How is Evanston high school? is it safe? is the neighbourhood safe? I've heard it's not safe. Thank you.

Asked by Ealfayadh, Fri May 3, 2013

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Flrmp, Home Buyer, 21215
Mon Jun 24, 2013
I graduated from Evanston High School about 20 years ago and got 3 degrees from Harvard. It's an excellent school. The experience of having attended a diverse high school has served me well throughout my life and helped me get job interviews and jobs, including my current job. I walked 2 miles each way to school almost year round and was always safe.
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Alexis Kaplan, Agent, Evanston, IL
Thu May 30, 2013
Google can really be your best friend when looking to find this kind of information.

Let me know if you need any further assistance.
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Aspage2000, Home Buyer, Evanston, IL
Fri May 17, 2013
It's safe... they have wonderful teachers, the only thing holding it back is the students... not all of them of course.
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Ruth and Per…, Agent, Los Gatos, CA
Sat May 4, 2013
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Kathleen Buf…, Agent, Evanston, IL
Sat May 4, 2013
Like any school, there are challenges and opportunities. Being a parent of a ETHS student I have been very pleased with my experience and as always there is much to be said about parental involvement.

Here are some links to assist you in seeking further information about the school:……

If I may assist you any further please feel free to reach out to me.
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Dayle Lively, Agent, Winnetka, IL
Sat May 4, 2013
Evanston High School has had a long tradition of excellence. I did my student teaching there many years ago and I have friends whose children have graduated from there in the past 15 years, all with positive experiences. Like most high schools, it is home to all kinds of students. Demographically, it is more diverse than many of its neighboring schools--like New Trier, the Glenbrooks, etc. For specific information about the safety of the school's location, I would suggest that you call the Evanston Police Department to ask about recent crime statistics in that particular neighborhood. You could also check with the high school itself for specific reports of incidents that have occurred in the building within the past year.

Good luck and please let me know if I can help you find a home. I have lived, worked and raised a family on the North Shore and am very familiar with its many villages.


Dayle Lively
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Noah Seidenb…, Agent, Evanston, IL
Fri May 3, 2013
Opinions are opinions. I have heard of students getting great and fantastic educations at ETHS and going to Harvard or Yale or NU. I have heard of trouble makers gong to this school. New Trier has the same problem it is almost the number one HS in the country. Raise your child correctly, look out for him or her and you decide.
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