The Village of Round Lake is served by a total of 8 school districts; one community unit school district, four elementary school districts and three high school districts. The Round Lake Community Unit School District 116 serves students in Kindergarten through 12th grade on the northeastern portion of the community. Two elementary districts (Gavin School District 37 to the north and Big Hollow School District 38 to the west) feed into Grant High School District 124 to the northwest. Community Consolidated School District 46 to the south is an elementary district that feeds into Grayslake High School District 127. Finally, Fremont School District 79, an elementary school district in south Round Lake, feeds into Mundelein High School District 120.
School Districts Map
The Round Lake Area Public Library, located at 906 Hart Road in Round Lake, serves most of the Village as well as surrounding areas. It is open every day of the week and offers books and resources in English and Spanish, quarterly newsletters, social events, and much more. Round Lake is also served by three other library districts: Fox Lake Public Library District in the northwest, Grayslake Area Public Library District in the central community and Freemont Public Library District to the south. The Fox Lake Public Library District serves the fewest number of residents (fewer than 200 households) with the other districts serving more sizeable number of households.
Library Districts Map
Fire Protection Districts
The Village is served by 3 fire districts. The only fire station located within Round Lake’s boundaries is in Downtown Round Lake at 409 W Nippersink Road (headquarters). The Greater Round Lake Fire Protection District serves 6 municipalities and unincorporated Lake County land. Fox Lake Fire Protection District serves the area to the west, while the Grayslake Fire Protection District serves the southernmost end of the village. Though not directly serving Round Lake, the Wauconda Fire Protection District is located just south and west of the municipality. Another fire station in Round Lake is considered at the intersection of Cedar Lake Road and Townline Road.
Fire Protection Districts Map
The Round Lake Area Park District is the only governmental district that encompasses the entire Village of Round Lake. The district includes 18 parks and 1 forest preserve (Lake County’s Nippersink Forest Preserve) in the Village. The Park District’s office is located at 814 Hart Road, and offers a wide range of programs including: Aquatics, Youth Basketball, AYSO Soccer, Summer Camp, Challenge Course, Children’s Neighborhood Museum, Nature Museum, Music, Theater, and Dance Lessons, Senior Center, and Special Recreation for individuals with disabilities. The district also serves Round Lake Heights, Round Lake Beach, Round Lake Park, Hainesville, and adjacent areas of unincorporated land. In total the park district maintains 53 parks and 8 other facilities including community centers, a nature museum, bike trail, and golf course.
Park District Map