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1900 West Lonnquist Boulevard
Mt Prospect, IL 60056

(847) 593-4390
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November 01, 2011
I was nervous that my daughter is going to Holmes, a lot of parents told me horrible things about this school that made me think of moving to avoid it. But my daughter is having the best time of her life, she really enjoys sixth grade, and the teachers she got so far are really good and friendly!! I checked the school's scores for last year and Holmes has the best scores in the district. I volunteered few times at the school and never seen any horrible kids the reviews were talking about. Holmes is a good school, and I would like to thank the school staff and the PTO members for everything they are doing for our kids!!

- submitted by a parent
November 01, 2011
We love Holmes Junior High School, it's a great school and the teachers are wonderful!!

- submitted by a parent
August 25, 2011
The experiences I have had with this school have been great. My daughter just started 8th grade and is in the TDP program. The teachers are dedicated and fair, the curriculum is challenging, and the after school/extra curricular activities are plentiful.

- submitted by a parent
July 14, 2010
This has good and bad qualities. Some teachers are really motivating and give challenging work. Others are restless and do nothing. So it depends on which teacher you get. There are limited oppurtunities for kids in TDP as I experienced, and they tend to focus more on getting the below average kids caught up. The team teaching structure helps,as the teachers really understand you But overall, there are better schools in the area.

- submitted by a community member
no rating March 11, 2009
This is a great school. Teachers are wonderful. They are respectful and they help out. You learn and have fun all the time. I recommend the choir. Its so much fun!

- submitted by a student
February 16, 2009
This school has some good and bad qualities. It is nothing above average, but they do strive to get better each year.

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November 09, 2008
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August 19, 2008
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January 30, 2008
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December 08, 2007
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- submitted by a student
November 17, 2007
Although the average test scores of this school are not that great, the school has an excellent accelerated academic program for talented kids. The teachers are very good and the kids in this program excellently in test scores and in high school.

- submitted by a parent
August 16, 2006
I think this school has some wonderful aspects: there is zero tolerance for those who pose discipline problems; the library is very good; the teachers are good; the principal and vice principals I found to be responsive, attentive and very much involved. I think it VERY incorrect to say that there are a lot of 'horrible kids and very few good ones'. My child made many new friends her first year, did well in her studies and enjoyed the many extracurricular activities that are available. True, there do seem to be many parents who do not get involved, BUT! the opportunities are certainly there if a parent makes the effort to get involved. I myself am on the PTO, Music Boosters as well as volunteering time in the school library.

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December 22, 2005
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August 25, 2005
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April 07, 2005
This a great school. But of course, there is a room for improvement. I wish they concentrate more on AG PROGRAMS and give opportunity to all studunts who wish to tryout for that. My both kids love this school. Teachers are great, too!

- submitted by a parent
March 08, 2005
This school has excellent teachers. There are many wonderful programs that kids can be invovled in such as many after school clubs. There is also a hearing impared program that help the hearing impared can have a good education. I recommend this school.

- submitted by a former student
February 25, 2005
There are a lot of horrible kids, very few good ones. I would NOT reccomend sending your child here. The teachers are mediocre. The academic programs are good but nothing amazing. The parents are not involved at all.

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January 01, 2005
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Holmes Jr High School
1900 West Lonnquist Boulevard, Mt Prospect, IL  60056
(847) 593-4390
Last modified Holmes Jr High School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Holmes Jr High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 18 reviews. Top