Reid Hall and Formal Gardens on a fall day with trees with red leaves
students sitting on the quad in chairs on a sunny day talking and laughing
group of students exiting Reyes Science Center talking
students performing in school musical
lfa athlete with the ball during a girls lacrosse game

LFA offers a transformative boarding school experience through a culture of participation characterized by rigorous academics, a global outlook and Midwestern values.

LFA's culture of participation is evident in every aspect of our vibrant boarding environment. Both day and boarding students are given the chance to meet new challenges with openness and curiosity, and develop the confidence to stretch beyond comfort zones.

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Grades 9-12 

LFA is a co-ed, college preparatory school for students in grades 9 through 12.


27 Varsity Sports

The core motto of LFA's athletics program is the promotion of sportsmanship. See a list of all of our teams at


15 States and 40 Countries & Territories

Our students come from all over the U.S. and the world. About half of the students are boarders, and half are day students.


150 Acre Campus

LFA is located on the former J. Ogden Armour estate and includes many of the estate's original buildings such as Reid Hall.

LFA is a home away from home.


Meet the Caxys

Get to know LFA's students and faculty!

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