- Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 - Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 provides education for most of the children of Elmhurst, except those children living in the area west of Salt Creek and an area south of Butterfield Road, west of Euclid. District 205 operates eight elementary schools, three middle schools and one high school (York High School). The school district's main office is located at 162 S. York St. For information, call (630) 834-4530.
- DuPage High School District 88
- Salt Creek School District 48 - Salt Creek School District 48 serves the communities of Elmhurst, Oak Brook, Oakbrook Terrace, and Villa Park. District 48 operates Salt Creek Primary School, Stella May Swartz Elementary School, and Albright Middle School. District 48's main office is located at 1110 S. Villa Avenue, Villa Park, IL. For more information on Teaching Tomorrow's Leaders, call (630) 279-8400.
- Immaculate Conception Schools:
- Immanuel Lutheran School (Grades K-8)
- Timothy Christian Schools (Grades K-12)
- Visitation School
851 S. York St.
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Ph: (630) 834-4931
- Elmhurst College - Sitting upon a beautiful 38-acre plot of land which lies in close proximity to the City of Chicago, Elmhurst College is a four-year institution of higher learning that ranks among the best liberal arts institutions in the Midwest. Elmhurst College offers 52 undergraduate programs, nine pre-professional programs and five graduate degree programs in a wide variety of fields. There are currently 2,801 undergraduate and graduate students attending this institution each year.