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Lake Bluff Elementary School
350 West Washington
Lake Bluff, IL 60044
Ms. Margaret St. Claire
Principal's newsletter>> 

Lake Bluff Middle School
31 E. Sheridan Place
Lake Bluff, IL 60044
Nate Blackmer, Principal
Principal's newsletter>>   

School Report Card
For the Illinois Interactive Report Card, which provides detailed information about how District 65 students perform on Illinois' standardized tests, click HERE

​School Tours
To arrange a tour of the school, please contact the school office:
Lake Bluff Elementary School:  847-234-9405
Lake Bluff Middle School:  847-234-9407

​Bus Transportation
Bus transportation is provided to all students in grades PK to 8 at no charge.  Parents and families wishing to sign up for transportation can do so through the registration process.

The School Day
​Lake Bluff Elementary School:
8:05 am - 2:50 pm
Half-day kindergarten: 8:05 am - 11:05 am

Lake Bluff Middle School:  
8:30 am - 3:30 pm

School Calendar
​The school calendar, including holidays, vacations and early dismissals, can be accessed here.

For information on Pre-Kindergarten at Lake Bluff Elementary School, visit the Pre-Kindergarten page.

Kindergarten Registration
​Registration for children entering Kindergarten the following autumn is held each February. Specific information for each year’s registration is available on the District website in January.

Registration Information
​For information on registration, visit the Registration page.

School Technology
​Technology is an important part of each student's education. District 65 provides a laptop for every 5th through 8th grade student. Middle School students (grades 6-8) are provided the opportunity to take their laptops home for homework and research assignments. In Kindergarten through 4th grades, students use computers, laptops, iPads and various other technologies during the school day. 

School Supply Lists
To find lists of school supplies, click on the "Registration" button at far left of the home page or click HERE.

Lake Bluff School District 65 is committed to ongoing communication with its stakeholders.  Parents and families can take advantage of the School Messenger system which is used to communicate information including school closings, newsletters, and upcoming events.

Volunteer Opportunities
​Lake Bluff PTO
Alliance for Excellence educational foundation
Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Learning Differences Association

Community Links
Before- and After-School programs at the Lake Bluff Park District
Lake Bluff Park District
Village of Lake Bluff
Lake Forest High School 
Lake Forest Elementary School District 67 
Lake Bluff Public Library
Lake Forest Library

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