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Private Catholic School in Lake Forest, Lake County, IL

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East Lake Academy, Lake Forest:
Founded in 2001 as a Roman Catholic school of academic excellence, East Lake Academy focuses on the academic and spiritual wellbeing of each student. We are situated in Lake Forest (located in Lake County in Illinois and part of Chicagoland and the North Shore). We educate children from pre-kindergarten through to eighth grade. We are dedicated to forming the whole child by providing the highest level of academics.

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About Us:

Photo of Private Catholic School in Lake Forest, Lake County, ILEast Lake Academy began as an idea in 2000 when the founding families of East Lake Academy realizing the need for an additional Catholic school in Lake County, set out to open the second NCE school in the Chicago area.

By fall 2001, East Lake Academy was formed as a private school based on the Catholic tradition. In the fall of 2002, we acquired land in West Lake Forest, constructed our current facility and expanded to include pre-kindergarten for ages 3 - 4 years and grades one through to four. We currently educate children from three years old through to grade eight with plans to add a high school in the future.

Our Mission:

Image of Private Catholic School in Lake Forest, Lake County, ILThe mission of East Lake Academy is to provide our students with an integral formation to develop them as Christian leaders. The East Lake student should be a young person of integrity and character who commands an appropriate wealth of knowledge of his faith, the humanities, and the sciences. The student should display critical discernment and possess a disposition to service. Our educational program of integral formation consists of three essential elements: teaching, educating and forming.

Education Programs:

- Pre-Kindergarten program (Age 3 & 4 years)
- Lower Grade School program (Kindergarten - Grade 5)
- Middle School program (Grade 6 - Grade 8)
- Before & After School Care program

Our Methodology:

Photos of East Lake Academy, Lake ForestEast Lake Academy's educational model focuses on four main pillars of formation:
* Intellectual (offering the very best academics by way of an accelerated curriculum)
* Human (bolstering a child's leadership skill-set to face all life endeavors with confidence and peace)
* Spiritual (a responsible catechesis afforded to each child which focuses on the 'why' behind the doctrine of the Catholic Church)
* Apostolic (how is it the child will utilize cultivated gifts and talents for the benefit of others)

East Lake Academy adheres to the belief each child is entitled to personal attention from his or her respective instructor, and therefore each grade level is capped at 15 students.

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Address: 13911 W. Laurel Drive, Lake County, Illinois , USA
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