East Lake Academy is an independent private Roman Catholic private preschool through eighth grade academic institution located in Lake Forest, Illinois. We are dedicated to forming the whole child by providing a program of accelerated academics, for students from preschool through grade eight, by building character and by developing a strong apostolic faith. Our method of integral formation is designed to develop our students as strong Catholic leaders who have a positive influence on society. East Lake Academy education focuses on the heart, mind and soul of our students, as they learn to love authentic Catholic values and develop a sense of what is good, right, noble, just, and beautiful. East Lake Academy enjoys the spiritual support and encouragement of the Archdiocese of Chicago and is conveniently located in west Lake Forest near I-94 and Route 176 proudly serving students in Libertyville, Lake Forest, Lake Bluff and other surrounding Chicago areas.