About Us

Accreditations & Partnerships

Lake Forest Country Day School has deep roots in the Lake Forest community and surrounding areas.
The School aims to serve the community at large as well as our student body by partnering with local groups whose missions are aligned with our own. We’re proud to be affiliated with the groups listed below, who help us with our core mission and assist us in the further education of our students and parents.
-- LFCDS Trustee


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  • The Center for Talent Development at Northwestern University

    is an accredited learning center and research facility that has been serving gifted students, their families, and educators for over 30 years.
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  • Lake Forest Open Lands Association (LFOLA)

    is a non-profit organization dedicated to conserving our natural environment through land acquisition, habitat restoration, environmental education, and conservation advocacy.
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  • North Chicago Community Partners

    is a local organization that aims to achieve broad, long-term community improvements in nearby North Chicago.
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  • Leading Youth to Healthy Decisions (LEAD)

    is a non-profit organization dedicated to parents and other adults and their role in the promotion of healthy family relationships and the prevention and alcohol, drug use, and other risky behavior by youth.
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Lake Forest Country Day School is a member of the following associations:

The National Association of Independent Schools

The Independent Schools Association of the Central States

The Lake Michigan Association of Independent Schools

The Enrollment Management Association

As required by the state of Illinois, the 1st STEP program is licensed through the Department of Child & Family Services (DCFS).
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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