Lakes International Language Academy

About LILA

Since 2004, parents have chosen Lakes International Language Academy to help guide their children toward becoming responsible, caring, informed, curious, and engaged global citizens.

LILA students gain the knowledge and good study habits that come from the rigorous International Baccalaureate program as they develop literacy and proficiency in their second (or third) language and English.

  • Lower School students (grades K-5) choose a full language immersion program in either Mandarin Chinese or Spanish
  • Upper School students (grades 6 and up) may choose immersion or Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, or French

LILA’s new Kindergarten Center at the Lower School and the expanded Upper School building will provide exceptional learning environments to help ensure our graduates are intellectually and socially prepared for a world of opportunities. Thank you for making a difference in their academic journey.

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LILA’s Vision Statement

The vision for Lakes International Language Academy is to deliver a high-caliber education from a global perspective that combines second-language acquisition with International Baccalaureate programs, enhancing individual achievement and building community connections.

Children, families, teachers, and the community are valued as owners of LILA. We carefully select our faculty to help guide each child’s success and the success of the school. All of us share the International Baccalaureate Organization’s philosophy that seeks to develop students as “active participants in a lifelong journey of learning.”

LILA’s Mission Statement

LILA prepares tomorrow’s critical thinkers and global citizens through language acquisition and inquiry-driven study.

Our Action Statements

Think For Myself

Think About Others

Think Beyond Today

  • Make a world of difference. Give boldly.

    Your generous support of LILA’s expansion projects will help to ensure a world-class public learning experience for years to come, one that truly prepares our graduates to become engaged community members and thoughtful global citizens—people who make a difference.


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