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West Leyden High School

11 reviews
1000 North Wolf Road
Northlake, IL 60164
(847) 451-3154

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Administration is disengaged from the student population. Staff does not have the skills or tools to educate children with disabilities or social emotional needs. Administration does not have the students best interest in mind.
Posted by a parent on 2/19/2020
Good school however many teachers lack care for their students. My child has a couple she loves and have guided her amazingly through her 4 yr high school journey. The rest however sadly could care less about the kids or the lessons and studies they teach. That is a big downside to this school.
Posted by a parent on 1/3/2018
This is a school that does not work towards the betterment of students. Most teachers are not there because they care about helping students, they're there for the large salary. As an alum, I could see that if a student was not "smart" they wouldn't even bother with them. My brother was not the brightest student and not one of his teachers ever reached out to my parents personally or my brother about help. I feel like the teachers here see no potential in their students and do absolutely nothing to help them. My sister goes to a different high school and wow what a difference. She receives an endless amount of support from faculty there. This school has a LOT to work on. Begin by hiring faculty that actually care about students and aren't just there for the money.
Posted by a community member on 2/14/2017
Incredible students, teachers and a great principal! AP school district of the year in the entire country 3 years ago.
Posted by a community member on 9/25/2016
My two children go to West Leyden. They have ample opportunities to join clubs, sports and even volunteer programs. The school offers honors and AP classes. I am not sure why the reviews are low, but your child needs to have the drive to succeed because if they can't handle high school they won't make it to or even through college. You get into your education what you put into it, if your child is lazy then they won't go far.
Posted by a parent on 7/20/2016

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Northlake schools - West Leyden High School is located at 1000 North Wolf Road, Northlake IL 60164. West Leyden High School is in the Leyden Chsd 212 School District. West Leyden High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9-12.

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