Lakeside Fund dollars are unrestricted and have a direct impact on every corner of Lakeside’s campuses. In the following interviews, current students, alums, and Lakeside staff share their unique experiences and how your donations make a difference.
More than 80% of students participate in Lakeside's 13 sports with 23 varsity teams.
One hundred percent of Middle Schoolers participate in both performing and visual arts, and 90% of freshman participate in the arts.
Looking around, I know that everyone is here to support me. Everyone is at Lakeside because they want to help me become a better person, someone who will have a positive impact on the world. Sophie B., Class of 2023
Lakeside is committed to faculty excellence and funds more than $250,000 a year in faculty and staff professional development.
Instructional costs represent 79% of Lakeside's operating expenses.
I’ve always sought out the opportunity to support educational and faculty excellence at Lakeside because I wouldn't be where I am today if not for the teachers I had there.Brooke L., Class of 2010
One out of three students at Lakeside receives a financial aid award; the average aid grant is 77% of tuition. Lakeside awards over $8 million in student financial aid.
I’m an independent school graduate who was a recipient of financial aid. I know personally the effects of financial aid and how it influenced my school years. Making this opportunity possible for students means so much to me.Tearon Joseph, Associate Director of Admissions/Financial Aid Programs Director