About Us

East Lake Academy is a private Roman Catholic school that serves students from pre-k through eighth grade, located in Lake Forest, Illinois. We are dedicated to forming the whole child by providing a program of accelerated academics, character, faith and apostolic formation.  Our method 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 Catholic values and develop a sense of what is good, right, noble, just, and beautiful. East Lake Academy has canonical approval from the Archdiocese of Chicago and is conveniently located in west Lake Forest near I-94 and Route 176 proudly serving students in Lake Forest, Lake Bluff, Libertyville, Gurnee, and many other towns in Chicagoland.