Thursday, October 18, 2012
According to the 2012 Illinois School Report Cards released by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE), Glenbrook North and Glenbrook South students perform consistently well above average on state tests.
The following story was provided by District 225. According to the 2012 Illinois School Report Cards released by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE), Glenbrook North and Glenbrook South students perform consistently well above average on state tests. GBN students posted an average composite score of 25.9, while GBS students earned an average composite score of 24.3. The state average composite score is 20.6. The 2012 Report Card lists the total enrollment of the Glenbrook High Schools as 4,748, which is 14 fewer students than the previous year. The district’s graduation rate of 95.6% is down 2.4%, resulting from a change in the required reporting implemented in 2010-11 under the Federal No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). On …
Monday, March 7, 2011
A roundup of the region's major developments for Monday, March 7.
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Monday, November 22, 2010
School officials challenge recent reports suggesting a significant percentage of Glenbrook North students are not properly prepared for higher education.
Although a recent Chicago Tribune report suggests that a significant number of Glenbrook North students aren't meeting the minimum standards for college preparation as measured by the ACT, District 225 administrators are questioning whether the test is actually even a useful tool for determining college readiness. After analyzing the scores of Illinois 11th graders who took the ACT as part of the Prairie State Achievement Exam (PSAE) in spring 2010, the Tribune concluded that "more than 40 percent of students at Lake Forest, Deerfield, Northbrook and Hinsdale Central high schools didn't meet all four 'college readiness benchmarks.'" But compared to more than 650 schools in the area, the Tribune reported that Glenbrook North had the ninth …