PROFICIENCY 42% 33% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
42%Lake Forest CHSD 115
60%Lake Forest

Lake Forest High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Lake Forest CHSD 115" in Lake Forest, IL. There are a total of 1,674 students and 120 teachers at Lake Forest High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 59 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Lake Forest High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 42.0%, which is 33% higher than the Illinois average.


Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch59
Reduced lunch0


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment453
Taking some courses373
Taking some courses (not tests)87
Passing some courses360
Passing no courses8

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Lake Forest High School, there are a total of 453 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 373 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School15-19%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School65-69%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Lake Forest High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 90.6% 90.6% 49.5% 51.1%
African American 1.1% 1.1% 17.5% 15.9%
Asian 3.8% 3.8% 4.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.1% 3.1% 24.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.3% 1.3% 3.0% 3.1%

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Cherokee Elementary School75%2.7Lake Forest, IL
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Rondout Elementary School55%3.4Lake Forest, IL
Howard A Yeager Elementary School10%3.6North Chicago, IL
Everett Elementary School62%3.7Lake Forest, IL
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Lake Forest demographics profile

StatisticLake ForestIllinoisNational
Population density (sq mi)1,09822291
Median age47.037.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)68%55%55%
Speak English89%77%79%
Speak Spanish2%13%13%

Education level achieved in Lake Forest

IndexLake ForestIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade98.2%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school97.9%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college91.3%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree81.6%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors78.6%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters38.6%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree14.7%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.0%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Lake Forest High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.