Lake Forest Community High School District 115 is seeking applicants for the position of Lake Forest High School Principal, effective July 1, 2021.
Lake Forest High School (LFHS) serves the communities of Lake Forest, Lake Bluff, and Knollwood— northern suburbs of Chicago—and takes pride in developing compassionate, confident, and accomplished students. LFHS faculty and staff are committed to student growth with dedicated adults who respect and value the individual. Students are guided by talented professionals who are passionate about their work of providing academic excellence for all learners and more than 95% of our students go on to higher-level education. The school’s mission is “to inspire the passion to learn, the insight to know oneself, and the courage to make a difference.”
A student body of approximately 1,500 are engaged in an innovative and inclusive learning environment. Students are encouraged to take risks and explore new learning experiences, knowing that they will be supported throughout their educational journey. In addition to comprehensive academic choices, Lake Forest High School students grow through participation in extracurricular activities, a thriving career connections program, and community service programs that help build character, and strengthen collaboration and communication skills. Lake Forest High School offers a well-rounded school experience while being mindful of each student’s social emotional growth allowing students to be their best self as they move forward with the tools for life-long success. Feeder schools for Lake Forest High School include Deer Path Middle School (5-8) and Lake Bluff Middle School (6-8), as well as several private and parochial schools in the area.
Lake Forest Community High School District 115 Quick Facts
Type: Public secondary (grades: 9–12)
Total Enrollment: 1481
Avg. Class Size: 22
Total Teachers FTE: 127
Teacher Retention: 95%
Teachers with Master’s Degree or higher: 75%
Student-Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Student-Certified Staff Ratio: 9:1
Per Pupil Expenditure: $27K
Information regarding Lake Forest High School key performance indicators (KPIs) may be found here.
To learn more about Lake Forest High School, visit our website at www.lakeforestschools.org.