The school provides an intimate and challenging educationalenvironment through small classes and personalized contact between teachers and students. Lake Forest prepares students with the skills necessary to succeed in the global community. Students can participate in athletics, clubs, arts, and leadership opportunities encouraging the development of character and citizenship. During the weekends, the school offers different activities, such as home sporting events; trips to downtown Chicago; cooking, van runs to local restaurants; movie theaters; etc. All of these characteristics make this one of the greatest high schools in the USA.
Amnesty International, Astronomy Club, Community Service, Debate Club, Diversity Club, Dorm Proctors, Drama Club, Environmental Club, Foreign Language Clubs, Future Bus. Leaders of Am. International Clubs, Investment Club, Jewish Student Org, Literary Magazine, Math Club, Model UN, Newspaper, Peer Counseling, Peer Tutoring, Photography, Sailing Club, Science Bowl, Sexualities Club, Student Activities, Student Government, Student Publications, Theater, Weightlifting, Yearbook, Yoga, Robotics.
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Housing and Dorms
The school offers on campus housing in a welcoming environment. Teachers and their families also live on campus providing 24h care for the students. There are 5 dorms, with 3 dorms for girls, and the other 2 for boys. The average students per dorm are 48. The dorm amenities are: Laundry Facilities, Lounge, Wireless Internet, and Vending Machines. Each dorm is staffed by a team of resident faculty members, with many of them living in apartments attached to the dormitories.
All host families are located within less than 1 hour from school campus.