About Us

Our Campus

Whether you are in the enchanting Early Childhood Center, the verdant Outdoor Lab,
or the sleek, new Innovation Center, you see how the entire LFCDS campus is designed to engage all of your child's senses and inspire in him or her a true love of learning.

-- Parent of Current and Alumni Students
    • The Think Tank is an inviting space where students of all ages come to dream, brainstorm, and collaborate.

      The Think Tank is an inviting space where students of all ages come to dream, brainstorm, and collaborate.

    • The Innovation Lab, with rearrangable seating for more than 50 students, is the place to prototype, build, test, and design.

      The Innovation Lab, with rearrangable seating for more than 50 students, is the place to prototype, build, test, and design.

    • The Robotics Lab houses two practice tables as well as dozens of blue-tooth motorized LEGO robots, LEGO engineering software, moon-bots, and a mock lunar-landscape.

      The Robotics Lab houses two practice tables as well as dozens of blue-tooth motorized LEGO robots, LEGO engineering software, moon-bots, and a mock lunar-landscape.

    • The James L. Marks III Early Childhood Center provides a cutting-edge learning environment for our four- and five-year-olds.

      The James L. Marks III Early Childhood Center provides a cutting-edge learning environment for our four- and five-year-olds.

    • The Green Bay Atrium area serves as a crossroads of activity—a place where Upper and Lower School Community Meetings are held and small performances are presented. The fireplace and soft furniture in the Commons area provides a comfortable place for social interaction.

      The Green Bay Atrium area serves as a crossroads of activity—a place where Upper and Lower School Community Meetings are held and small performances are presented. The fireplace and soft furniture in the Commons area provides a comfortable place for social interaction.

    • The 15,000-volume library includes subscriptions to several print periodicals, a professional library for faculty and a parenting library for LFCDS families.

      The 15,000-volume library includes subscriptions to several print periodicals, a professional library for faculty and a parenting library for LFCDS families.

    • The School

      The School's two art classrooms are located adjacent to the LFCDS Atrium, and provide abundant spaces to work on projects as well as a ceramics/3-D art room and kiln. The Onwentsia gallery, located between the two classrooms, offers an excellent opportunity to showcase student artwork.

    • The main athletic facilities consist of two gyms, one of which is equipped with a climbing wall and locker rooms. Four outdoor playing fields accommodate our soccer, football, field hockey, baseball, softball, and lacrosse teams.

      The main athletic facilities consist of two gyms, one of which is equipped with a climbing wall and locker rooms. Four outdoor playing fields accommodate our soccer, football, field hockey, baseball, softball, and lacrosse teams.

    • The Greene Outdoor Labratory provides students an opportunity to study nature and earth science in an interactive setting.

      The Greene Outdoor Labratory provides students an opportunity to study nature and earth science in an interactive setting.

    • The Robbie Bermingham Greenhouse, located just to the right of our courtyard (used for our beautiful outdoor graduation ceremonies), allows students to learn the importance of caring for plant life.

      The Robbie Bermingham Greenhouse, located just to the right of our courtyard (used for our beautiful outdoor graduation ceremonies), allows students to learn the importance of caring for plant life.

    • The School maintains separate, age-appropriate playgrounds for our ECC, Lower School, and Upper School students.

      The School maintains separate, age-appropriate playgrounds for our ECC, Lower School, and Upper School students.

    • Our bright and attractive lunchroom with salad bar offers hot, family-style meals to students and faculty, provided by OrganicLife.

      Our bright and attractive lunchroom with salad bar offers hot, family-style meals to students and faculty, provided by OrganicLife.

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  • Think Tank

    The Think Tank is designed to be a space where students and teachers come to imagine, dream, brainstorm, and plan. Outfitted with stadium seating, beanbag chairs, and walls designed to be written upon, classes across the school enjoy this comfortable, inspiring space.
  • Innovation Lab

    The Innovation Lab has shop tables, writable tables, movable seating, rolling marker boards, a green sreen, 3D printers, laser printers, vinyl cutters, and drones. The centerpiece is an 80 square foot media wall. In addition, students can find almost any traditional tool imaginable in this sleek new space.
  • Robotics Lab

    The Robotics Lab houses two practice tables as well as dozens of blue-tooth motorized LEGO robots, LEGO engineering software, moon-bots and a mock lunar-landscape, and many more fun gadgets—all components necessary to compete in the First LEGO League’s LEGO Robotics tournament. 

    There is storage for all robotic components, and each LFCDS Robotics team has their own cabinet in which to store their supplies. There is designated shelving for the robots, processors, motors, and various LEGO pieces. In the Robotics Lab the walls and cabinets are writable surfaces as are the planning/meeting tables, separate from the practice tables.
  • Early Childhood Center

    The James L. Marks III Early Childhood Center provides a cutting-edge learning environment for our four- and five-year-olds. Throughout these early childhood years, our program is designed to promote the social, emotional, cognitive and physical growth of each child and to help children achieve optimal development in preparation for future years at Lake Forest Country Day School.
  • Green Bay Atrium

    The Green Bay Atrium —highlighted by a sunlit atrium space—serves as the heart of the School, the crossroads of activity, a teacher/student meeting place and a forum for small performances and presentations. The fireplace and soft furniture emphasize the family aspect of the community and provide a mutually beneficial place for social interaction between younger and older students.
  • Library

    The School's cutting-edge Library-Media Center merges technology and library science and provides unmatched educational opportunities. 

    The Library-Media Center is beautifully appointed with skylights, beamed ceilings and a fireplace—conducive to quiet reading, research or small group study.

    The 15,000-volume library includes subscriptions to several print periodicals, a professional library for faculty and a parenting library for LFCDS families. It uses an automated catalog and provides the School community with an online encyclopedia and an online periodicals service.
  • Fine Arts Facilities

    The School's art classrooms are located at the center of the School emphasizing LFCDS' commitment to the arts. In addition to large spaces with abundant natural light, there is a ceramics/three dimensional art room, and a kiln room. Student artwork is showcased in galleries throughout the School.

    The School's Performing Arts Center provides wonderful space for the many musical concerts, dramatic performances and community gatherings throughout the year.

    Two music rooms and a band room also serve as the hub of the Fine Arts Department.
  • Athletic Facilities

    The main athletic facilities consist of a small gymnasium and a larger gymnasium equipped with a climbing wall and locker rooms for boys and girls. LFCDS also has four outdoor playing fields accommodating soccer, football, baseball, softball, and field hockey. 
  • Outdoor Labratory

    LFCDS began restoring a parcel of woodland on the south side of its campus in 2012. Today, this “living natural laboratory” is used across all grades and disciplines for a variety of activities, whether it is an English class writing poetry inspired by nature or a science class studying ecosystems. Students use magnifying glasses, large and small fish nets, soil sample jars, Vernier Lab probes, and other scientific instruments to conduct a variety of experiments in this one-of-a-kind classroom.
  • Greenhouse

    The Robbie Bermingham Greenhouse, located in the courtyard, enjoys new life as a bustling hub for sustainable farming. Through the aquaponic garden, students explore plant life, food production, and community service.
  • Playgrounds

    LFCDS maintains seperate, age-appropriate playgrounds for our ECC, Lower School, and Upper School students. Lower and Upper School students also have access to the soccer fields and the basketball courts during outdoor recess.
  • Lunchroom

    The comfortable and attractive lunchroom offers hot, family style meals to students and faculty, prepared by OrganicLife. Parents are always welcome to join the students at lunchtime.
A co-educational independent school for students age 2 through Grade 8.
Graduating students of strong character with a passion for learning since 1888.

Lake Forest Country Day School