Living in Crystal Lake
Faith Lutheran High School lies in the middle of Crystal Lake which has been named as one of the top 10 Best Small Cities in America and the best small town in Illinois by WalletHub, a Washington, D.C.-based personal and small business financial advisory group, Educational opportunities and health care were listed as one of the top criteria for choosing Crystal Lake as such a great place to live.
We live in a very safe community that is only 45 minutes from the Chicago Airport and a little over an hour train ride to downtown Chicago.
Crystal Lake has several parks, bicycle riding paths, two recreational lakes with beaches, fishing and ice skating.
We also have convenient shopping and are 30 minutes from Woodfield Mall, the largest shopping mall in Illinois.
Many of our students enjoy the nearby coffee shops and two multi-plex movie theaters.
If you find a host family that doesn't live in Crystal Lake, don't worry. #2, #3, and #4 top small cities in Illinois are located next to our city.