Lake Forest Academy

1500 W Kennedy Rd,
Lake Forest, IL, 60045-0600
Tel: (847)615-3248
Grades: 9 - 12 | 402 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 Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 402 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 49%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

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 Forest Dearhaven Childcare & Learning Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    1100 N Westmoreland Rd
    Lake Forest , IL , 60045
    (847)535-6175
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    1.6  mi  |  157  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Lake Forest
    Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award School Of St. Mary
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    185 E Illinois Rd
    Lake Forest , IL , 60045
    (847)234-0371
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    2.2  mi  |  588  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Lake Forest
    Montessori School Of Lake Forest
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    13700 W Laurel Dr
    Lake Forest , IL , 60045
    (847)918-1000
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    2.3  mi  |  174  students  |  Gr.  PK-9
  • Lake Forest
    Lake Forest Country Day School
    (Nonsectarians)
    145 S Green Bay Road
    Lake Forest , IL , 60045
    (847)234-2350
    (Nonsectarians)
    2.3  mi  |  381  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Lake Forest
    East Lake Academy
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    13911 W. Laurel Drive
    Lake Forest , IL , 60045
    (847)247-0035
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    2.3  mi  |  152  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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