Facts and Figures

OUR SCHOOL

  • Founded in 1857
  • Grades 9-12
  • Co-educational, independent, college-preparatory school
  • Head of School, Dr. John Strudwick, appointed in 2001
  • 150 acre campus
  • 30 miles north of Chicago

OUR STUDENTS

  • 430 students
  • Day: 52%, Boarding: 48%
  • International students: 26%
  • Domestic students of color: 30%
  • 14 states and 37 countries represented

ACADEMICS

  • Average class size: 12
  • 7:1 student to faculty ratio
  • 71% of faculty have advanced degrees
  • 44% of faculty +10 years at LFA
  • 71% of faculty live on campus
  • 21 Advanced Placement classes
  • 28.8 ACT average for Class of 2016
  • 100% of seniors matriculate to college
  • Class of 2016 (113 students) went to 77 institutions in 30 states
  • Most popular college destinations past five years: University of Illinois, New York University, Cornell University, University of Southern California, Boston University, Emory University, Stanford University, Northwestern University, University of California- Los Angeles

ACTIVITIES

  • 28 Varsity sports
  • Over 60 different clubs
  • Service learning club and trip opportunities
  • Visual and performing arts classes and groups and private vocal lessons available; Arts Concentration in Music, Theater and Visual Arts

FINANCES

  • Tuition for 2016-17: $41,600 day, $55,350 boarding
  • Over $5.1 million awarded in financial aid annually
  • 141 students (33%) receiving financial aid
  • Approximately $30 million endowment

Contact Us

1500 West Kennedy Road
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 615-3210

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