Lake Forest Academy

1500 W Kennedy Rd,
Lake Forest, IL, 60045-0600
     Tel: (847)615-3248
Grades: 9 - 12 | 433 students
Lake Forest Academy, founded in 1857, is an independent, coeducational, boarding/day, college preparatory school, grades nine through twelve.
Lake Forest Academy strives to embody in its practices and to cultivate in its students excellence of character, scholarship, citizenship, and responsibility.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 433 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 51%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Lake Forest Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses 21 courses
Advanced Courses AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Chinese Language & Culture, AP Computer Science, AP Economics, AP English Language & Composition, AP English Literature & Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP French Language & Culture, AP Latin Language & Culture, AP Music Theory, AP Physics C, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language & Culture, AP Spanish Literature & Culture, AP Statistics, AP United States History, AP World History  
Average ACT score 27
Classroom Dress Code Formal
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered 18 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Field HockeyFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSquash,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,
VolleyballWrestling,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Woodlands Academy Of The Sacred Heart (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dearhaven Childcare & Learning Center (1.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori School Of Lake Forest (2.3 miles away)
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  • Lake ForestDearhaven Childcare & Learning Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    1100 N Westmoreland Rd
    Lake ForestIL60045
    (847)535-6175
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.6 mi | 20 students | Gr. K                      
  • Lake ForestHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award School Of St. Mary
    Special Program Emphasis  (Roman Catholic)
    185 E Illinois Rd
    Lake ForestIL60045
    (847)234-0371
    Special Program Emphasis  (Roman Catholic)
    2.2 mi | 507 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • Lake ForestMontessori School Of Lake Forest
    Montessori School
    13700 W Laurel Dr
    Lake ForestIL60045
    (847)918-1000
    Montessori School
    2.3 mi | 103 students | Gr. PK-9                      
  • Lake ForestLake Forest Country Day School
    145 S Green Bay Road
    Lake ForestIL60045
    (847)234-2350
    2.3 mi | 315 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Lake ForestEast Lake Academy
    Special Program Emphasis  (Roman Catholic)
    13911 W. Laurel Drive
    Lake ForestIL60045
    (847)247-0035
    Special Program Emphasis  (Roman Catholic)
    2.3 mi | 111 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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