GLENBARD WEST HIGH SCHOOL

Go back
670 CRESCENT BLVD
GLEN ELLYN, IL 60137
Visit this school's website
Phone: 630-469-8600
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 9
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: Low
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: Glenbard Twp Hsd 87
  • Students/Teacher: 18:1
  • Students/Grade: 595.5
  • Number Students: 2382
  • Number Teachers: 155
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 8016
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Mr Peter Monaghan
  • 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 (21 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (13 Reviews)
    Page 1 of 3
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-11-24
    "Teachers lack of leadership and motivation. (just doing my job thing) According to some students, they spend too much time talking about their personal life during class and then storm them with tons of homework. Does not motivate students to get along as a whole team."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-10-28
    "In our current test-obsessed, highly standardized educational culture, it amazes me that a school like Glenbard West H.S. exists. The teachers genuinely care for and respect their students and their excitement for learning and passion for their subject areas is contagious! The teachers here challenge, encourage, and support students academically but, more importantly, holistically. They encourage students to explore their interests, to work hard, to be part of the Hilltopper community, and to be their best selves. I appreciate GBW's broader, healthier definition of "success." At GBW, my child is not a number or her best test score. This school is doing a great job of preparing my student for college and for life. Thank you, GBW!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-03-12
    "Glenbard West is a great school for outgoing, brilliant or athletic high school students. If you are a born leader you will do great. Glenbard West does nothing to help their students become leaders and they trample on quiet, kind students. Glenbard West is about making their numbers look good so they encourage most of the students to take AP classes that are completely developmentally inappropriate for 80% that are recommended to take them. The teachers are overloaded because they are to differentiate to a huge span of learners in both the regular classes and the honors and AP classes. If you are considering the Western Suburbs to live I would look at York in Elmhurst, OPRF in Oak Park or Hinsdale Central in Hinsdale before considering Glenbard West in Glen Ellyn."
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-10-23
    "Glenbard West was off the chain. The teachers were very serious about preparing us for the real world and the faculty did an amazing job helping me prepare for college."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-01-17
    "Glenbard West is truly impressive. I have two sons enrolled with a third to start soon. The faculty is serious about getting kids ready for college yet the teachers are full of energy and have a great sense of self-assurance. They are great role models for the kids. Kids who graduate from Glenbard West have been given the tools and education they need to accomplish anything in life."
    Page 1 of 3
    Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2015 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 Properties In this Area C21 Offices Serving this Area C21 Agents Serving this Area
    View Agents
    Michael Ramos
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    773.­282.8100
    5860 W. Irving Park Road
    Chicago, IL 60634
    Michelle Friedman
    CENTURY 21 Elm Realtors
    847.­692.7467
    741 Devon Avenue
    Park Ridge, IL 60068
    Richard Ratay
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    773.­282.8100
    5860 W. Irving Park Road
    Chicago, IL 60634
    Peggy Corthinos
    CENTURY 21 Elm Realtors
    847.­692.5522
    741 Devon Avenue
    Park Ridge, IL 60068
    Kay Yunker
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    708.­361.0800
    15812 S. Wolf Road
    Orland Park, IL 60467
    James Flaherty
    CENTURY 21 S.G.R., Inc.
    312.­326.2121
    1823 S. Michigan Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60616
    Danny Rigoni of Mike McCatty and Associates
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    708.­361.0800
    15812 S. Wolf Road
    Orland Park, IL 60467
    Jaroslaw Jastrzebski
    CENTURY 21 Elm Realtors
    224.­628.3976
    741 Devon Avenue
    Park Ridge, IL 60068
    Vijay K. Verma
    CENTURY 21 Universal Real Estate
    773.­255.7555
    7300 N. Western Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Kacper Jastrzebski
    CENTURY 21 Elm Realtors
    847.­692.5522
    741 Devon Avenue
    Park Ridge, IL 60068
    Monica Messina
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Ifti Hussain
    CENTURY 21 Universal Real Estate
    773.­494.4505
    7300 N. Western Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Christopher Rivera
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Mary Segers
    CENTURY 21 Mike Ham & Associates
    708.­361.8888
    11256 South Harlem Avenue
    Worth, IL 60482
    Michael Doubek
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    847.­323.8084
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Carol O'Connor
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    708.­482.6170
    1011 East 31st Street
    La Grange Park, IL 60526
    Michael McLenighan
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Daniela Salinas
    CENTURY 21 Lullo
    630.­677.9454
    16 West Lake Street
    Addison, IL 60101
    Kenneth Haldeman
    CENTURY 21 S.G.R., Inc.
    312.­326.2121
    1823 S. Michigan Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60616
    Martin Dinkha
    CENTURY 21 Lullo
    630.­283.9400
    16 West Lake Street
    Addison, IL 60101
    Anne Lebert
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    708.­361.0800
    15812 S. Wolf Road
    Orland Park, IL 60467
    Knight Chumsangsri
    CENTURY 21 S.G.R., Inc.
    312.­326.2121
    1823 S. Michigan Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60616
    Raymond D. Kennard
    CENTURY 21 Universal Real Estate
    847.­445.0902
    7300 N. Western Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Jennifer Briggs
    CENTURY 21 Elm Realtors
    847.­692.5522
    741 Devon Avenue
    Park Ridge, IL 60068