Lake Forest school information

IndexLake ForestIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores96%82%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:118:116:1
Total public schools63,93879,235
Total private schools61,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools23067,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Lake Forest are 41% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Lake Forest.
  • 97.5% of people in Lake Forest have completed 8th grade.
  • 97.2% of people in Lake Forest have completed high school.
  • 75.2% of people in Lake Forest have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Lake Forest

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  • Cherokee Elem School475 Cherokee RdGrades: KG - 04Students: 355 · Ratio: 13:197
  • Deer Path Middle Sch East95 W DeerpathGrades: 05 - 06Students: 513 · Ratio: 12:198
  • Deer Path Middle Sch West155 W DeerpathGrades: 07 - 08Students: 533 · Ratio: 12:195
  • Everett Elem School1111 Everett School RdGrades: KG - 04Students: 372 · Ratio: 12:197
  • Lake Forest High School1285 N Mckinley RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,729 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Rondout Elem School28593 N Bradley RdGrades: KG - 08Students: 161 · Ratio: 9:194
  • Sally Potter School/Lake Forest300 S Waukegan RdGrades: PK - 08Students: 65 · Ratio: 5:1n/a
  • Sheridan Elem School1360 N Sheridan RdGrades: KG - 04Students: 277 · Ratio: 12:195

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Education level achieved in Lake Forest

IndexLake ForestIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade97.5%85.6%83.8%
Completed high school97.2%84.0%82.4%
Completed some college89.5%60.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree78.5%39.4%37.2%
Completed bachelors75.2%31.9%29.3%
Completed masters36.9%12.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree14.1%3.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate3.6%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Lake Forest (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Kenilworth, IL2,64899%45%
Winnetka, IL12,36698%44%
Lincolnshire, IL7,27098%44%
Wilmette, IL27,34598%43%
Northfield, IL5,33297%42%
Lake Forest, IL18,91496%41%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mineola, NY18,91873%6%
Eustis, FL18,92052%23%
Alamo, TX18,90781%18%
Sylvania, OH18,92389%31%
Payson, UT18,92875%10%
Lake Forest, IL18,91496%41%
Source: The Lake Forest, IL education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.