Grayslake is a village in Lake County, Illinois, United States. It is located in the Chicago metropolitan area, about 40 miles north of Chicago’s downtown, 14 miles west of Lake Michigan, and 15 miles south of the Wisconsin border. Grayslake is home to the College of Lake County, Grayslake North High School, Grayslake Central High School, the University Center of Lake County and the Lake County Fairgrounds. There are tentative plans to develop a lifestyle shopping center on the previous location of the Lake County Fairgrounds. At the south end of Grayslake, there are plans for a 641-acre development containing light industry, office space and residential space.
Grayslake provides fishing, swimming, and boating opportunities in the summer and ice fishing, skating, and hockey in the winter. There are two public golf courses in Grayslake: Carillon, a nine-hole facility run by the Park District, and Brae Loch, a Lake County Forest Preserve course. There are numerous tennis courts run by the Park District, and both high schools feature over eight courts each, open to the public. Most neighborhoods have their own parks with recreational equipment. The Northbrook Sports Club is a private skeet and trap shooting facility, located near Campbell Airport. On the north side of town is Rollins Savannah, a county forest preserve of 1,200 acres with a bird observation deck, trails and walkways through wetlands.
Grayslake Days generally takes place in mid-August for two days in the Municipal Parking Lot off Center Street in downtown Grayslake. This family music festival consists of music and fun activities for the whole family. The booths at the festival range from carnival games, to arts and crafts, beer and local food vendors. In addition, Grayslake days hosts the annual Bike and Pet Parade on the Saturday of the festival, usually from mid-morning to early afternoon. Children will decorate their bikes, and families will put their pets in their best costumes and parade them throughout the downtown area. The festival also hosts the “Grayslake’s Got Talent” contest.
Similar to Grayslake Days, Taste of Grayslake is held in late June in Grayslake’s Central Park. This festival’s primary purpose is to showcase all of the local food vendors Grayslake has to offer. In addition, Taste of Grayslake features live entertainment throughout the whole day of the festival. Grayslake’s annual Arts Festival has been held for nearly two decades. Taking place in downtown Grayslake on Center Street every June, Grayslake offers arts and crafts from over 70 juried artists, and an art exhibit from the local high schools. The festival provides entertainment throughout the day, various local food vendors and activities for children.
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|RATING*||SCHOOL NAME||GRADES||SCHOOL TYPE|
|N/A||Sedol Sector Programs||Preschool - 12th Grade||Public|
|N/A||Woodland Primary School||Preschool - Kindergarten||Public|
|N/A||Gages Lake School||Preschool - 6th Grade||Public|
|N/A||Laremont School||Preschool - 12th Grade||Public|
|4||Prairieview School||Preschool - 4th Grade||Public|
|N/A||Woodland Elementary School||1St Grade - 3Rd Grade||Public|
|5||Meadowview School||Kindergarten - 4th Grade||Public|
|N/A||Frederick School||5th Grade - 6th Grade||Public|
|4||Woodview School||Kindergarten - 4th Grade||Public|
|5||Prairie Crossing Charter School||Kindergarten - 8th Grade||Public|
|N/A||Cyd Lash Academy||7th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|N/A||Lake Co Collaborative Alop||5th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|4||Grayslake Middle School||7th Grade - 8th Grade||Public|
|5||Grayslake Central High School||9th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|4||Grayslake Community High School North||9th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|N/A||Lake Co High Schools Tech Campus||11th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|N/A||St Gilbert Elementary School||Preschool - 8th Grade||Catholic/Religious|
|N/A||Westlake Christian Academy||Preschool - 12th Grade||Private/Charter|
|N/A||Gloryland Preschool||Preschool - Preschool||Private/Charter|
|N/A||Montessori School Of Lake Forest Adolescent Prgm||7th Grade - 9th Grade||Private/Charter|