Education

Lake Forest and Lake Bluff public schools consistently rank among the top in the state of Illinois.

Lake Forest residents are served by Lake Forest School District 67 for elementary and middle school. Lake Bluff residents are served by Lake Bluff School District 65 for elementary and middle school. Lake Forest High School District 115 serves Lake Forest and Lake Bluff residents.

Plus, our communities are home to numerous preschools, private schools and institutes of higher learning that get excellent marks and have been honored with national awards.

Public Schools

Lake Bluff School District 65
121 E. Sheridan Place
847-234-9400
www.lb65.org

  • Lake Bluff Elementary School (K-5)
    350 W. Washington Ave.
    847-234-9405
  • Lake Bluff Middle School (6-8)
    31 E. Sheridan Place
    847-234-9407

Lake Forest Elementary School District 67
300 S. Waukegan Road, LF
847-235-9657
www.lakeforestschools.org

  • Cherokee Elementary School (K-4)
    475 E. Cherokee Road
    847-234-3805
  • Everett Elementary School (K-4)
    1111 Everett School Road
    847-234-5713
  • Sheridan Elementary School (K-4)
    1360 N. Sheridan Road
    847-234-1160
  • Deerpath Middle School
    95 W. Deerpath
    (Grades 5 - 6) 847-615-4470
    (Grades 7 - 8) 847-604-7400

Lake Forest Community High School District 115
300 S. Waukegan Road, LF
847-235-9657
www.lakeforestschools.org

  • Lake Forest High School
    1285 N. McKinley Road
    847-234-3600
    www.lfhs.org

Rondout Elementary School District 72 (K-8)
Rondout School
28593 N. Bradley Road, LF
847-362-2021
www.rondout.org

Preschools & Child Care Centers

Community of Learners Preschool
(Inclusive learning with typically developing preschoolers and those with special needs.)
Sheridan Elementary School
1360 N. Sheridan Road, LF
847-234-1160
www.lakeforestschools.org

Dearhaven Child Care and Learning Center
1100 N. Westmoreland Road, LF
847-535-6175
www.brighthorizons.com

The Episcopal Preschool
400 E. Westminster Ave., LF
847-234-7980
www.theepiscopalpreschool.org

First Presbyterian Church Preschool
700 N. Sheridan Road, LF
847-295-1214
www.preschool.firstchurchlf.org

Gorton Children’s Drop-In Learning Center
400 E. Illinois Road, LF
847-234-6060
www.gortoncenter.org/drop-in-learning-center/

Kinderhaven Preschool Academy
(Lake Forest Parks & Recreation Department)
400 Hastings Road, LF
847-810-3947
www.cityoflakeforest.com

Lake Bluff Preschool
355 W. Washington Ave.
847-234-4150, Ext. 12
www.lakebluffparks.org/preschool

Little Scouts Preschool (Operated in conjunction with Lake Forest High School)
LFHS West Campus
300 S. Waukegan Road, LF
847-235-9670
www.lakeforestschools.org

Private Schools

East Lake Academy (Age 3 - Grade 8)
13911 W. Laurel Drive, LF
847-247-0035
www.eastlakeacademy.org

Forest Bluff School - Montessori (Birth - Age 14)
8 W. Scranton Ave., LB
847-295-8338
www.forestbluff.org

Fusion Academy (Grades 6-12)
840 S. Waukegan Rd., Suite 224, LF
847-295-4039
www.fusionacademy.com

Lake Forest Academy (Grades 9-12)
1500 W. Kennedy Road, LF
847-234-3210
www.lfanet.org

Lake Forest Country Day School (Age 2-Grade 8)
145 S. Green Bay Road, LF
847-234-2350
www.lfcds.org

Montessori School of Lake Forest (Birth-Age 15)
13700 W. Laurel Drive, LF
847-918-1000
www.mslf.org

Safe Haven School (Ages 5-18)
906 Muir Ave., LB
847-604-3903
www.safehavenschool.org

School of St. Mary

  • Primary Grade Center (Age 3 - Grade 3)
    900 W. Everett Road, LF
    847-283-9800
  • Upper Grade Center (Grades 4 - 8)
    185 E. Illinois Road, LF
    847-234-0371
    www.schoolofstmary.org

Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart (Grades 9-12)
760 E. Westleigh Road, LF
847-234-4300
www.woodlandsacademy.org

Higher Education

College of Lake County - Southlake Campus
1120 S. Milwaukee Ave.
Vernon Hills, IL, 60061
847-543-6501
www.clcillinois.edu/southlake

Lake Forest College
555 N. Sheridan Road, LF
847-234-3100
www.lakeforest.edu

Lake Forest Graduate School of Management
1905 W. Field Court, LF
847-234-5005
www.lakeforestmba.edu

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
3333 Green Bay Road
North Chicago, IL, 60064
847-578-3000
www.rosalindfranklin.edu