East Lake Academy

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13911 W Laurel Dr

Lake Forest, IL 60045

(847) 247-0035

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Private

Student Enrollment: 151

Students Per Teacher: 9

Parent Reviews

18 Parent Reviews for East Lake Academy

I am a parent who was seeking an open and lively learning environment for my son in order for him to achieve a balanced development in academic, moral, spiritual, physical and artistic qualities, as well as to nurture the values of love, goodness and truth. After researching secondary schools in this ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/17/14

I was surprised by the review that academics suffer after pre-school. The kindergarten program and beyond uses curriculum literally one full grade ahead of all other area curricula in math, science and reading. It focuses on time tested tools that get the job done. I have a graduate in addition to other ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/05/13

For the parent that said "preschool is great but academics suffer as the child moves out of preschool" well I assume you have not actually graduated a child from ELA, right ? I usually wouldn't respond to such a bold statement but having graduated my first from East Lake you are misinformed !!! This ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/08/13

The preschool is great, but the quality of academics suffer as the child moves out of preschool. Average academics compared to surrounding schools. Lacking especially in language arts and creative writing. The classes and the school are so small that some children may feel suffocated or over-analyzed. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/31/13

This school is beyond my wildest dreams ! If I could list everything I could ever want for my children in a place where they will be from ages 4-14 , 10 months out of the year, 5 days a week, and 7 plus hours a day this school surpasses it one million times. I don't even need to talk about it publically ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/26/12

This is our first year at East Lake Academy. Our son is in PK4 and so far we absolutely LOVE our experience. Our son is cleary challenged academically and feels respected and truly loved by his teachers. This is a great school for the "hands-on parent" who is willing to take an active role and follow ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/02/11

I have two daughters at East Lake Academy. Our oldest started in PK3 and is now in third grade. Deciding to send my children to East Lake was one of the best decision I've made in my life. The teachers and the faculty truly are an extension of our role as parents. We share the same mission. To form ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/29/11

The number one reason I love East Lake Academy is because my children are so loved and respected by the teachers and administration. The Christian environment allows the teachers to focus not only on the school's stellar academics, but also on spiritual attributes. In a world where materialism and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/07/10

My children are in middle school and we transferred from another area school. The language arts, history/geography and math programs are like no other. My children are reading classics including works like Tom Sawyer, To Kill a Mockingbird and Shakespeare. The math curriculum is so strong which was ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/28/10

I have had several children attend East Lake Academy and my older ones are now applying to local private high schools. East Lake has has an incredible effect upon them both academically and spiritually. Not only has East Lake helped form my children into good people but they have provided an incredible ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/30/10

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Lake Forest schools — East Lake Academy is located at 13911 W Laurel Dr, Lake Forest IL 60045. 13911 W Laurel Dr is in the 60045 ZIP code in Lake Forest, IL East Lake Academy is a Private school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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