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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 2028 will be French

2024 Academy Curriculum Night

Tuesday, October 17 at 7 p.m

  • Glenbrook South High School Auditorium 
    • 4000 West Lake Avenue, Glenview IL

For interested 8th graders and their parents/ guardians

The evening will include:
  • A history of the program
  • Curriculum overview
  • Question and answers

For more information contact Academy Assistant, Maria Chandiles at (847) 486-4736

Academy Application

The Glenbrook Academy application process is now closed.

Important Dates

  • Student Applications are due by Monday, January 23, 2023

  • Applicant Interview and Impromptu Writing will be held on Thursday, January 26, 2023

  • Teacher Recommendations are due by Friday, February 3, 2023

Academy Application

Interviews and Impromptu Writing

On Thursday, January 26th, Academy applicants will complete two writing samples and sit for an interview with staff and current students. We will do this in person at Glenbrook South High School unless health conditions change.  Applicants must report to Room 2139 at 3:45pm.  This room is located on the Second Floor, East Wing.

The meeting will run from 3:45pm to 6:30pm.

Please contact Mr. Whipple or Mrs. Chandiles with any questions or concerns.

Communication of Admission Status

On Friday, February 17 (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.