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Lake Forest Academy

Call: 847-234-3210
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Lake Forest Academy

At a glance

Location Lake Forest, IL
USA
Tuition $51,400
Grades 9-12 Students Receiving Aid 32%
Student Body Coed Total Aid Awarded $4,200,000
Student/Faculty Ratio 7:1 Endowment $21,000,000
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Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate 40%

Total Enrollment

Total Enrollment 430

Average Class Size

Average Class Size 12

Sports & Extracurriculars

Sports & Extracurriculars -
Average SAT Score (Math) 677
Average SAT Score (Verbal) 592
Learning Support Program?
Number of AP Programs -
ESL Offered?
IB Program Offered?

Overview

Region Carol Stream IL Area
Chicago IL Area
Program Emphasis Boarding School
College Prep
Day School
All Grades 9-12
Boarding Grades 9-12
Grade Divisions Secondary
Religious Affiliation Nondenominational
Student Body Coed
Established 1857
School Setting Other(Urban fringe of Large City)
Campus Size (Acres) 150
Head of School John Strudwick
Endowment $21,000,000

History

"Lake Forest Academy is a highly selective, prestigious college preparatory boarding and day school for grades 9 through 12 located on the North Shore in Lake Forest, Illinois, United States. As of the 2008-2009 school year, students at Lake Forest Academy come from 20 states and 28 countries."

(Source: Wikipedia)

Academics

Full Time Faculty 41
Part Time Faculty 2
Faculty with doctorate 3
Faculty with masters 26
Student/Faculty ratio 7:1
Average Class Size 12

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 430
% of International Students 28%

Admission

E-mail lstrudwick@lfanet.org
Web Address www.lfanet.org
Director of Admission Loring Strudwick
Application Fee Amount 50
Application Deadline(s) Jan
Financial Aid Awarded $4,200,000
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid 32%
Acceptance Rate 40%
Admissions Selectivity Selective
Day Student Tuition $38,000
Boarding Student Tuition $51,400
International Student Tuition $53,500

College Placement Office

Average SAT I Scores (Math) 677
Average SAT I Scores (Verbal) 592
Average SAT I Scores (Writing) 616
Average ACT Score 28

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Phone 847-234-3210
Address 1500 W Kennedy Rd - Lake Forest, IL 60045 USA
Website www.lfanet.org 
Email lstrudwick@lfanet.org 
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