Lake Forest Country Day School Hosts Independent School Boarding Fair

The School hosts this annual fair as a service to the North Shore and surrounding families who are considering boarding school as a option.

Lake Forest Country Day School Hosts Independent Boarding School Fair

If you are a student or family with questions about boarding school life, Lake Forest Country Day School (LFCDS) invites you to spend an evening with us at our Independent Boarding School Fair on Thursday, October 18. The event will be held from 6:30—8:30 p.m. and will be feature over 60 diverse boarding schools from across the country,each with a distinctive educational approach. LFCDS has hosted this fair as a service to families from the North Shore and surrounding communities who are considering boarding school for their students, and the public is encouraged to attend.

A panel discussion on the topic of boarding school life will take place from 6:30—7:00 p.m., followed by ample time to meet with boarding school representatives from the schools listed below.

In addition to providing an excellent education and preparation for college, a boarding school can also offer: challenging academic curricula, including Honors and Advanced Placement classes; small class sizes, low student-teacher ratio, and individualized attention; broad and diverse offerings in terms of the arts, athletics, and community service; Cultural Exchange programs, advanced technology, and outdoor and experiential education; and need-based
financial aid programs.

The following schools will be attending the fair: Asheville School (NC), Baylor School (TN), Berkshire School (MA), Brewster Academy (NH), Canterbury School (CT), Chatham Hall (VA), Choate Rosemary Hall (CT), Cranbrook Schools (MI), Culver Academies (IN), Cushing Academy (MA), Darrow School (NY), Deerfield Academy, (MA), Eaglebrook School (MA), Episcopal High School (VA), The Ethel Walker School (CT), Fountain Valley School of Colorado (CO),  Foxcroft School (VA), The Governor’s Academy (MA), Hebron Academy (ME), The Hill School (PA), Hillside School (MA), Holderness School (NH), The Hotchkiss School (CT), Kent School (CT), Kimball Union Academy (NH), Lake Forest Academy (IL), La Lumiere School (IN), Lawrence Academy (MA), The Lawrenceville School (NJ), The Loomis Chaffee School (CT), Lyndon Institute (VT), The Madiera School (VA), McCallie School (TN), Middlesex School (MA), Millbrook School (NY), Milton Academy (MA), Miss Porter’s School (CT), New Hampton School (NH), Northfield Mount Hermon School (MA), Oldfields School (MD), The Orme School of Arizona, Perkiomen School (PA), Phillips Academy (MA), Pomfret School (CT), Portsmouth Abbey School (RI), Protor Academy (NH),  Salisbury School (CT), St. Andrew’s School (RI), St. George’s School (RI), Saint James School (MD), St. John’s Northwestern Military Academy (WI), St. Mark’s School (MA), St. Paul’s School (NH), St. Timothy’s School (MD), Stevenson School (CA), Tabor Academy (MA), The Thacher School (CA), Trinity-Pawling School (NY), Vermont Academy (VT), Wayland Academy (WI), The Webb Schools (CA), Western Reserve Academy (OH), Westtown School (PA), Westminster School (CT), The Williston Northampton School (MA), Woodlands Academy (IL), and Woodberry Forest School (VA).

For more information regarding the LFCDS Boarding School Fair, please contact Susan Murphy at 847.615.6114 or

LFCDS is a neighborhood school serving the Lake Forest community, and a regional center of excellence for early childhood, elementary, and middle school education for children ages 2 to Grade 8. For more information on LFCDS, please visit www.lfcds.org or call 847-615-6151.


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