• Established 1862
  • Type Public primary
  • Grades K–8
  • Schools Everett, Cherokee, and Sheridan Elementary Schools, and Deer Path Middle School
  • Enrollment 1755
  • Avg. Class Size 17
  • Total Teacher FTE 161
  • Teacher Retention 86%
  • Teachers with Master's Degree 70%
  • Student-Teacher Ratio 12:1
  • Student-Certified Staff Ratio 8:1
  • Per Pupil Expenditure $18,267

Freedom of Information Act

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

Jennifer Hermes, FOIA Officer
Brittany Tjardes, FOIA Officer
Dr. Ingrid Wiemer, FOIA Officer
School District 67
300 S. Waukegan RoadLake Forest, IL 60045 Foiaofficerd67@lfschools.net

Any person requesting records of Lake Forest School District 67 may make such a request in person, orally or in writing, at the Administration building at 300 S. Waukegan Rd., Lake Forest, Illinois. Such request should be made to the district's Freedom of Information Officers at such address, and if they are not present, such request may be made to Mrs. Eileen Faller, Board Clerk. Records may be available in paper copies, pdf's, or, depending on the original format, various software programs.

The categories of records that the District maintains include:


  • Budgets
  • Levy Resolutions
  • Certificate of Tax Levy
  • Audits


  • Revenue Ledgers
  • Expense Ledgers
  • Expenditure Claims


  • Board Agenda
  • Board Minute
  • Board Policies
  • Legal Notice
  • School Calendars

Personnel Records

  • Evaluations
  • Credentials
  • Employment Records

Student Records

  • Attendance
  • Report Cards

Other Records

  • Contracts
  • Workers Compensation
This is not an exhaustive list of records but is provided for reference. Please do not hesitate to contact the above mentioned individuals if the records you seek are not shown. The categories of records that the district will immediately disclose upon receipt are all of the documents on this website. The first 50 pages of any request are free, pages in excess of 50 maybe charged at $.04 per page. Most requests will be responded to within 5 business days of receipt.
Cherokee Elementary School
Everett Elementary School
Sheridan Elementary School
Deer Path Middle School

District 67

Educating Without Boundaries...
Learning Without Limits



    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.


    The school district is recognized both state-wide and nationally for its innovative, instructional practices and solid educational programs.

    The majority of our students score in the top stanines on standardized achievement tests and meet or exceed state standards on the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT).

    The K-8 curriculum includes advanced programs, gifted classes, and special needs support services allowing for the development of the whole child. All educational programs are designed to continuously meet the changing needs of students in our dynamic world.


    District 67 includes two kindergarten through 4th grade schools (Cherokee and Everett), one pre-k through 4th grade school (Sheridan), and one middle school for grades 5-8 (Deer Path). District 67 serves the residents of Lake Forest.

    School-by-school enrollment figures are as follows:

    • Cherokee Elementary School, 308 students
    • Everett Elementary School, 292 students
    • Sheridan Elementary School, 226 students
    • Deer Path Middle School, 901 students

    About Our Community

    To learn more about Lake Forest, please visit the Community page of our website.


    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


    Mr. Michael Simeck

    Superintendent of Schools K-12


    District Calendar