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Glenbrook North High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
2,024
Best High School in Illinois
#18
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Northfield Twp High School District 225
Type Public
 Phone (847)509-2400
 Location 2300 Shermer Rd
Northbrook, IL 60062
Charter School No

Glenbrook North High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Illinois high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and low AP course participation. It is ranked 18th in the best public high schools in Illinois.

Demographics

Race

The Glenbrook North High School student body is mostly White with a smaller Asian Pacific population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White78.2%1,582
Black0.7%14
Hispanic3.5%70
Asian Pacific15.6%316
Native American Indian0.1%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%2
Two or more races1.9%38

Family Income

vs. other Illinois high schools
Upper 2.7%

8.3% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Illinois high school median of 42.4%. By this measure, Glenbrook North High School students are largely wealthy and rank 18th in Illinois for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman468
Sophomore515
Junior525
Senior516
Total2,024

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
97%

10 out of 10

Rank: 10th in Illinois

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students97%
Illinois Median87%
Percentile98%
White97%
Blacksuppressed*
Hispanic50% or more*
Asian Pacific95% or more*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more racessuppressed*
Economically Disadvantaged80% to 89%*
Limited English Proficiency50% or more*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 65th in Illinois

Students at Glenbrook North High School scored an average 46% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Illinois State Board of Education. Performance is well above the state high school median of 24% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 11.1% of Illinois high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls45% to 49%*50% to 54%*
Boys45% to 49%*40% to 44%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander65% to 69%*60% to 64%*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic21% to 39%*21% to 39%*
Multiracialsuppressed*50% or more*
White42%44%
With Disabilites10% to 14%*11% to 19%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*-

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average ACT Score
27.1

The average ACT score for Glenbrook North High School students in 2017 was 27.1. This indicates that the average student scores in the 85th percentile nationally on the ACT.

College Admission Test Participation

9 out of 10

Rank: 55th in Illinois

714 out of 1,041 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (69%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the Illinois median rate of 52% and in the top 9% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 15th in Illinois

Glenbrook North High School offers 16 AP courses. 13 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 40% percentile and somewhat below the median AP enrollment rate for all Illinois schools of 16%. Glenbrook North High School had 232 taking AP exams with a 227 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 96% percentile and significantly above the state median of 56 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 98% 56%
Students enrolled in an AP class 13% 16%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 3%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 0%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 12%
AP Courses Offered 16

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate15%17%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate17%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate13%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Illinois Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Illinois Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.3%6
Boys0.4%4
Girls0.2%2
Illinois Median4.6%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.5%11
Boys0.6%7
Girls0.4%4

Location

Glenbrook North High School
2300 Shermer Rd
Northbrook, IL
60062
(847)509-2400

10 out of 10 1

District

Northfield Twp High School District 225
Glenview, IL