Glenbrook South High School is a learning community dedicated to students and committed to quality of thought, word and deed.
Glenbrook South High School School is one of two comprehensive high schools in District 225 and primarily serves the Village of Glenview. Glenbrook South High School is a learning community dedicated to students and committed to quality of thought, word and deed.
Built in 1962, the GBS campus has been expanded and renovated to keep pace with enrollment, academic programs, technology, fine arts and science. Today’s complex, with more than 667,000 square feet, spans across 72 acres and provides a learning environment enhanced by natural light, a welcoming atmosphere and a layout that supports academic areas, beauty of design, security, state-of-the art cafeterias and energy conservation.
Special features include a 1,500-seat auditorium, Lyceum, Orchestra, Band room, Choral room, Drama/Dance room, Graphic Design lab, Multi-media labs, Autos lab, Foods lab, Courtyard and Gazebo, Student Activities Center, Radio and TV studios, Greenhouse, Library, Media Centers and the Titan Learning Center.
Glenbrook South offers extensive curricular offerings in English, Math, Science, Art, Social Studies, World Languages, Applied Technology, Music, Business Education, Radio/TV, Driver Education, Physical Education and Family and Consumer Science.
In addition, GBS offers 24 Advanced Placement courses; more than 60 clubs and activities; 29 interscholastic and club sports; American Sign Language, French, German, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese and Spanish; and the Glenbrook Academy of International Studies in English, Social Studies and World Languages.
In 2012, more than 95 percent of graduating students were college bound to 149 different institutions throughout the world. The average ACT composite score is 24.9, and 89 percent of students earned AP scores to qualify for college credit.