La Grange is served by an excellent educational system anchored by nationally ranked Lyons Township High School, which serves an enrollment of over 2,800 students. Six elementary and two junior high schools serve over 2,500 students. The nearby College of DuPage offers a wide variety of technical and professional courses.
The community also serves as the home for the 270-bed AMITA Health Adventist Center La Grange hospital, which is a Level II Trauma Center.
There are 19 churches representing 16 denominations.
Recreation facilities and activities for Village residents are provided by the Park District of La Grange, a separate unit of government that operates 11 parks covering 69 acres.
The Village of La Grange provides a full range of governmental services. Specifically, the Village provides police and fire protection, water and sewer utilities, construction and maintenance of roadways and infrastructure, code enforcement, planning, zoning, inspection services, economic development, finance, and general administrative services.