Glenwood High School in Chatham, IL - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,361
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    190 3.9
  • Ranking

Glenwood High School is a public coed school in Chatham, Illinois. It has 1,361 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 69% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 190 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

1501 East Plummer Blvd
Chatham, IL 62629
(217) 483-2424

Ratings and Reviews
3.9 from 190 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 4
    Academics: Academics are very strong. There is a very heavy workload involved in the classes. Some teachers are phenomenal, while others are mostly average.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Student Culture & Diversity: This school is very cliquey. There is a big diversity in students.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: I was involved in Show choir and student council and both were great learning experiences.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Overall Experience: This school is seriously an amazing school. The community cares so much about it.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Teachers: Some teachers care a lot about their students success, while most of the others just want a paycheck.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
3.33 Glenwood Elementary School Public, Coed
3.33 Chatham Elementary School Public, Coed
3.33 Glenwood Middle School Public, Coed
2.66 Glenwood Intermediate School Public, Coed
3.33 Ball Elementary School Public, Coed
Sangamon County Learning Academy Public, Alternative, Coed
2.00 Edwin A. Lee Elementary School Public, Coed
2.66 Sandburg Elementary School Public, Coed
2.33 Southern View Elementary School Public, Coed
Grace Baptist Academy Private, Religious, Coed
2.66 Lindsay School Public, Coed
Christ the King Elementary School Private, Religious, Coed
2.66 Benjamin Franklin Middle School Public, Coed
2.66 Laketown Elementary School Public, Coed
2.00 Black Hawk Elementary School Public, Coed
2.00 Jefferson Middle School Public, Coed
2.00 Hazel Dell Elementary School Public, Coed
2.00 Harvard Park Elementary School Public, Coed
2.00 Butler Elementary School Public, Coed
Concordia Lutheran School Private, Religious, Coed
Blessed Sacrament School Private, Religious, Coed
Our Savior's Lutheran School Private, Religious, Coed
Springfield Learning Academy Public, Coed
2.66 Owen Marsh Elementary School Public, Coed
Montessori School House of Springfield Private, Montessori, Coed
2.00 Elizabeth Graham Elementary School Public, Coed
3.33 Iles Elementary School Public, Magnet, Coed
2.00 U.S. Grant Middle School Public, Coed
2.33 Auburn Middle School Public, Coed
Trinity Lutheran School Private, Religious, Coed
2.00 Auburn High School Public, Coed
Auburn Elementary School Public, Coed
Cathedral School Private, Religious, Coed
1.66 Springfield Southeast High School Public, Coed
2.33 Dubois Elementary School Public, Coed
3.33 Sacred Heart Griffin High School Private, Religious, Coed
St. Patrick Catholic School Private, Religious, Coed
2.33 Springfield Ball Charter School Public, Charter, Magnet, Coed
2.66 Springfield High School Public, Coed
St. Agnes Elementary School Private, Religious, Coed
3.33 Lutheran High School Private, Religious, Coed
2.00 Calvary Academy Private, Religious, Coed
3.00 Lincoln Magnet School Public, Magnet, Coed
Douglas School Public, Coed
2.00 Matheny-Withrow Elementary School Public, Coed
Springfield Christian School Private, Religious, Coed
2.00 Jane Addams Elementary School Public, Coed
2.00 Enos Elementary School Public, Coed
2.00 Washington Middle School Public, Coed
2.00 McClernand Elementary School Public, Coed
2.33 Auburn Junior High School Public, Coed
St. Joseph School Private, Religious, Coed
2.00 Lanphier High School Public, Coed
2.00 Feitshans Elementary School Public, Coed
2.00 Ridgely Elementary School Public, Coed
2.00 Fairview Elementary School Public, Coed
2.66 Pawnee Junior/Senior High School Public, Coed
3.00 Pawnee Grade School Public, Coed
3.33 Rochester Elementary School Public, Coed
Rochester Elementary Ec-1 School Public, Coed
3.33 Rochester High School Public, Coed
3.33 Rochester Junior High School Public, Coed
3.33 Rochester Intermediate School Public, Coed

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
1.66 Springfield Southeast High School 7 mi. 1,369
2.66 Springfield High School 8 mi. 1,394
2.00 Lanphier High School 9 mi. 1,199
3.33 Rochester High School 9 mi. 714
1.66 Taylorville Senior High School 22 mi. 833

Around Glenwood High School

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

Gender

Gender
Female 49%
Male 50%

Student Diversity

Glenwood High School United States Illinois Lanphier High School Rochester High School Springfield High School Springfield Southeast High School Taylorville Senior High School
White 83.0% 51.0% 48.4% 50.0% 93.0% 61.0% 39.0% 95.0%
African American 5.0% 15.0% 18.0% 38.0% 1.0% 23.0% 47.0% 0%
Asian 3.0% 4.8% 4.5% 0% 0% 3.0% 1.0% 0%
Hispanic 3.0% 25.0% 25.3% 2.0% 1.0% 3.0% 1.0% 0%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.8% 3.1% 8.0% 2.0% 7.0% 9.0% 2.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0.3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 25.7%
Grade 10 25.5%
Grade 11 24.0%
Grade 12 24.8%

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 31 responses

  • 90% Yes
  • 6% Not sure.
  • 3% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 24 responses

  • 20% Extra activities
  • 16% Teachers
  • 14% Sports
  • 14% Show Choir
  • 14% Options
  • 14% Community
  • 6% Band
  • 2% Color Guard

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

  • 30% There are a lot of kids
  • 20% Lunch Pricing
  • 20% Inconsistent Teachers in Grading
  • 15% The politics behind athletics.
  • 10% Technology
  • 5% Doesn't value fine arts

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 21 responses

  • 48% Combination of strong academics and sports
  • 33% Academics
  • 19% Strong Show Choir

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

  • 35% Motivated
  • 30% Determined
  • 17% Preparatory
  • 9% Exclusive
  • 9% Generically average

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 38% Take as many college credit classes as you can
  • 38% If you have questions, ask the teachers
  • 25% Pick classes as soon as possible

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 25 responses

  • 16% I love everything about this school.
  • 80% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 4% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.