Glenbrook North High School in Northbrook, IL - Niche

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Glenbrook North High School is a public school in Northbrook, Illinois. It has 2,055 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 84% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 273 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

2300 Shermer Rd
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 509-2400

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4.1 from 273 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Glenbrook North and District 225 have provided many accommodations for my family and I. They have an incredible special education program and will do whatever it takes to help a student graduate in the given 4 years.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: I actually really enjoy going to this school. The people are very nice and everyone, jock or nerd, cares about how well they do and are nice to everyone.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: The teachers at thins school are fantastic and truly care about the learning of students.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Academics: Electives are at times more on the lenient side. However regular classes are significantly more challenging than the average especially in math. They go in depth about topics that are not necessarily important to learning the material or general idea of the class.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Student Culture & Diversity: Most people accept who you are and if they do not agree with you people just tend to avoid you which I respect.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.33 Glenbrook South High School 2 mi. 2,655
3.66 Maine East High School 5 mi. 1,798
4.33 Deerfield High School 5 mi. 1,677
4.00 Maine South High School 6 mi. 2,461
4.33 Highland Park High School 6 mi. 2,037

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Male 53%
Female 46%

Student Diversity

Glenbrook North High School United States Deerfield High School Glenbrook South High School Highland Park High School Maine East High School Maine South High School
White 79.0% 51.0% 91.0% 68.0% 74.0% 40.0% 86.0%
Asian 13.0% 4.8% 2.0% 18.0% 1.0% 34.0% 2.0%
Hispanic 3.0% 25.0% 3.0% 9.0% 18.0% 17.0% 8.0%
Multiracial 2.0% 2.8% 1.0% 3.0% 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
African American 0% 15.0% 0% 1.0% 2.0% 5.0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 24.2%
Grade 10 25.0%
Grade 11 24.5%
Grade 12 26.3%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 26 responses

  • 77% Yes
  • 15% Not sure.
  • 8% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 23 responses

  • 26% Good for college.
  • 25% Teachers care about your learning
  • 19% Offers diverse classes
  • 11% Clubs/activities
  • 8% Offers many different kinds of sports
  • 6% Academy
  • 4% Music/theater program is at a professional level

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 23 responses

  • 35% Has a "North-Shore" attitude
  • 28% Workload vs. Extra curriculars
  • 23% Active reading in English ruins all of the books.
  • 12% Covering up the bad for a good "image"
  • 2% Not enough diversity

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 24 responses

  • 75% Teachers go to great lengths to help you learn
  • 21% Money. Lots of it.
  • 4% We've had movies filmed here!

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 23 responses

  • 35% Great academics and great school spirit
  • 30% Competitive
  • 13% Wonderful
  • 13% Great academics, bad social aspect
  • 9% We are all proud to be a spartan

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 24 responses

  • 62% Everything counts. Junior year, don't blow it.
  • 25% Work hard your freshmen year, don't just slip by.
  • 12% If you put in the work then the teachers will help

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 27% I love everything about this school.
  • 73% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 0% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.