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School leader:  Mr. Mike McGrory
5500 South Grant Street
Hinsdale, IL 60521

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Teacher effectiveness: Very effective
Submitted by a student · June 05, 2015
The teachers were great. Honestly, they have it good. If they were in the city, they'd spend most of their time reprimanding unruly kids.

Amount of homework: Too much
Submitted by a student · June 05, 2015
I worked harder at Hinsdale Central than in college. Granted, I moved to Hinsdale from Chicago Public Schools ( on the south side ). I was a straight A student in the city, but in Hinsdale, found myself getting D's. I put in plenty of effort... more

Develops grit: Strongly agree
Submitted by a student · June 05, 2015
The school is VERY competitive with grades. Still, even though I couldn't keep up in some classes, I never felt "dumb." People WANTED to learn at this school.

Develops empathy: Strongly agree
Submitted by a student · June 05, 2015
At 12 I moved to the Hinsdale area. Until then, I went to Chicago Public Schools. In Chicago I was a straight A student. In Hindsdale I was getting D's. I had to work really hard to get my grades up. Best of all, the kids in Hinsdale wanted... more

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Hinsdale Central High School
5500 South Grant Street, Hinsdale, IL  60521
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 35 reviews. (630) 570-8000
Last modified Hinsdale Central High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.