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Hinckley, IL
Students enrolled: 221

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700 East Lincoln Avenue
Hinckley, IL 60520

(815) 286-7500
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February 01, 2015
This School is good in some areas. the Spainish, english, history, and biology areas are very good and they teach me a lot. unlike those classes, the algebra area is downright AWFUL. the teacher doesnt care if the students fail. the teacher also has very few work days for students to actively practice content and get feedback/sufficent help.some staff members are rude, like the principle and tech staff. the food also is gross and your portions are TINY, the same ammount given to me in 1st grade. i am very displeased with this school.

- submitted by a student

February 14, 2013
The review below was written by a teacher - in fact, the teacher doing the two new courses listed. I flagged the review below to be reviewed by Great Schools.

- submitted by a parent

February 11, 2013
I have been attending Hinckley-Big Rock High School my entire High School experience and I have to say it is wonderful. Yes the school is small but what can one expect from only 200 teenagers. The teachers are wonderful and really try to teach people not only the class they are the administrator or but also good morals and proper conduct. The English, History, Math, Science, and Spanish departments are top-notch. I, personally, am very excited to go to school next year (senior year) because the board has included two new classes: Advanced Psychology, and Speech. The only problem I see with this school is the students. A lot of them do not participate and are, dare I say, bad kids. I highly recommend Hinckley-Big Rock High School to anyone's choice in a school to have their children attend.

- submitted by a student

November 10, 2011
I hate this school. I moved here a few years ago, if you are not a resident of the town of Hinckley or Big Rock your whole life you pretty mcuh get the cold shoulder. Teachers favor certain last names and they do a horrbile job. There are a few teachers that are AWESOME ! But it sucks because they work here, they can do so much better somewhere else. They either let students get away with everything or over punish . The school board does not listen to the students. This is a farming community so to me I feel like most are sexist. I would not reccomend this school for anyone, but if I did it would be for the few teachers that you actually feel like they care.

- submitted by a student

December 11, 2009
This is an amazing school! I have never been so impressed by a public school before!

- submitted by a parent

September 20, 2006
This will be my daughters first yr. in Hinckley Big Rock and she comes home everyday and, comments on how good the kids are to here as if she has been there for 3 yrs. I was a little spectical at first because coming from Chicago and, from a Catholic school, I didn't know how she would adjust to a public school especially a high school but, I am happy to say that even at the open house the teachers were very interested in having her as a new student , I know that she will excel to a good student as the yrs. go by.

- submitted by a parent

March 08, 2005
Very limited amount of class choices, in fact there are none unless you are college bound. One counseler for the whole school. Small town,all personal info available to everyone,just go ask!

- submitted by a parent

June 18, 2004
No sense of community and poor teachers make this school a poor choice. The addition of a new school cannot hide the problems within it: poor teachers, poor course offering besides the basics, poor teachers, poor curriculum, poor teaching styles and teachers, poor extracurricular offering, and lack of commitment to the education and growth of the students. The worst part is that they make no effort to gain community feedback or ask for our help beyond money. The community has a lot to offer in terms of school improvement but the school would rather close its doors and pretend they don't hear us.

- submitted by a parent

February 17, 2004
The discipline by the administration is very petty. They should spend more time trying to provide a better rounded education to their students. Not much past the basic academics and very limited sports.

- submitted by a parent

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Hinckley-Big Rock High School
700 East Lincoln Avenue, Hinckley, IL  60520
(815) 286-7500
Last modified Hinckley-Big Rock High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Hinckley-Big Rock High School Rating: 2 out of 5 based on 11 reviews. Top