Lake Forest Schools

School Hours & Schedule

Monday, Tuesday, Friday

  • Scout Days (8:15 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.) 45 min. class time with 5 min. passing

Wednesday and Thursday

  • Blue and Gold Days (9:00 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.) 80 min. class time with 5 min. passing

Collaboration - Wednesday

Wednesday mornings, all staff members will be involved in staff professional development (departmental, individual and intra/interdisciplinary), program collaboration, and staff meetings. The student school day begins at 9:00am.

Student Support - Thursday

  • Personal Learning Time (PLT) every Thursday from 7:45 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Students can meet with his/her own teachers for additional assistance.
  • Welcoming, inviting and fully-staffed Resource Centers across core content areas for students to receive academic support throughout the school-day.
  • Additional opportunities to meet with faculty and staff during the day.


Check the most updated bus schedule here!

  • Monday, Tuesday and Friday - Buses will drop-off at LFHS at 7:45 a.m.
  • Wednesday and Thursday - Bus routes will run twice each of these mornings

The first route will arrive at LFHS at approximately 7:45 a.m. This will allow students time for independent and group work on Wednesdays and Personal Learning Time (PLT) with their teachers on Thursdays.

The second route will arrive at LFHS at approximately 8:30 a.m.

Bus riders will have the flexibility to choose each Wednesday and Thursday their preferred route time. The district will monitor and evaluate this new route system.

Monday - Friday - school ends at 3:20 p.m
. - bus pick-up at 3:30 p.m.
LFHS Athletic Shuttle Buses - Pick-up at 3:30 p.m. daily at East Campus


  • Every student has lunch embedded in his/her schedule
  • Revamped lunch room experience guided by student and faculty input
  • New fresh, fast and healthy options for lunch


Joy Murawski

As part of our multi-tiered system of supports, Lake Forest High School has resource supports available for all the departments in the school. These resource supports are available for ALL students in the building.

The resource centers are staffed with teachers and peer tutors throughout the school day. The teachers and peer tutors are ready to support students as needed.

This schedule shows when teachers are scheduled to be in the designated resource centers as well as the locations of all the resource centers throughout the day.

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