Ave., Winnetka, 847-446-7000

With about 4,200 students enrolled, this large school offers premiere education and college prep along with countless extracurricular activities.

Best Tutor

How About Learning

1363 Shermer Road, Northbrook, 847-217-9518

Whether your student needs a little extra help in a course or is trying to master a subject completely, the team at How About Learning prides itself on creating an environment that helps all students succeed.