Forest City Nimitz: Off Base Neighborhood/Subdivision


Previously lived in: Norfolk
1 review

"Busy road but nice parks"

Great parks for kids but on busy road. NAVFAC people also dont mind their own business. Cars have gotten broken into several times. Great place for older kids... I suggest lake bluff great schools safe neighborhoods.

Pros Cons
  1. Playgrounds
  2. Nice size yards
  3. First road plowed when snows
  1. Too much traffic
  2. Annoying nosey navfac people
  3. Ghetto behind subdivision
  4. Awful schools
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  • Schools:

Price: N/A

  • Pet Friendly: Yes
  • Recommended: No
  • Recommendations: Lake Bluff Libertyville
  • Appearance: neighborhood parks,looks uniform,common areas maintained,parking issues

Local Favorites

  • Restaurants: Big Eds if you want to brave the ghetto

Additional Information

  • Family Type: Married with kids
  • Current Resident: Yes
  • Residency: 3 years
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# Name City State Overall Rating Distance
1 Forrestal Military Community North Chicago IL 0.7 mi
# Name City State Zip Type Level Rating Distance
1 Forrestal Elementary School Great Lakes IL 60088 Public K-2 3 0.6 mi
2 South Elementary School North Chicago IL 60064 Public K-5 1 0.9 mi
3 A. J. Katzenmaier Academy North Chicago IL 60064 Public 3-5 1 1.1 mi
4 Lake Bluff Elementary School Lake Bluff IL 60044 Public K-5 10 1.9 mi
5 Oak Grove Elementary School Libertyville IL 60048 Public PK-8 10 2.3 mi
6 North Elementary School North Chicago IL 60064 Public K-5 1 2.4 mi
7 Lyon Magnet Elementary School Waukegan IL 60085 Public K-5 2 2.5 mi
8 Rondout Elementary School Lake Forest IL 60045 Public K-8 10 2.8 mi
9 Carman-Buckner Elementary School Waukegan IL 60085 Public K-5 1 3.1 mi
10 Washington Elementary School Waukegan IL 60085 Public K-5 3 3.2 mi
11 Andrew Cooke Magnet Elementary School Waukegan IL 60085 Public K-5 7 3.5 mi
12 Sheridan Elementary School Lake Forest IL 60045 Public K-4 10 3.6 mi
13 Hyde Park Elementary School Waukegan IL 60085 Public K-5 2 4 mi
14 Gurnee Grade School Gurnee IL 60031 Public K-8 8 4.3 mi
15 Whittier Elementary School Waukegan IL 60085 Public K-5 1 4.4 mi
16 Deer Path Middle School East Lake Forest IL 60045 Public 5-6 10 4.4 mi
17 North Elementary School Waukegan IL 60085 Public K-5 3 4.4 mi
18 Adler Park School Libertyville IL 60048 Public PK-5 10 4.5 mi
19 Copeland Manor Elementary School Libertyville IL 60048 Public K-5 10 4.5 mi
20 Glenwood Elementary School Waukegan IL 60085 Public K-5 1 4.6 mi
21 Glen Flora Elementary School Waukegan IL 60085 Public K-5 3 4.7 mi
22 Rockland Elementary School Libertyville IL 60048 Public K-5 10 4.8 mi
23 Clearview Elementary School Waukegan IL 60087 Public K-5 2 5.1 mi
24 Sally Potter School/Lake Forest Lake Forest IL 60045 Public 2-12 NR 5.2 mi
25 Spaulding Elementary School Gurnee IL 60031 Public PK-2 NR 5.5 mi
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# Name City State Zip Type Level Rating Distance
1 Neal Math and Science Academy North Chicago IL 60064 Public 6-8 1 1.2 mi
2 Novak-King Sixth Grade Center North Chicago IL 60064 Public 6 1 1.7 mi
3 Oak Grove Elementary School Libertyville IL 60048 Public PK-8 10 2.3 mi
4 Thomas Jefferson Middle School Waukegan IL 60085 Public 6-8 2 2.6 mi
5 Lake Bluff Middle School Lake Bluff IL 60044 Public 6-8 10 2.7 mi
6 Rondout Elementary School Lake Forest IL 60045 Public K-8 10 2.8 mi
