About Us

Our Mission & Core Values

Inspired teaching, academic rigor, attention to individual needs, a commitment to responsible citizenship—these principles infuse every aspect of life at Lake Forest Country Day School and define our dedication
to producing students of strong character with a passion for learning.
- LFCDS Mission Statement

List of 5 items.

  • Excellence

    Lake Forest Country Day School embraces a tradition of personal excellence by engaging, inspiring and preparing each student for a lifetime of learning.
  • Partnership

    Lake Forest Country Day School stresses the importance of family and the partnership of all members of the school community in the successful development of each child.
  • Responsibility

    Lake Forest Country Day School's Honor Code serves as a moral and ethical compass for the entire school community, encouraging its members to be conscientious citizens, committed to recognizing and valuing the contributions of others.
  • Participation

    Lake Forest Country Day School believes that all students should be given the opportunity to participate in every aspect of school life and that in so doing they will learn more about themselves and others.
  • Diversity

    Lake Forest Country Day School believes that exposure to differences fosters an enriched education. Thus, we invite and embrace a diverse community that reflects distinctive and different backgrounds, origins, perspectives, and talents to the benefit of all.

Our Honor Code

As a community, we believe that responsible individual behavior is a vital aspect of school life and personal development. Students, parents, faculty, and staff at LFCDS contribute to an environment where all students feel safe and are encouraged to grow intellectually, emotionally, and physically.

  • We believe that it is a privilege to attend LFCDS, and that our responsibilities to our School include the following:
  • We base our relationships on trust, honesty, respect, and compassion.
  • We accept responsibility for our own actions and decisions.
  • We respect our health and wellbeing and that of others.
  • We respect each other's property, our School, and our environment.
  • We value learning as well as the effort and honesty that must be part of the process.
A co-educational independent private school for students age 2 through Grade 8.
Graduating students of strong character with a passion for learning since 1888.

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Lake Forest Country Day School

145 South Green Bay Road
Lake Forest, IL 60045

P: 847-234-2350
F: 847-234-2352