“MORTON GROVE IS NUMBER 3” for 10 best places to raise your kids
No. 3 best place to raise your kids
Best place to raise kids in Illinois: Morton Grove
Nearby city: Chicago
Median family income: $83,601
Average school math score: 93.25 (State average: 86.19)
Average school reading score: 88.83 (State average: 79.96)
Morton Grove, a suburb about 15 miles from Chicago, is part of a park district that comprises 14 parks totaling more than 70 acres, two outdoor pools, a museum, four field houses, a 50,000-square-foot community center and an outdoor ice rink, according to Morton Grove Park District. The village is home to several high-performing schools, including Hynes Elementary School, Park View Elementary School, Golf Middle School and Melzer School, according to Greatschools.org.