• Established 1862
  • Type Public primary
  • Grades PK–8
  • Enrollment  1,588
  • Avg. Class Size 21
  • Total Teacher FTE 156
  • Teacher Retention 88%
  • Teachers with Master's Degree 69%
  • Student-Teacher Ratio 13:1
  • Student-Certified Staff Ratio  8:1
  • Per Pupil Expenditure $20K
Cherokee Elementary School
Everett Elementary School
Sheridan Elementary School
Deer Path Middle School

District 67

Educating Without Boundaries...
Learning Without Limits

Lake Forest Elementary School District 67 is recognized both statewide and nationally for its innovative instructional practices and educational programs. Its exemplary professional staff strives to meet the changing needs of students in our dynamic world. A progressive K-8 district of approximately 1,600 students, District 67 includes three elementary schools — Cherokee Elementary School (K-4), Everett Elementary School (K-4), and Sheridan Elementary School (Pre-K-4 ) — as well as Deer Path Middle School (5-8). Through its mission, District 67 seeks “to inspire and empower all students to maximize their growth as learners and develop a balanced sense of self, steadfast resiliency, and deep respect for others.”

Inclusive practices are a hallmark of District 67, as the organization strives to embrace all learners as valued members of the school community and provide effective instruction in inclusive, heterogeneous classrooms. District 67 provides rigorous, differentiated, and personalized educational experiences through opportunities such as inquiry and student-driven learning, which empower students through authentic and future ready learning experiences. In addition to academics, District 67 places a strong focus on providing a full continuum of social, emotional, and behavioral supports to all students, with an emphasis on developing a proactive, positive, and safe learning environment.

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Requests for information under the Freedom of Information Act should be made in writing and directed to:

FOIA Officer
School District 67
300 S. Waukegan RoadLake Forest, IL 60045 Foiaofficerd67@lfschools.net


The District Office, located in the Administration Center at Lake Forest High School West Campus, is responsible for the operation and management of both District 115 and District 67.

Administration Center

300 S. Waukegan Road
Lake Forest, IL 60045



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