Laidlaw School Property is bounded by Forest Avenue on the east, Maple Avenue on the south, Hampton Avenue on the west, and the walkway north of the school building.
The students who attend Laidlaw reside in sections of Western Springs. The eastern boundary is Wolf Road. The southern boundary is 47th Street. The northern boundary is Ogden Avenue. The western boundary is Western Avenue.
District 101 has a policy of open enrollment, which allows parents to request enrollment in another school. The requests are considered by the superintendent on an individual basis, and there are specific guidelines that are followed.