Students: 420 | Faculty: 60 | Grades: 9-12 | Gender: Coed
Lake Forest Academy
The LFA sports teams are referred to as the Caxys, and their mascot is Caxy the Frog.
There are 25 buildings on the LFA campus, which covers about 150 acres and includes a small lake.
LFA is accredited by the National Association of Independent Schools, the Independent Schools Association of the Central States, and the Secondary School Admission Test Board.
LFA is considered on of the best college preparatory schools in the country, and 100% of LFA’s graduates attend a four year college or university.
Elmer E. Ellsworth, the first Union officer to be killed in the Civil War, was once a member of the LFA faculty.
Boarding Schools in Illinois
The all girl's school was founded in 1858 in Chicago and moved to Lake Forest, Illinois in 1904. The academy is a private Catholic school offering high school education to day students and boarders. Students can find tuition assistance through a variety of payment plans. Woodlands Academy charges $24,500 per year for day students and $45,400 per year for boarding students. There are additional charges for the Learning Program and the ESL Program. The school offers a career oriented curriculum and is ...
Founded in 1982, Brehm Preparatory School is a non-profit boarding school specializing in education for students with learning disabilities. Located in Carbondale, IL, Brehm is a small school, with about 90 students, tops, allowing emphasis on each students' needs. Designed for students in grades 6 through 12, Brehm accepts students with a broad range of learning disabilities. Disabilities include, but not limited to those students with ADHD, Tourette Syndrome, Communication Disorders, Anxiety, and non-verbal Learning Disabilities. Students are also taught many practical ...
The Illinois Math & Science Academy is a top public high school located in Aurora, Illinois, just 45 miles away from Chicago. The school is co-ed and has seven residence halls on its property. A student must currently be enrolled in an Illinois school to be eligible for IMSA. Students interested must be accepted into the school before they start the tenth grade. They are also required to begin their IMSA education in the tenth grade. It is a great academy for those ...