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District Mission

To prepare all students for life-long learning


District Vision

We will:
• Exhibit an unconditional commitment to students.
• Provide an environment that is respectful and nurturing.
• Provide a high quality and challenging education in which all children succeed.
• Foster individual and collaborative creativity.
• Foster interdependence among all individuals in our community.
• Create an atmosphere of continual improvement and reflection.


About Our Schools
The school district is recognized both state-wide and nationally for its innovative, instructional practices and solid educational programs. The majority of our students score in the top stanines on standardized achievement tests and meet or exceed state standards on the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT).

The K-8 curriculum includes advanced programs, gifted and talented classes, and special needs support services allowing for the development of the whole child. All educational programs are designed to continuously meet the changing needs of students in our dynamic world.


Click here for a brief history of our schools


Student Facts


The District houses its 1,922 students in three elementary (K-4) schools, and a middle school (5-8). School-by-school enrollment figures based on the 6th Day Enrollment Report are as follows:

  • Cherokee School - 357 students
  • Everett School - 326 students
  • Sheridan School - 247 students
  • Deer Path Middle School - 992 students


Shared Services

The Board of Education of District 67 and Lake Forest High School District 115 in July of 2004 entered into a Shared Service Agreement. The benefits to our school community includes a more collaborative coordination of the educational and operational programs K-12. This agreement also provides a more efficient use of taxpayer dollars by reducing administrative costs to both school districts. Both district also benefit from having support staff who handle responsibilities for both districts.


Association of Parents and Teachers (APT)
The mission of the Lake Forest School District 67 Association of Parents & Teachers is to foster cooperative working relationships, to promote communication within the school community, and to enhance the education and enrichment of our children. Membership in APT supports the children, parents, and professionals (teachers, administration, and support staff).


For more information about the APT, click here.


Spirit of 67 Foundation
The Spirit of 67 Foundation is a not-for-profit organization and the only funding vehicle authorized by District 67. The mission of the Spirit is to raise funds and acquire resources to enrich and enhance the educational and cultural experiences of students, parents, faculty, and staff of District 67 in ways that might not otherwise be provided. The Spirit of 67 Foundation benefits 100% of students in the district.


For more information about the Spirit, click here.


To learn more about the difference between the APT and the Spirit, click here.