Holmes Junior High School

School Overview


1900 W Lonnquist Blvd

Mount Prospect, IL 60056

(847) 593-4390

School Website

View map


Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 510

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

11 Parent Reviews for Holmes Junior High School

I was nervous that my daughter is going to Holmes, a lot of parents told me horrible things about this school that made me think of moving to avoid it. But my daughter is having the best time of her life, she really enjoys sixth grade, and the teachers she got so far are really good and friendly!! I ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/01/11

We love Holmes Junior High School, it's a great school and the teachers are wonderful!!

Posted by a parent on 11/01/11

The experiences I have had with this school have been great. My daughter just started 8th grade and is in the TDP program. The teachers are dedicated and fair, the curriculum is challenging, and the after school/extra curricular activities are plentiful.

Posted by a parent on 08/25/11

This has good and bad qualities. Some teachers are really motivating and give challenging work. Others are restless and do nothing. So it depends on which teacher you get. There are limited oppurtunities for kids in TDP as I experienced, and they tend to focus more on getting the below average kids caught ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 07/14/10

This is a great school. Teachers are wonderful. They are respectful and they help out. You learn and have fun all the time. I recommend the choir. Its so much fun!

Posted by a student on 03/11/09

This school has some good and bad qualities. It is nothing above average, but they do strive to get better each year.

Posted by a teacher on 02/16/09

Although the average test scores of this school are not that great, the school has an excellent accelerated academic program for talented kids. The teachers are very good and the kids in this program excellently in test scores and in high school.

Posted by a parent on 11/17/07

I think this school has some wonderful aspects: there is zero tolerance for those who pose discipline problems; the library is very good; the teachers are good; the principal and vice principals I found to be responsive, attentive and very much involved. I think it VERY incorrect to say that there ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/16/06

This a great school. But of course, there is a room for improvement. I wish they concentrate more on AG PROGRAMS and give opportunity to all studunts who wish to tryout for that. My both kids love this school. Teachers are great, too!

Posted by a parent on 04/07/05

This school has excellent teachers. There are many wonderful programs that kids can be invovled in such as many after school clubs. There is also a hearing impared program that help the hearing impared can have a good education. I recommend this school.

Posted by a former student on 03/08/05

Have a question about schools? Ask it at Trulia Voices. See more reviews at www.greatschools.net

School Profile for Holmes Junior High School

Test scores
Test scores for Holmes Junior High School

ISAT* Test Scores

Grade Level:

Test Year: 2012
Holmes Junior High School
Comm Cons Sd 59
* In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT 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.

Homes for sale near Holmes Junior High School

2116 W Lawrence Ln 2116 W Lawr...
4 br  3 ba
2408 S Goebbert Rd #1012 2408 S Goeb...
4 br  3 ba
1523 S Belmont Ave 1523 S Belm...
4 br  3 ba
410 S Busse Rd 410 S Busse...
4 br  1 ½ ba
589 E Windgate Ct #8E3 589 E Windg...
2 br  2 ½ ba
2004 W Scott Ter 2004 W Scot...
2 br  2 ½ ba
Nearby Schools
Charts and Data
Mount Prospect schools — Holmes Junior High School is located at 1900 W Lonnquist Blvd, Mount Prospect IL 60056. 1900 W Lonnquist Blvd is in the 60056 ZIP code in Mount Prospect, IL The school district for Holmes Junior High School is the Comm Cons Sd 59. Holmes Junior High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
School information provided by GreatSchools. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
Copyright © 2016 Trulia, Inc. All rights reserved.   |  
Have a question? Visit our Help Center to find the answer