1500 W. Kennedy Road Lake Forest, IL 60045

School Type: Day/Boarding

Student Body: coed

Head of School: Christopher Tennyson

Admissions Director: Carolyn Gorowski

Grade 9 - Grade 12

Lake Forest Academy is an independent, co-ed boarding and day school for students in grades 9-12. LFA enrolls 435 students from 35 countries and 15 states and strives to cultivate in its students excellence of character, scholarship, responsibility, and citizenship.


LFA offers a transformative boarding school experience characterized by an individualized curriculum with advanced classes, a 6:1 student to faculty ratio, a global outlook and Midwestern values. 


The Academy is located 30 miles north of Chicago on a 150-acre wooded campus. Learn more at