Lake Forest High School

Lake Forest High School serves 1,656 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Lake Forest High School operates within the Lake Forest Chsd 115 School District.

Overview

The student population of 1656 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 136 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,656 students
Lake Forest High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 136 teachers
Lake Forest High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Lake Forest High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 13:1
Lake Forest High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
4%
Lake Forest High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
3%
24%
Lake Forest High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
1%
19%
Lake Forest High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
90%
50%
Lake Forest High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Lake Forest High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Lake Forest High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.19 0.30
Lake Forest High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
45%
Lake Forest High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2012-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a 6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,656 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $24,591 is higher than the state average of $10,546. The district revenue/student has grown by 30% over four years.
The district spending/student of $36,063 is higher than the state average of $10,416. The district spending/student has grown by 104% over four years.
School District Name Lake Forest Chsd 115 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 1,656 932
Lake Forest Chsd 115 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate n/a% 88%
Lake Forest Chsd 115 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2005)
District Total Revenue $44 MM $10 MM
Lake Forest Chsd 115 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $64 MM $10 MM
Lake Forest Chsd 115 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $24,591 $10,546
Lake Forest Chsd 115 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $36,063 $10,416
Lake Forest Chsd 115 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Sally Potter School/lake Forest (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lake Bluff Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sheridan Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lake ForestSheridan Elementary School
    1360 North Sheridan Rd
    Lake ForestIL 60045
    (847)234-1160
    0.4 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 250 students                      
  • Lake BluffLake Bluff Middle School
    31 East Sheridan Place
    Lake BluffIL 60044
    (847)234-9407
    0.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 317 students                      
  • Lake ForestDeer Path Middle School East
    95 West Deerpath
    Lake ForestIL 60045
    (847)615-4470
    1 mi | Gr. 5-6 | 481 students                      
  • Lake ForestDeer Path Middle School West
    155 West Deerpath
    Lake ForestIL 60045
    (847)604-7400
    1.1 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 547 students                      
  • Lake BluffLake Bluff Elementary School
    350 West Washington Ave
    Lake BluffIL 60044
    (847)234-9405
    1.5 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 542 students                      

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