About District 225
Glenbrook High School District 225, commonly referred to as the Glenbrooks, offers a public education to approximately 4,800 students in Glenview, Northbrook and portions of unincorporated Northfield Township. Located just 25 miles north of Chicago in a suburban setting, Glenbrook North and Glenbrook South High Schools have reputation for offering students an excellent, high-quality, well-rounded educational experience. In addition to our two high schools, The Glenbrooks also offer alternative learning at Glenbrook Off-Campus and Glenbrook Evening Schools.
To create a comprehensive high school experience, the Glenbrooks focus on three distinct areas: Academics, Athletics and Activities. Academic success is a top priority for our students and with almost 300 diverse course offerings, there is plenty of opportunity for exploration. In addition to core academic courses in the areas of English, mathematics, science, social studies, and world language; students may pursue special interest classes such as debate, architecture, automotives, and graphic design.
Glenbrook students enjoy success inside and outside of the classroom through numerous athletic and activities programs. The schools offer over 25 different competitive sports and a series of club sports to satisfy any athlete. Each school also hosts from 70-80 different clubs and activities for students throughout the year.
By the numbers:
5,000 Students (approximately)
40+ Different dialects
25.3 Average ACT score
96.8% Graduate rate
96% Enter college post-graduation
300 Course offerings
70-80 Clubs and activities for students
25+ Competitive sports
$110M Annual operating district budget
The financial goal of the district is to provide an exceptional education for our students while maintaining a high level of fiscal responsibility. Through the generous support of our community and conservative financial planning, the District has been able to sustain its level of services to students, even in these trying economic times. The District offers one of the lowest tax rates and per pupil instructional expenditures of comparable surrounding districts on the north side.
District 225 is governed by an elected Board of Education consisting of seven members
. Dr. Michael Riggle serves as the Superintendent of Schools.