There is no high school here and doubtful that there ever will be one.
My child started at the school in September. His teacher is wonderful and he has a nice group of classmates. The learning and curriculum is rich and we are very pleased. There are some issues regarding parent communication and involvement around entry/exit into the new school. This is an issue, but the the overall education the children are getting should not be overlooked.
Profit not student oriented. Parent interaction is kept to a Minimum. This could be do to the current administration or be a 'British' phenomenom, however, the actions of the school conflict in many ways with the basic tenents of American education. Most parents here are very unhappy with the school but have no where else to go...
Headmaster and senior staff are arogant and rude. Parents have no input here. Chose another school for your children.
Rude arrogant staff. Profit based school and it really shows. Parents are not even allowed in the new building. Do not go here--you will regret it!!
This is by far, the best school in Chicago. The teachers are fantastic, the curriculum is challenging, yet stimulating and the kids come from good families who care about their kids and want to give them the best education possible.
I am very pleased with this school. I have had only positive experiences with both the teachers and the administration. The academic programs are excellent with an appreciation for learning to subject matter rather than learning for the test. There is an extensive music program with a blossoming music school as well as a variety of extracurricular programs. The sports programs are growing as the school grows but the children are either outside or in the gym twice daily. So physical fitness is a priority. Other priorities outside of academics include citizenship, manners, values. I believe parents are as involved as any other school. The administration seems to be working on opening up. I think some of this may be due to the school's British origins. American parents are used to more of a say in things. All in all I highly recommend this school to anyone.
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