Highland Park High School

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433 Vine Ave

Highland Park, IL 60035

(224) 765-2000

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 2,050

Students Per Teacher: 12

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Highland Park High School

As a college student i look back at my HPHS days and realized this is a very good school. Many teachers are very concerned with students of all levels succeeding. The principal, brad swanson, is a very hands on principal but doesn't force the issue. He will observe teachers and check to make sure if ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 07/28/13

The Special Needs department struggles with identifying autistic asperger children. Teachers are not well versed in handling autistic asperger children and the child is the one that suffers. My child was placed inappropriately in classes that were beyond her reach and it took my all to get that changed ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/14/11

As a student, I was not as impressed as parents. The money to teach and the extracurricular activities from excess funding is at HPHS. However, when I went to university, I viewed some Chicago High School Grads as having more discipline. There seems like more peer pressure in hte suburbs that can ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 06/13/10

I have had a problem with my son for a few year when it comes to him and his focus on his homework,and other work related activities.After a few meetings with some of his teachers and staff we placed him in a deferent class that now makes sure that he is doing all of his work like he is suppose to.I ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/15/10

Quality is strong on all fronts, including music, art, sports and other extracurriculars. Parent involvement is high, and diversity of student population is a plus for all.

Posted by a parent on 03/25/07

Academic and extracurricular programs are top notch, including many nationally recognized clubs and activities. Amazing teaching staff and fine arts programs. Womderful school.

Posted by a parent on 03/16/06

As a student at Highland Park, I have found that it is an amazing school for learning and and making tons of friends. From freshman to senior, everyone gets alone very well. Especiall people in the arts program get along. In 2005 Highland Park was the first high school in the nation to put on Beauty ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 03/25/05

Highland Park High School is an outstanding school in every way. Whether your child is a high-powered academic student or an average student, he or she can reach their potential in any number of ways. The curriculum has breadth and depth- one of the advantages of a large school. THe teachers are energetic, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/06/04

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School Profile for Highland Park High School

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Test scores for Highland Park High School

PSAE* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
Highland Park High School
Twp Hsd 113
* In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Prairie State Achievement Examination (PSAE) to test students in grade 11 in reading, math and science. The PSAE is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Highland Park schools — Highland Park High School is located at 433 Vine Ave, Highland Park IL 60035. 433 Vine Ave is in the 60035 ZIP code in Highland Park, IL The school district for Highland Park High School is the Twp Hsd 113. Highland Park High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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