7 Robert E Abbott Middle School Waukegan IL 60085 Public 6-8 2 3.6 mi
8 Miguel Juarez Middle School Waukegan IL 60085 Public 6-8 2 3.8 mi
9 Gurnee Grade School Gurnee IL 60031 Public K-8 8 4.3 mi
10 Deer Path Middle School West Lake Forest IL 60045 Public 7-8 10 4.4 mi
11 Daniel Webster Middle School Waukegan IL 60085 Public 6-8 1 4.4 mi
12 Viking School Gurnee IL 60031 Public 6-8 5 4.8 mi
13 Highland Middle School Libertyville IL 60048 Public 6-8 10 5 mi
14 Sally Potter School/Lake Forest Lake Forest IL 60045 Public 2-12 NR 5.2 mi
15 Jack Benny Middle School Waukegan IL 60087 Public 6-8 2 6 mi
16 Woodland Middle School Gurnee IL 60031 Public 6-8 7 6.6 mi
17 Gages Lake School Gages Lake IL 60030 Public PK-12 NR 6.7 mi
18 Lake Co Collaborative Alop Grayslake IL 60030 Public 7-12 NR 6.7 mi
19 Laremont School Gages Lake IL 60030 Public PK-12 NR 6.7 mi
20 John Powers Center Vernon Hills IL 60061 Public PK-8 NR 7 mi
21 Hawthorn Middle School North Vernon Hills IL 60061 Public 6-8 8 7 mi
22 Daniel Wright Jr High School Lincolnshire IL 60069 Public 5-8 10 7 mi
23 Hawthorn Middle School South Vernon Hills IL 60061 Public 6-8 9 7.2 mi
24 Northwood Jr High School Highland Park IL 60035 Public 6-8 7 7.7 mi
25 Carl Sandburg Middle School Mundelein IL 60060 Public 6-8 6 8 mi
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# Name City State Zip Type Level Rating Distance
1 North Chicago Community High School North Chicago IL 60064 Public 9-12 1 1.5 mi
2 Lake Forest High School Lake Forest IL 60045 Public 9-12 10 3.5 mi
3 Waukegan High School Waukegan IL 60085 Public 9-12 2 3.7 mi
4 Sally Potter School/Lake Forest Lake Forest IL 60045 Public 2-12 NR 5.2 mi
5 Libertyville High School Libertyville IL 60048 Public 9-12 10 5.2 mi
6 Warren Township High School Gurnee IL 60031 Public 9-12 9 6.6 mi
7 Cyd Lash Academy Gages Lake IL 60030 Public 9-12 NR 6.6 mi
8 Gages Lake School Gages Lake IL 60030 Public PK-12 NR 6.7 mi
9 Lake Co Collaborative Alop Grayslake IL 60030 Public 7-12 NR 6.7 mi
10 Laremont School Gages Lake IL 60030 Public PK-12 NR 6.7 mi
11 Vernon Hills High School Vernon Hills IL 60061 Public 9-12 10 7 mi
12 Transition Center Mundelein IL 60060 Public 9-12 NR 8 mi
13 Lake Co High Schools Tech Campus Grayslake IL 60030 Public 11-12 NR 8.2 mi
14 Mundelein Cons High School Mundelein IL 60060 Public 9-12 7 8.2 mi
15 Adlai E Stevenson High School Lincolnshire IL 60069 Public 9-12 10 8.5 mi
16 Deerfield High School Deerfield IL 60015 Public 9-12 10 8.6 mi
17 Highland Park High School Highland Park IL 60035 Public 9-12 10 8.8 mi
18 Grayslake Central High School Grayslake IL 60030 Public 9-12 9 9.3 mi
19 Zion-Benton Twnshp Hi School Zion IL 60099 Public 9-12 3 10.1 mi
20 New Tech High - Zion-Benton East Zion IL 60099 Public 9-12 6 10.1 mi
21 Roe Alternative Prog Of Lake Co Zion IL 60099 Public 6-12 NR 10.1 mi
22 North Shore Academy Highland Park IL 60035 Public 1-12 NR 10.3 mi
23 Grayslake North High School Grayslake IL 60030 Public 9-12 9 10.5 mi
24 Round Lake Senior High School Round Lake IL 60073 Public 8-12 2 12 mi
25 Ed & Life Skills Transition So Northbrook IL 60062 Public 2-12 NR 12.7 mi
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# Name City State Zip Type Level Rating Distance
1 Daisys Resource Optional School North Chicago IL 60064 Private 10-12 NR 1 mi
2 Allendale - Daisy Center North Chicago IL 60064 Private n/a NR 1 mi
3 Early Discoveries - Abbott Child Care Center - Ap40 Lake Bluff IL 60044 Private K NR 1.5 mi
