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Glenbrook South High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
2,827
Best High School in Illinois
#33
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Northfield Twp High School District 225
Type Public
 Phone (847)486-4559
 Location 4000 W Lake Ave
Glenview, IL 60026
Charter School No

Glenbrook South 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 33rd in the best public high schools in Illinois.

Demographics

Race

The Glenbrook South High School student body is primarily White with a smaller Asian Pacific population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White65.4%1,849
Black1.6%45
Hispanic11.3%320
Asian Pacific18.1%513
Native American Indian0%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%2
Two or more races3.4%97

Family Income

vs. other Illinois high schools
Upper 13.4%

21.5% 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 South High School students are largely upper income and rank 92nd in Illinois for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman758
Sophomore677
Junior713
Senior679
Total2,827

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
96%

10 out of 10

Rank: 19th in Illinois

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students96%
Illinois Median87%
Percentile97%
White97%
Black50% or more*
Hispanic85% to 89%*
Asian Pacific95% or more*
Native American-
Two or more races80% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged90% to 94%*
Limited English Proficiency80% to 89%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 125th in Illinois

Students at Glenbrook South High School scored an average 39% 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 20.4% of Illinois high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls32%59%
Boys27%40%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander40% to 44%*60% to 64%*
Blackless than 50%*less than 50%*
Hispanic15% to 19%*25% to 29%*
Multiracial40% to 59%*60% to 79%*
White27%50%
With Disabilites11% to 19%*20% to 29%*
Limited Englishless than 50%*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average ACT Score
25.7

The average ACT score for Glenbrook South High School students in 2017 was 25.7. This indicates that the average student scores in the 78th percentile nationally on the ACT.

College Admission Test Participation

8 out of 10

Rank: 126th in Illinois

862 out of 1,392 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (62%). College admission testing participation is well above the Illinois median rate of 52% and in the top 19% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 16th in Illinois

Glenbrook South High School offers 18 AP courses. 10 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 31% percentile and somewhat below the median AP enrollment rate for all Illinois schools of 16%. Glenbrook South High School had 282 taking AP exams with a 266 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 95% percentile and significantly above the state median of 56 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 94% 56%
Students enrolled in an AP class 10% 16%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 3%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 1%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 10%
AP Courses Offered 18

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%17%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate12%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.6%16
Boys1%14
Girls0.2%2
Illinois Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

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

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0.1%4
Boys0.3%4
Girls0%0
Illinois Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.1%29
Boys1.3%18
Girls0.9%11
Illinois Median4.6%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.9%23
Boys0.8%11
Girls0.9%12

Location

Glenbrook South High School
4000 W Lake Ave
Glenview, IL
60026
(847)486-4559

10 out of 10 1

District

Northfield Twp High School District 225
Glenview, IL