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Founded in 1858, Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart is an independent, college preparatory boarding and day school for young women in grades 9-12. We are located in Lake Forest, Lake County, Illinois, 30 miles north of Chicago.


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For many young women, boarding at Woodlands is the experience of a lifetime. Our boarders say that they form invaluable friendships and grow in respect for individual differences as they undertake new responsibilities in group living.

Boarding students live in single rooms on two floors of the boarding school. Our boarding facilities include wi-fi internet access, student lounges, a fully equipped and stocked kitchen, study rooms, a computer lab, shower facilities, and a laundry room. Our Residence Life staff are present on both floors at all times. After school hours, boarding students have access to our library, music practice rooms, school dining hall, and kitchen.


School / Office Address: 760 East Westleigh Road
Lake Forest
Illinois
USA
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Chicago to Lake Forest, IL
Take the Edens Expressway (I-94/Route 41) West towards Milwaukee. The Edens Expressway becomes Skokie Highway (Route 41). Turn right onto Westleigh Road. Follow Westleigh about one-half mile and turn left at the third stoplight, immediately after the railroad underpass. The school entrance is located immediately after the curve at the second driveway on the left at 760 E. Westleigh Road.

Milwaukee to Lake Forest, IL
Take I-94 East towards Chicago/Indiana. Exit at IL Route 60 (Town Line Road). Turn left onto IL-60. Travel east and turn right onto Route 41 (South Skokie Highway). Turn left at the first stoplight, Westleigh Road. Follow Westleigh about one-half mile and turn left at the third stoplight, immediately after the railroad underpass. The school entrance is located immediately after the curve at the second driveway on the left at 760 E. Westleigh Road.

O'Hare Airport to Lake Forest, IL
Exit the airport and follow the ramp to I-190 East. Merge onto I-190 East. Take the I-294 North exit (exit number 1C) towards Milwaukee/I-90 W/Rockford. Merge onto I-294 North. Take I-94 West and exit at IL Route 60 (Town Line Road) and make a right onto IL-60. Travel east and turn right onto Route 41 (South Skokie Highway). Turn left at the first stoplight, Westleigh Road. Follow Westleigh about one-half mile and turn left at the third stoplight, immediately after the railroad underpass. The school entrance is located immediately after the curve at the second driveway on the left at 760 E. Westleigh Road.

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