The Glenbrook Academy of International Studies

Founded in 1981, the Glenbrook Academy of International Studies is a nationally recognized program integrating the teaching and learning of English, Social Studies, and World Languages for students in the Glenbrook High Schools.
The World Language for the Class of 2025 will be German.  


2021 Academy Curriculum Night:

For Interested 8th Graders and their parents

Tuesday, December 1 at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom
The evening will include: 
A History of the Program
An Overview of Curriculum
A Question and Answer Section

Zoom Meeting Link:
Meeting ID: 844 66644 9468
Passcode: 950740


Academy Application:

Part One
Part Two

Student Applications are due by Monday, January 25, 2021
Applicant Interviews will be held on Thursday, January 28, 2021  
Teacher Recommendations are due by Friday, February 5, 2021

Interviews and Impromptu Writing:

On Thursday, January 28, at 3:45 p.m. all applicants will complete the final two steps of the application process - impromptu writing and a group interview with Academy faculty and current students.  Typically this would be done in person, however circumstances may require us to complete these tasks by Zoom.  We will provide further instructions regarding the process for this day as we see what January brings.

Communication of Admission Status:

On Friday, February 19 (after school), each applicant will be sent an email containing The Academy's final decision on placement.  In the meantime, all applicants should complete the high school registration materials required of all eighth graders.  Those eighth graders placed into The Academy will be rescheduled by guidance counselors later this spring.