GLENBARD NORTH HIGH SCHOOL 990 Kuhn Rd., Carol Stream (630) 653-7000 | www.glenbardnorthhs.org John Mensik, principal Glenbard North High School is a public fouryear high school located at the corner of Kuhn and Lies roads in Carol Stream. It is part of Glenbard Township High School District 87, which also includes Glenbard South High School, Glen Ellyn; Glenbard East High School, Lombard, and Glenbard West High School, Glen Ellyn. The North campus is the largest among the four high schools in Glenbard Township District 87, currently serving approximately 2,300 students – many who reside in Carol Stream as well as portions of Glendale Heights, Hanover Park and Bloomingdale. The school, known for its motto “where excellence is tradition,” is ranked 1,389 in the National School Rankings and earned a silver medal based on student performance on staterequired tests and how well prepared students are for college. The school also has been recognized for five years by the Washington Post as one of the top high schools in the state and among the best in
the nation, challenging students with more than 22 advanced placement curriculum offerings. Ranked 58 within the State of Illinois by U.S. News & World Report on the listing of the nation’s most challenging high schools, Glenbard North is one of several educational institutions granting credits or advanced college placements based on student performance on AP exams. Nearly 41 percent of all Glenbard North students take advanced placement exams. Glenbard North students and peers at other Glenbard district schools are among only nine school districts in Illinois accepted to the national AP/IB Equity and Excellence Project for demonstrating a commitment to ensuring that historically underrepresented students have the opportunity to succeed in Advanced Placement courses. The district has seen a 29 percent increase in the number of students taking AP classes in the past five years, and is focused on continuing to increase AP enrollment. Recognized also for athletic talent and a competitive spirit, Glenbard athletes proudly don the school’s black and gold colors, and consistently rank among the best in conference and state IHSA standings. With a full complement of sports offerings, the school is a recognized powerhouse in
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