Lake Forest High School

  • Lake Forest High School serves 1,674 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • Lake Forest High School operates within the Lake Forest Chsd 115 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1674 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 120 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,674 students
Lake Forest High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Lake Forest High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 120 teachers
Lake Forest High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Lake Forest High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Lake Forest High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
3%
5%
Lake Forest High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
4%
25%
Lake Forest High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
1%
17%
Lake Forest High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
91%
49%
Lake Forest High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Lake Forest High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Lake Forest High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.17 0.31
Lake Forest High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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%
52%
Lake Forest High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2012-2015)

District Comparison

  • Lake Forest Chsd 115 School District's student population of 1,674 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $30,898 is higher than the state average of $16,005. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $30,139 is higher than the state average of $14,988. The district spending/student has declined by 16% over four years.
School District Name Lake Forest Chsd 115 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 1,674 753
Lake Forest Chsd 115 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a 88%
Lake Forest Chsd 115 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2005)
District Total Revenue $52 MM $12 MM
Lake Forest Chsd 115 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $51 MM $11 MM
Lake Forest Chsd 115 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $30,898 $16,005
Lake Forest Chsd 115 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $30,139 $14,988
Lake Forest Chsd 115 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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  • Lake ForestSheridan Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 246 students
    0.4 miles
    1360 N Sheridan Rd
    Lake ForestIL 60045
    (847)234-1160
    0.4KG-4246
  • Lake BluffLake Bluff Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 307 students
    0.8 miles
    31 E Sheridan Pl
    Lake BluffIL 60044
    (847)234-9407
    0.86-8307
  • Lake ForestDeer Path Middle School East
    Grades: 5-6 | 458 students
    1 miles
    95 W Deerpath
    Lake ForestIL 60045
    (847)615-4470
    15-6458
  • Lake ForestDeer Path Middle School West
    Grades: 7-8 | 522 students
    1.1 miles
    155 W Deerpath
    Lake ForestIL 60045
    (847)604-7400
    1.17-8522
  • Lake BluffLake Bluff Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 550 students
    1.5 miles
    350 W Washington Ave
    Lake BluffIL 60044
    (847)234-9405
    1.5KG-5550

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