News + Events

Since the beginning of the school year, we have communicated that the SAT Suite of Assessments for freshman, sophomores, & juniors would be held on Tuesday, April 7. This date has been changed to Tuesday, April 14. Seniors will not attend school that day.

Additional information regarding Assessment Day will be communicated soon.

Lake Forest High School Regional Math Team

The Lake Forest High School Math Team scored well in numerous events at their Regional competition on Saturday, Feb. 22nd. The team came in an overall 3rd place out of 12 with a total of 625 points, and currently is 9th in the state based on this regional competition. Team members are hoping to top that place when they attend the state competition in May!

The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) requires all juniors to take the Illinois Science Assessment.

The assessment will be administered at Lake Forest High School to all juniors on Thursday, March 19 from 8:00am to 11:45am. Students will be expected to arrive at their designated testing site by 7:45am in order to ensure a prompt 8:00am start time.

If your student misses this state-required assessment, a make-up assessment will be scheduled and administered. This could result in a disruption to other classes; therefore, it is important to participate in the scheduled assessment date on Thursday, March 19, 2020.

Please use this link for additional information regarding this assessment.

Talent Show 2020Talent Show tickets go on sale starting February 13 at 7:00 pm.  Don't miss out on the hottest ticket in town!  

Adult Tickets - $25    Student Tickets - $15.

We have an amazing show lined up featuring fantastic and diverse acts, creative New Media videos, a rockin' Pit Band, and hilarious Emcee's.  The Talent Show is APT’s only fundraiser and all proceeds support APT programing including Career Connections, Special Events, Scout Chill Out Days, Wellness Walk, Prom, Student and Faculty Grants, Family Relief Fund and much more!

Lake Forest High School's Summer School program offers a variety of courses including opportunities for enrichment to explore something new, bridge courses offering support in content areas, and two courses for credit (US History and Driver Ed). Select courses are available to incoming freshmen!

Registration closes for all classes on Friday, March 20, 2020.

Click here for more information

View the LFHS Summer School 2020 Courses

Register and Pay Online for Summer School Courses

Project Safe PromOn behalf of the Class of 2021 please consider supporting Project Safe Prom. The funds raised will be used to cover the cost of transportation and security for all students and to ensure Prom tickets are affordable for most students. A LFHS tradition that started in 1986, your donation will help make LFHS Prom 2020 another safe and memorable evening! CLICK HERE to learn more.

9th, 10th, and 11th graders will be meeting with their Counselors to register for next year’s courses. Click here for some helpful information to make this process as smooth as possible.

Dates for Registration Meetings:

9th Graders: Wednesday, January 29 and Thursday, January 30. Students will meet during their Wellness for Life classes.

10th and 11th Graders: Meetings will occur over the following dates: February 5, 10, 11, 12, 13, 19, 25, 27, and March 3. Students will meet during their electives classes.

To review course offerings by department, please click HERE

The deadline for selecting courses is Monday, March 9 @ 3:00 PM

Click HERE to Pre-register today!

Course Selection Appointments: In order to attend Lake Forest High School, you must verify residency to complete the enrollment process. To do this, you MUST bring your student's CERTIFIED, ORIGINAL BIRTH CERTIFICATE and at least THREE documents verifying residency to your student's course selection appointment. Click here to view a list of acceptable verification of residency documents.

Curriculum Videos: Videos that highlight course offerings in all of our departments are now available! VIEW THE VIDEOS HERE! If for some reason you are unable to access the videos highlighting LFHS course offerings, please contact Corey Holmer at

For complete information, please visit the Incoming Freshman Registration page.


Seniors - The Local Scholarships are now available for you to apply and applications are accessible in the link below and through Naviance. These scholarships will be awarded at Honors Night on May 28th and over $75,000 will be given to graduating seniors to assist with their college education.



On behalf of Lake Forest High School students, staff, and the Career Fair Advisory Committee, we cordially invite you to participate as an Employer Partner at the Third Annual LFHS Informational Career Fair on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm in the LFHS Competition Gym. Last year, 79 businesses and 943 students participated in the LFHS Career Fair. This event is designed to provide our students with experiences that will enhance their college and career readiness. It will help them understand the inner workings of businesses, the different career options available, and how to best prepare for the field of their choice. It is also a great time for businesses to recruit student interns for the summer!

Please RSVP to this invitation by filling out this Google Form