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History

LAKE FOREST ACADEMY WAS FOUNDED IN 1857, AND FERRY HALL IN 1869. LFA MERGED WITH FERRY HALL IN 1974 AND HAS BEEN CO-EDUCATIONAL EVER SINCE.

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Grades

LFA IS A CO-EDUCATIONAL COLLEGE PRPARATORY BOARDING AND DAY SCHOOL

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Our Campus

  LFA IS SITUATED ON A WOODED 150 ACRE CAMPUS, AND IS MADE UP OF 30+ BUILDINGS INCLUDING DORMITORIES AND ATHLETICS FACILITIES

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Proximity

LAKE FOREST ACADEMY IS LOCATED 30 MILES FROM CHICAGO, AND 21 MILES AWAY FROM O'HARE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

Demographics

Students from... 16 states

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33 countries and territories

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Our Students

APPROXIMATELY 434 STUDENTS ATTEND LFA EACH YEAR.

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Boarding & Day

ALMOST HALF OF THE LFA STUDENT BODY LIVES ON CAMPUS

BOARDING STUDENTS: 49%
DAY STUDENTS: 51%

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International & Multicultural

STUDENTS COME FROM NEAR AND FAR TO PURSUE ACADEMIC PROGRAMS THAT GO BEYOND THE REGULAR CLASSROOM

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: 26%
DOMESTIC STUDENTS OF COLOR: 31%

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Matriculation

  100% OF LFA STUDENTS ATTEND COLLEGE AFTER GRADUATION

Daily Life

Average Class

CLASSES ARE SMALL, SO STUDENTS CAN CONNECT, LEARN, DISCUSS AND QUESTION DURING CLASS.

AVERAGE CLASS SIZE: 12 STUDENTS

Students & Faculty

  6:1 STUDENT TO FACULTY RATIO

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Faculty Factoids

  71%: ADVANCED DEGREES
  44%: +10 YEARS AT LFA
  70%: LIVE ON CAMPUS

Academics

  22 ADVANCED PLACEMENT CLASSES

Activities

Finances

TUITION FOR 2018-19: $44,400 DAY, $59,400 BOARDING

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Affordability

  135 STUDENTS (31%) RECEIVING FINANCIAL AID

Awards

OVER $5.2 M AWARDED IN FINANCIAL AID ANNUALLY

Endowment

APPROXIMATELY $30 MILLION ENDOWMENT