We look forward to working with you throughout the application process! The deadline for the LFA application and the financial aid application is January 15, 2024. If you have any questions, please contact the Admission Office.
To learn more about Lake Forest Academy, request more information, and begin the admission process, please complete our inquiry form. You will be emailed login information to access the admission portal where you will complete the application process.
To begin the application process, submit the application form and pay the $60 application fee in the admission portal. Once this is complete, all other requirements for the application process will be available in your portal. You can access the admission portal here.
Lake Forest Academy practices a holistic application review in order to determine a student’s fit in our community. It has always been our philosophy to review all aspects of a student’s application without relying solely on test scores.
Lake Forest Academy will be requiring testing as part of the application process this year. Please contact the Admission Office if you have any questions regarding our testing policy. Below are the accepted standardized test options.
The essays give applicants the opportunity to tell the Admission Committee who they are and what is important to them. These are helpful for the committee to get to know them and better understand their fit at LFA. Essay prompts can be found in the admission portal.
Parents are asked to answer two questions on their student’s application, which will provide the admission counselors with another perspective about the applicant. The parents’ essay prompts are also located in the admission portal.
Lake Forest Academy awards $6 million in financial aid annually to families with demonstrated financial need. Completing the financial aid application is required in addition to the LFA admission application, and both must be submitted before January 15, 2023. You can find more information about LFA’s financial aid program and how to apply by visiting our Tuition and Financial Aid page.