Glenbrook South High School

  • Glenbrook South High School serves 2,972 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 63% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 67% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Glenbrook South High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Glenbrook South High School's student population of 2,972 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 200 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,972 students
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Total Classroom Teachers200 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Glenbrook South High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Glenbrook South High School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#159 out of 3679 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Glenbrook South High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Glenbrook South High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
18%
5%
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Hispanic
13%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Glenbrook South High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Glenbrook South High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
64%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Glenbrook South High School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Glenbrook South High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.540.67
This chart display the diversity score of Glenbrook South High School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
97%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Glenbrook South High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorthfield TWP HSD 225 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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