Lake Forest High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1285 N Mckinley Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Phone
(847) 234-3600
District
LAKE FOREST CHSD 115
County
LAKE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1677
Classroom Teachers
126

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

10

(10 is best)

Better than 98.3% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Lake Forest High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 73 33
Proficiency in Reading 75 34
Proficiency in Math 70 31

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.29
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.38
AVG FOR STATE 15.74
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 396 23.6%
Grade 10 404 24.1%
Grade 11 419 25.0%
Grade 12 458 27.3%
Total 1677 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 90.8% 90.8% 50.5%
Black 1.2% 1.2% 17.6%
Hispanic 4.5% 4.5% 26.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.5% 3.5% 5.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.1% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 2.9% 2.9% 47.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.9% 2.9% 43.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 4.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 27,078 12,802,023
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,262.1 230
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.4% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.8% 19.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 20.7% 33.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 32.4% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 19.7% 14.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 9,446 4,818,452
Single Parent Households With Children 3.3% 10.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 98.5% 88.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 75.2% 33.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 52.5% 13.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 14.7% 15.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 8.8% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 8.9% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 6.3% 16.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 4.2% 13.6%
$15,000 or less 4.6% 11.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $15,925 $27,008,800 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,040 $3,459,840 6.7%
Staff $735 $1,246,560 2.4%
General Administration $241 $408,736 0.8%
School Administration $1,785 $3,027,360 5.8%
Operation $3,090 $5,240,640 10.1%
Transportation $486 $824,256 1.6%
Other $1,966 $3,334,336 6.4%
Total Support $10,343 $17,541,728 33.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,304 $7,299,584 14.1%
Total Expenditures $30,571 $51,848,416 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,469 $17,149,168,027 53.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $866 $1,753,249,816 5.5%
Staff $511 $1,035,392,053 3.2%
General Administration $508 $1,028,089,038 3.2%
School Administration $724 $1,466,036,035 4.6%
Operation $1,137 $2,302,343,028 7.2%
Transportation $625 $1,265,587,571 4.0%
Other $553 $1,119,318,418 3.5%
Total Support $4,923 $9,969,107,562 31.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,409 $4,878,272,870 15.2%
Total Expenditures $15,801 $31,997,108,858 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%