We are excited to welcome new students currently attending other high schools to the Glenbrooks! Prior to attending Glenbrook North or Glenbrook South, a series of steps must be completed, and are outlined below. The process begins by contacting our enrollment office located at the District Administration Building (3801 W. Lake Avenue, Glenview). If you have questions in advance of visiting, please contact our district enrollment office by phone at (847) 486-4677 or by email at email@example.com.
Step 1 - Complete the New Student Online Enrollment Application
In order to attend Glenbrook High Schools on a tuition-free basis, parents and guardians must complete an enrollment process using our online enrollment system. We encourage you to gather the required documents listed below before you begin the online process. We estimate that the process will take approximately 15 minutes for most families to complete. The enrollment system can be accessed at http://enrollment.glenbrook225.org.
During this online enrollment process, families will be required to provide copies of the following documents:
- Student birth certificate or passport;
- Custody/parenting agreement (if applicable):
- Evidence of residency (e.g., real estate tax bill, lease, copies of two bills).
To submit these documents, parents and guardians will have the ability to:
- Upload document files (e.g., PDF or images);
- Use their smartphone to take a picture of documents using a mobile-friendly interface;
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; or
- Mail or drop-off these forms to the District Administration Building (3801 W. Lake Avenue, Glenview) Monday-Friday 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM.
Step 2 - Schedule and Attend an Appointment with the School Registrar
After a transfer student’s residency within the school district has been established, and all required documentation and processes have been completed, the family will schedule an appointment with a school registrar:
Glenbrook North High School - Debra Maskin, (847) 509-2548, email@example.com
Glenbrook South High School - Allison Kirby, (847) 486-4535, firstname.lastname@example.org
These meetings will take place at the student’s new high school in the student services department. During the appointment with the school registrar, the following tasks will be completed:
- The student’s transcript and/or current grades in courses will be evaluated to determine the student’s grade level.
- Health paperwork will be collected, including:
- State of Illinois Certificate of Child Health Examination Form
- School Medication Authorization Form for Over-the-Counter Medications
- School Medication Authorization Form for Prescription Medications
- If a nurse is available, the family will have an opportunity to meet and review health documents with the nurse.
- If applicable, a copy of most current IEP or 504 Plan will be collected.
- If applicable, the student will complete a placement test (approximately 1-2 hours).
- A guidance counselor will be assigned to the student, and an appointment will be set up to finalize the student’s schedule.
Step 3 - Attend an Appointment with the Student’s Guidance Counselor
During the appointment with the guidance counselor, the following tasks will be completed:
- The student’s transcript and/or current grades in courses, and placement test results will be reviewed to create a schedule for the school year.
- Information regarding student fees and purchasing textbooks and instructional materials will be provided.
- A student’s picture will be taken, and an ID card will be issued.
- If applicable, additional information regarding services provided for within an IEP or 504 Plan will be provided.
Step 4 - Submit Health Forms
All students are required to submit health forms to their child’s school.
The following forms are required:
- State of Illinois Certificate of Child Health Examination and Immunization Record
- All students are required to present appropriate proof that the student received a health examination and the immunizations against, and screenings for, preventable communicable diseases within one year prior to enrolling in an Illinois school for the first time (regardless of the student’s grade), and entering the ninth grade.
- Athletic Physical
- If your child(ren) intends to participate in interscholastic athletics, complete and submit a current athletic physical. Please note that athletic physicals are valid for 13 months from the date of the actual physical. Athletic Physicals should be returned to the Athletic Office at either Glenbrook North or Glenbrook South.
- Eye Examination Report
- Illinois law requires all students transferring from out of the state to complete an eye exam.
Step 5 - Pay Student Fees and Sign-Up for Parent Organizations
Parents can review and pay student fees in PowerSchool. These fees must be paid before the first day of school, and include general fees (Instructional Materials, Registration, Chromebook), course fees (based on your student’s schedule), and optional fees such as the activity pass, bus pass, and yearbook. Parents will also have the opportunity to sign-up for parent organization memberships and donate to the Glenbrook Foundation.
Access your student’s financial account by navigating to the PowerSchool Parent Portal, and selecting the “Balance” option.
Step 6 - Purchase a Bus Pass
Families that will need to utilize bus transportation are encouraged to purchase their bus pass by August 1st. Routes are set based on those bus passes purchased by August 1st. For more information regrading the school district's transportation, please visit the bus service section of our website.