Lake Forest is a residential community located about 30 miles north of Chicago on the shores of Lake Michigan. Established in the 1850's, it has a character and heritage unique to the area. Among its early residents were many prominent business and corporate leaders from Chicago.
The 20,000 residents of Lake Forest enjoy a wide array of community services including outstanding educational, recreational, and cultural facilities. Beautiful tree-lined parkways enhance gracious homes in this suburb which enjoys nearby major shopping malls and fine restaurants.
Travel to Chicago is available on two commuter train lines (Metra), one located in
the downtown area, and the other on the southwest side of Lake Forest.
Interstate 94/294 and U.S. Rte. 41 provide north-south access.
Lake Forest has an excellent beach and many parks. The suburb and other nearby communities offer extensive cultural and recreational opportunities, including a symphony orchestra and music institute. Just minutes away is the internationally renowned Ravinia, North America's oldest and most diverse summer festival of the performing arts.
Graduates of District 67 attend Lake Forest High School (District 115) which is proud to have over 90% of its graduates enroll in colleges or universities. Lake Forest is home to Lake Forest College, which provides quality liberal arts educational opportunities for their students. Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital is regarded highly for the personalized attention it provides its patients as well as the caliber of its physicians.
For those seeking an opportunity for advanced education, Northwestern University, The University of Chicago, DePaul University, Loyola University, and The University of Illinois-Chicago are easily accessible.
The community offers a high quality lifestyle with a long history of showing support for its elementary school system.
Lake Forest School District 67
300 S. Waukegan Rd., Lake Forest, Illinois 60045
Phone (847) 235-9657 Fax (847) 234-5132
Mr. Michael Simeck, Superintendent
© 2004-2012, Lake Forest School District 67