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Lake Forest High School
  • Public
  • LAKE FOREST, IL

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade B minus
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A+
  7. Administration
    grade A
  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
    grade A+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade A+

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Lake Forest High School is a top rated, public school located in LAKE FOREST, IL. It has 1,537 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 76% of students are at least proficient in math and 82% in reading.

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Lake Forest High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
82%
Percent Proficient - Math
76%
Average Graduation Rate
97%
Average SAT
1340
184 responses
Average ACT
29
564 responses
AP Enrollment
44%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$189,118
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,627
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$818,000
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
89%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 18 responses
Poll
78%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 18 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 52 responses
  • Prom Parade
    21%
  • Senior prank
    13%
  • Turnabout
    13%
  • ELS Basketball Game
    12%
  • Homecoming
    12%
  • Music program trips to Europe
    10%
  • Talent Show
    8%

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,537
Free or Reduced Lunch
1%
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 17 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 17 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 17 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$105,229
Teachers in First/Second Year
3%
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 24 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 24 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 24 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
No data available  
National
$12,239
93%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 27 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 27 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 27 responses

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