Prospective Families

Welcome, and thank you for your interest in the Lake Forest Schools.

We invite you to explore our website using the links below to learn about our schools and school districts, and to view the answers to commonly asked questions. If there is a specific question that was not answered using the information on this page, please email communications@lfschools.net.

Learn More About Lake Forest Elementary School District 67

Learn More About Lake Forest Community High School District 115

Cherokee
Elementary School

475 E. Cherokee Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 234-3805

School Website

Everett
Elementary School

1111 Everett School Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 234-5713

Sheridan
Elementary School

1360 N. Sheridan Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 234-1160

School Website

Deer Path
Middle School

95 W. Deerpath Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 615-4470 (5/6)
(847) 604-7400 (7/8)

School Website

Lake Forest High School

1285 N. McKinley Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 234-3600

School Website

What are the school boundaries and/or enrollment criteria?

Enrollment is open to all legal residents who reside within the school boundaries. Lake Forest Elementary School District 67 boundaries include the City of Lake Forest only (students who reside in Lake Bluff and Knollwood attend Lake Bluff Elementary School District 65). The boundaries of Lake Forest Community High School District 115 includes the communities of Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, and Knollwood. General information regarding school boundaries can be found on Lake County Maps Online. However, we recommend that you contact the Business Office, 847-604-7437 to confirm whether or not a residence falls with the boundaries of our schools.

How do I schedule a school tour?

Families who are considering a move from another school district to Lake Forest High School District 115 should call 847-582-7388 or email Gail Moesta for more information.

Families who are interested in visiting one of District 67's schools may contact their selected school using the information listed above, or, for general questions, contact the District Office, 847-604-7421.

How can I learn about your curriculum?

the District 67 Curriculum page provides access to Curriculum Highlight Documents for each grade level (K-8), as well as information regarding Gifted and Advanced Learners, our Mandarin Language Program, and Social & Emotional Learning (SEL).

For Lake Forest High School, you can view the Student Course Guide from the Academics page.

Do you offer transportation?

Bus transportation is provided to all students for a fee established annually by the Boards of Education of District 67 and District 115. Bus routes are established yearly to serve the greatest number of students with maximum safety and efficiency.

Please use this link to access transportation and other approved student fees for District 67.

Please use this link to access transportation and other approved student fees for District 115.

Does District 67 offer a full-day kindergarten program?

Yes, District 67 offers a full-day kindergarten program with hours that mirror those for grades 1-4. Parents interested in a half-day option should contact the building principal for their home school. For additional information, please visit the Kindergarten Information page.

Do you offer a preschool or pre-k program?

District 67 offers Lake Forest residents with children ages 3-5 years an exemplary early childhood experience in the Community of Learners Preschool. The purpose of the program is to optimize the potential of each child through nurturing individual student growth in an integrated preschool setting. Please use this link for more information about the Community of Learners Preschool.

Lake Forest High School's Little Scouts Preschool  offers quality care and developmentally appropriate activities for children six weeks to five years old. Please use this link for more information about Little Scouts Preschool.

How do I register my student?

For District 67 schools, please visit the District 67 Registration page.

For Lake Forest High School, please visit Lake Forest High School's Registration page.

How have the Lake Forest Schools performed on State Assessments and other independent measures?

IllinoisReportCard.com is the state’s official source for information about public schools across Illinois.

The Illinois State Board of Education annually releases a report card that shows how each school, district, and the state is performing on a wide range of educational goals. The Illinois Report Card has two main components: the At-a-Glance Report that provides important information about each school or district in a one-page, printable format; and the online report card that delivers in-depth information with explanations of each indicator available.

Families and community members can use the site to find school data, including academic performance, school environment, educators, students, and highlights provided by principals.

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