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Glenbrook North High School is a public school in Northfield Township, Illinois. It has 2,055 students in grades 9-12. There have been 241 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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

Ratings and Reviews
4.0 from 241 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 5
    Teachers: The teacher are there to help you succeed.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: Not enough community support or bonding of AU.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Educational Outcomes: I am always one step ahead of the game.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Administration & Policies: There is a no tolerance policy for bullying but it still happens. When the school gets involved though, there are repercussions and help from the school.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Sports & Fitness: Top of the line work out facility, basketball gym and football/soccer/lacrosse field. Like many high schools, there is always student involvement at boys basketball and football games. There is also student involvement at boys lacrosse and soccer games. Many of the same sports that girls play don't get much of a fan section and even less people support other sports not listed.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
4.00 Maple School Public
4.33 Wescott Elementary School Public
4.00 Willowbrook Elementary School Public
St. Norbert School Private, Religious
4.00 Meadowbrook Elementary School Public
Countryside Montessori School Private, Montessori
4.00 Greenbriar Elementary School Public
4.33 Northbrook Junior High School Public
4.00 Westmoor Elementary School Public
4.00 Attea Middle School Public
Children's Learning Path Montessori School Private, Montessori
4.00 Field School Public
3.66 Henry Winkelman Elementary School Public
St. Catherine Laboure School Private, Religious
Shabonee School Public
4.00 Westbrook Elementary School Public
Christian Heritage Academy Private, Religious
Open Arms Christian Child Development Center Private, Religious
4.33 Glenbrook South High School Public
Glenbrook Evening High School Public
Glenview New Church Schools Private, Religious
Solomon Schechter Middle School Private, Religious
Sager Solomon Schechter Day School Private, Religious
Children's Land Private
Educational & Life Skills Transition Program Public
4.00 Sunset Ridge Elementary School Public
Henking Elementary School Public
4.00 Glen Grove Elementary School Public
Lyon Elementary School Public
Our Lady of Perpetual Help School Private, Religious
4.00 Pleasant Ridge Elementary School Public
4.00 Springman Middle School Public
North Shore Academy Elementary School Public
Glenbrook Off-Campus Center Public
The Little Hands Child Development Center Private
Socrates Hellenic American Day School Private, Religious
One Leap Ahead Learning Center & Child Care Private
3.33 Chicagoland Jewish High School Private, Religious
Niles Korean School Private
4.00 Middlefork Primary School Public
Hickory Point Elementary School Public
Hyde Park Day School - Northfield Private, Special Education
4.00 Hoffman Elementary School Public
4.00 Wood Oaks Junior High School Public
3.00 Apollo Elementary School Public
4.00 Sherwood Elementary School Public
4.00 Alan B. Shepard Middle School Public
3.33 Red Oak Elementary School Public
Joseph Academy Private, Special Education
Highland Park Montessori School Private, Montessori
3.00 Washington Elementary School Public
4.00 Kipling Elementary School Public
North Shore Academy Public
Children's Learning World Montessori School Private, Montessori
Poko Loko Day Nursery School Private
4.00 South Park Elementary School Public
Care for Kids Learning Center Private
4.00 West School Public
4.00 Melzer School Public
Kiddie Garden Day Care Center Private
Holy Cross School Private, Religious
Montessori Connection West Private, Montessori
3.66 Edgewood Middle School Public
4.00 Golf Middle School Public
4.00 Walden Elementary School Public
3.00 Northridge Preparatory School Private, Religious, All-Boys
New Trier Township High School - Northfield Campus Public
4.00 Wilmot Elementary School Public
KinderCare Learning Center Private
Montessori Academy of Illinois Private, Montessori
3.66 Gemini Junior High School Public
2.66 V.H. Nelson Elementary School Public
3.66 Hynes Elementary School Public
One Hope United Child Developement Private
Laureate Day School Private, Special Education
3.00 Stevenson School Public
4.00 Indian Grove Elementary School Public
4.00 Charles J. Caruso Middle School Public
2.33 Robert Frost Elementary School Public
4.00 Central School Public
4.00 Braeside Elementary School Public
4.00 Lincoln Elementary School Public
2.33 Notre Dame High School College Prep Private, Religious, All-Boys
4.00 Ravinia Elementary School Public
3.33 Loyola Academy Private, Religious
4.33 Avoca West Elementary School Public
Bright Horizons Early Education & Preschool at Parkway North Private
Park View Montessori School - Mount Prospect Private, Montessori
3.66 Maine East High School Public
Messiah Lutheran Child Care Private, Religious
4.00 Carleton W. Washburne School Public
The Learning House Private, Special Education
East Capitol High School Private, Special Education
Science Academy of Chicago Private
South School Public
Guardian Angel Orthodox Day School Private, Religious
Alexander Graham Bell Montessori School Private, Montessori
4.33 Deerfield High School Public
3.66 Park View Elementary School Public

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.33 Glenbrook South High School 2 mi. 2,636
New Trier Township High School - Northfield Campus 4 mi. 1,076
3.66 Maine East High School 5 mi. 1,368
4.33 Deerfield High School 6 mi. 1,645
4.33 Highland Park High School 6 mi. 2,006

Around Glenbrook North High School

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


Male 53%
Female 46%


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 20 responses

  • 70% Yes
  • 20% Not sure.
  • 10% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 28% Good for college.
  • 28% Teachers care about your learning
  • 19% Offers diverse classes
  • 9% Offers many different kinds of sports
  • 9% Clubs/activities
  • 7% Academy

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 33% Has a "North-Shore" attitude
  • 30% Workload vs. Extra curriculars
  • 19% Active reading in English ruins all of the books.
  • 19% Covering up the bad for a good "image"

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 17 responses

  • 82% Teachers go to great lengths to help you learn
  • 18% Money. Lots of it.

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 38% Competitive
  • 38% Great academics and great school spirit
  • 19% Wonderful
  • 6% Great academics, bad social aspect

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 65% Everything counts. Junior year, don't blow it.
  • 29% Work hard your freshmen year, don't just slip by.
  • 6% If you put in the work then the teachers will help

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements regarding parent involvement at this school?     Based on 9 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Most parents at this school put too much pressure on their kids
  • Most parents at this school are very involved in their child's education
  • The PTA/PTO (i.e. parent groups) are very committed and have a positive impact on the school environment
  • Most parents at this school care about the success of all students, not just their own
  • Parental support/attendance is very high for school athletic events
  • Parental support/attendance is very high for non-athletic school events
  • The parents at this school have a very positive impact on the school's environment and culture
  • The parents at this school respect the opinions and judgements of teachers and administrators
  • Most parents at this school are really great parents.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 12% I love everything about this school.
  • 88% 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.