HIGHCREST MIDDLE SCHOOL

Go back
569 HUNTER RD
WILMETTE, IL 60091
Visit this school's website
Phone: 847-853-2900
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 10
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium-high
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 5th Grade - 6th Grade
  • District: Wilmette Sd 39
  • Students/Teacher: 11:1
  • Students/Grade: 437.5
  • Number Students: 875
  • Number Teachers: 85
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 7670
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Dr Dave Palzet
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (10 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (8 Reviews)
    Page 2 of 2
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-03-30
    "Most of the teachers are uneducated and ill prepared to deal with the challenges of teaching middle school students. The school is large with 400 students per grade, and unless you push hard for a challenging curriculum you could end up being taught that objects don't fall at the same rate because gravity pushes harder on heavier objects (this actually happened and is just plain wrong!). The school is also plagued by bad administration and overall creates a disorderly student body (at no fault of their own!)"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2008-05-29
    "Bullying is a serious issue and continues to be through high school. Inane and ineffective programs have been implemented with little result. Principals, teachers and parents too often shrug off physical fights and verbal abuse both of which I've personally witnessed numerous times even at the elementary schools. Academically, the Wilmette public schools are acceptable but not great. Early math programs are especially poor. Wilmette continues to use material that the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics does not endorse anymore. (NCTM's recommendations are often used by schools throughout the nation in choosing curriculum.) In elementary school, my son spent almost an entire year playing Uno instead of learning math because the teacher told us that he knew too much and there was nothing she could do. At that point, we began using the excellent and challenging Singapore Math. Language Arts is not much better. Look elsewhere if education is important to you."
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2007-08-07
    "wonderful school with brillant teachers very nice principal"
    Page 2 of 2
    Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2014 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.
    C21 Offices Serving this Area C21 Agents Serving this Area
    View Agents
    Marti Corcoran
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Marie OMalley
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­617.9485
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Colleen Barrett
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Sandra Olson
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Ralph Snider
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Elizabeth Marcelo
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    DONALD KOTZ
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    773.­293.1200
    4528 N. Lincoln
    Chicago, IL 60625
    Martha Janus
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­882.5442
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Sam Elddine
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Jack Tornabene
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    847.­322.1792
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Ellen Curran
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Lynn Bjorvik
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Jung Chung
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Martha Silveyra
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Dympna Fay-Hart
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Dorota Zawlodzki
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Gerard Sciaraffa
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Cathy Sienkiewicz
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Amelia Loiacono
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    847.­404.6922
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Frankie Rodriguez
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Glen Tomlinson
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    773.­293.1200
    4528 N. Lincoln
    Chicago, IL 60625
    Thomas Larsen
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Maria Estrada
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Loretta Colorato
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631