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Hoffman Estates, IL

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1100 West Higgins Road
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169

(847) 755-5610
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June 11, 2014
I have one child that just went to this school for 4 years.Great school, great teachers, they go above and beyond for the kids. I have two more children that will go to this school and I know they will do great at this school. I feel it's a great school, in fact best school in D211 to prep kids for college.

- submitted by a parent
May 15, 2014
As a former student of HEHS, I can atest to the fact that the teachers do help. I had alot of trouble with classes, and actually asked the teachers for extra help.

- submitted by a community member
May 13, 2014
The worst school for your child. My son complains to me everyday how disrespectful other students are with him and how the teachers do not pay attention to his complains. My son can not stand being in high school. You should not send your child to this school!

- submitted by a parent
May 13, 2014
Hoffman Estates High School is a bad school. I went to Hoffman Estates High School and I would never send my child there. The worst teachers, discipline among students and it is a high school being among the worst and disrespectful people. They do not care how they talk to someone. It is really not a home of the hawks. It is the home of the prisoners.

- submitted by a community member
September 24, 2013
Excellent school is my son second house, the staff support my son in many ways.

- submitted by a parent
September 06, 2012
amazing school, everyones super nice, friendly teachers, good quality of education, school as a whole is super fun to go to everyday!

- submitted by a student
June 19, 2011
I have had 3 children attend this school. For the most part, the teachers at the school DO care. One of my children had an IEP and his case manager was excellent. My biggest complaint would be there tutoring system, which was only offered in a classroom setting, no "real" one-to-one.

- submitted by a parent
December 11, 2010
If your child has any type of disability, mental or physical, do not expect any help for the school front.

- submitted by a parent
February 11, 2010
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- submitted by a parent
December 02, 2009
D211 is one of the best districts in IL. HEHS is full of teachers who truly care about their students and excellent activities for students to partake in. Though many students are lower-achieving upon entry into Hoffman, the teachers, apart from the Math Dept., always do their best to try and help. The administration is a little over the top sometimes, and enforces silly rules for the sake of enforcing them, rather than trying to make an actual difference by getting to the source of the problem. Many students in HEHS don't have parents that are deeply vested in their education, though and the administration doesn't really address that problem. Apart from that, you will not get the same diverse and wonderful experience anywhere else. I loved Hoffman and had some of the best years of my life there.

- submitted by a student
February 01, 2009
Hoffman Estates High School is a great school. Being in high school the kids should know that it's their responsibility to strive to succeed. Teachers become more than teachers of school, they teach life lessons. The teachers don't disregard students who fail, they help them to understand. They kids who seem like they aren't getting anything from the teachers are not helping themselves. They are in high school, not preschool. They aren't going to be babied.

- submitted by a student
June 01, 2008
Hoffman Estates High School is a great school it has excellent teachers and a diverse student body, I personally believe this is the best school in the district, you don't just learn the fundamentals of education but you learn life lessons and make great friends. Also after the construction it's also the best looking school in the district!

- submitted by a student
April 10, 2008
This is one of the best schools, the teachers and administration try very hard to keep the students safe and on track.

- submitted by a parent
March 06, 2008
Hoffman Estates High School is a good school, if you have a good student. But just like District54 in Illinois, if your child has any difficulty learning, you are in for a rough ride. They will try to evade their responsibility to provide extra help, you will have to threaten to get a lawyer before they will act. Discipline problems are shoved into a corner and pretty much ignored. Then when the student approaches 17 years old they will begin informing th student that they can quit at 17, or go to night school. The same with kids with learning difficulties. No real effort is made to help them or convince them to try and make in the school. The teachers there (incidentally, the highest paid in the state), are for the most part, uncooperative in keeping the parents posted about problems until they have already failed the student.Stay away!

- submitted by a parent
May 23, 2007
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- submitted by a former student
July 27, 2006
i went to this school and let me tell u something. i liked this school very much and the teachers were great to me. i was kinda a trouble maker. u know every school has one and i was theirs. over all its a great school out their.

- submitted by a former student
April 08, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
March 27, 2005
Hoffman Estates is one of the finest High Schools in the State of Illinois. D211 is noted for its tremendous high schools. Check the data for yourself.

- submitted by a parent
March 10, 2005
I attended HEHS and I would never send my child there. The administration is very lax in there disipline with students and teachers. They don't focus on individual needs for success with the students. The focus of this school is athletics. I as well as many others found that they were hard pressed to get in the courses they needed for college. They also have little regard to any one with special needs or health problems. The parents have very little to say what happens in this school.

- submitted by a former student
October 10, 2004
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Hoffman Estates High School
1100 West Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates, IL  60169
(847) 755-5610
Last modified Hoffman Estates High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Hoffman Estates High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 20 reviews. Top