About Graduates

About Our Graduates

Glenbrook Academy faculty members have identified a range of ideal attributes for Academy graduates to demonstrate in adult lives of leadership and service. These attributes both provide focus for current Academy curriculum and underpin the planning for new initiatives.
As an individual, the Academy Graduate . . .

  • is ethical, honorable, and loyal
  • is passionate and compassionate
  • is unabashedly idealistic
  • seeks to excel and quests for quality
  • is confident 
  • solves difficult problems creatively 
  • makes connections easily
  • synthesizes ideas across disciplines
  • is an excellent communicator 
  • is innovative
  • possesses a healthy work ethic
  • is multilingual
  • seeks a deep understanding of beauty
  • seeks personal and professional fulfillment
  • is eager to learn and to keep learning

As a community member, the Academy Graduate . . .

  • is aware of current local, national, and world events
  • is aware of and conversant with cultural differences
  • is active in civic, community, and political groups
  • is a protector of human rights
  • fosters strong family and other personal relationships
  • is adaptable and flexible to challenges and opportunities
  • challenges boundaries by taking risks

Where They Continue To Study 
Since 1985, when the first class of Academy students graduated from Glenbrook North and Glenbrook South High Schools, the following colleges and universities have granted admission to our graduates:

Allegheny College Northwestern University Honors Medical Program
American University Oberlin College
Amherst College  Pennsylvania State University
Bates College Pomona College
Beloit College Princeton University
Boston University Purdue University
Bradley University Rensselear Polytechnic Institute
Brandeis University Rice University
Brown University St. Mary's College
Bryn Mawr College Smith College
California Institute of Technology Southern Methodist University
Carleton College Southwestern University
Case Western Reserve Stanford University
Colgate University Syracuse University
College of William and Mary Trinity College
Columbia University Tufts University
Cornell College Tulane University
Cornell University United States Naval Academy
Creighton University  Union College
Dartmouth College University of Arizona
Denison College University of Chicago
DePauw University University of Connecticut
Drew University University of Colorado
Duke University University of Dallas
Emory University University of Illinois at Chicago
Franklin and Marshall College University of Iowa
Georgetown University University of Kansas
Grinnell College University of Miami
Hamilton College University of Michigan
Harvard University University of Missouri
Harvey Mudd College University of North Carolina
Haverford College University of Notre Dame
Illinois Wesleyan University University of Oklahoma
Indiana University University of Pennsylvania
Iowa State University University of Southern California
Johns Hopkins University University of Texas
Kenyon College University of Vermont
Lehigh University University of Wisconsin
Loyola University Vanderbilt University
Macalester College  Vassar College
Marquette University Washington University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Wellesley College
Miami University of Ohio Wesleyan University
Michigan State University  Wharton School of Economics
Middlebury College Wheaton College
Northwestern University Yale University