4 Forest Bluff School Lake Bluff IL 60044 Private PK-8 & ungraded NR 2.4 mi
5 Shelia Daniels Christian Academy Waukegan IL 60085 Private PK-5 NR 2.8 mi
6 Montessori School of Lake Forest Lake Forest IL 60045 Private PK-10 NR 3.2 mi
7 East Lake Academy Lake Forest IL 60045 Private PK-8 NR 3.3 mi
8 Lake Shore Academy - Life Skills Waukegan IL 60085 Private n/a NR 3.3 mi
9 Lake Shore Academy Waukegan IL 60085 Private n/a NR 3.3 mi
10 St Martin De Porres High School Waukegan IL 60085 Private 9-12 NR 3.4 mi
11 Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep Waukegan IL 60085 Private 9-12 NR 3.5 mi
12 Allendale-Walter Cherry Waukegan IL 60085 Private n/a NR 3.7 mi
13 Academy Of Our Lady Waukegan IL 60085 Private PK-8 NR 4.1 mi
14 Most Blessed Trinity Academy Waukegan IL 60085 Private PK-8 NR 4.1 mi
15 Lions Mathematics & Science Christian Academy Waukegan IL 60085 Private PK-5 NR 4.3 mi
16 Allendale-Becker House Waukegan IL 60085 Private n/a NR 4.4 mi
17 School of St. Mary Lake Forest IL 60045 Private PK-8 NR 4.4 mi
18 St Joseph Catholic School Libertyville IL 60048 Private PK-8 NR 4.6 mi
19 Ombudsman Programs Libertyville IL 60048 Private 11-12 NR 4.6 mi
20 Immanuel Evangelical School Waukegan IL 60085 Private K-8 NR 4.7 mi
21 St Anastasia School Waukegan IL 60085 Private PK-8 NR 4.9 mi
22 Lake Forest Academy Lake Forest IL 60045 Private 9-12 NR 4.9 mi
23 St Johns Lutheran School Libertyville IL 60048 Private PK-8 NR 5 mi
24 St. John Lutheran School Libertyville IL 60048 Private PK-8 NR 5 mi
25 Lake Forest Country Day School Lake Forest IL 60045 Private PK-8 NR 5.4 mi
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# Name City State Zip Type Level Rating Distance
1 LEARN South Chicago Great Lakes IL 60088 Charter K-8 5 1.3 mi
2 Prairie Crossing Charter School Grayslake IL 60030 Charter K-8 10 7.1 mi
3 Brompton School Kenosha WI 53143 Charter K-8 8 16.7 mi
4 Kenosha School Of Technology Enhanced Curriculum Kenosha WI 53143 Charter PK-8 10 18.1 mi
5 Dimensions Of Learning Academy Kenosha WI 53143 Charter K-8 10 18.5 mi
6 Harborside Academy Kenosha WI 53140 Charter 6-12 6 19 mi
7 Kenosha Eschool Kenosha WI 53140 Charter K-12 NR 20 mi
8 Chicago Math & Sci Elementary Charter Chicago IL 60626 Charter 6-12 3 22.8 mi
9 CICS Northtown Chicago IL 60659 Charter 9-12 NR 23.3 mi
10 Passages Elementary Charter School Chicago IL 60660 Charter K-8 5 24.7 mi
11 CICS Irving Park Chicago IL 60618 Charter K-8 NR 26.1 mi
12 ITW David Speer Academy Chicago IL 60639 Charter 10 NR 27.1 mi
13 CICS West Belden Chicago IL 60639 Charter K-8 NR 27.3 mi
14 CHRISTOPHER HOUSE CHRT ES Chicago IL 60639 Charter K-1 NR 27.4 mi
15 Pritzker College Prep Chicago IL 60639 Charter 9-12 NR 28.2 mi
16 Horizon Science Academy-Belmont Chicago IL 60639 Charter K-8 NR 28.3 mi
17 Racine Civil Leaders Academyemy Racine WI 53403 Charter K-5 NR 28.3 mi
18 CICS Bucktown Chicago IL 60647 Charter K-8 NR 28.4 mi
19 Aspira Charter Schools Chicago IL 60647 Charter 6-12 2 28.8 mi
20 21st Century Preparatory School Racine WI 53404 Charter K-8 2 29.2 mi
21 Erie Elementary Charter School Chicago IL 60622 Charter K-8 4 29.2 mi
22 Galapagos Elementary Charter School Chicago IL 60651 Charter K-8 2 29.5 mi
23 KIPP Create College Prep Chicago IL 60644 Charter 5-7 2 29.6 mi
24 Rowe-Clark Math & Science Academy Chicago IL 60651 Charter 9-12 NR 29.7 mi
25 Rowe Elementary School Chicago IL 60642 Charter K-7 2 29.7 mi
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