The only person who can make a decision on what is good for you and what you are willing to live with or settle for is you. If you are concerned about feedback that you are receiving, then take a drive through the neighborhoods in question, ask to speak to the school of your choice, talk to the local police. But make an educated decision. And make the decision on YOUR criteria and not someone else's biases even if you trust that person whole heartedly. What is right for you, may not always be what is right for someone else or what they feel is in your best interest.
Hope this helps!
The best for you would be to drive through the village and get a first-hand impression. There are many nice neighborhoods in Mundelein and the prices went down significantly. I live in Mundelein myself for almost 5 years now. I don't have first-hand experience with the high school because my kids are still small.
In any case I would gather more feedback from different people, research school stats on the web and make an informed decision.
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