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Palatine, IL
Students enrolled: 706

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1100 North Smith Street
Palatine, IL 60067

(847) 963-3700
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August 05, 2015
The teachers here were the best. I had a great year at Sundling. I made so many friends here.

- submitted by a student

July 25, 2014
Great school, great teachers! It offers many clubs and activities! They handle student situations in the best way. It is better than other schools in the district like Winston Jr. high.

- submitted by a parent

February 21, 2013
I have told about Sundling before, but my review never made it in. Maybe, because it is so positive. Awesome school, good Principal, good teachers. Sometimes it's not the school, it's the student. Have them get involved! Great after and before school activities!

- submitted by a parent

July 11, 2012
Terrible. Bullying was so bad when I went to this school. They mix kids from all types of different backgrounds and it only causes problems. There were issues with drugs, pregnancy, etc. Not good for 7th graders to be exposed to. I would never send my kids here.

- submitted by a community member

February 01, 2012
I love the team work and the way that they put all students first. I am happy my daughter is in this school she is an A student!

- submitted by a parent

May 30, 2011
I am disappointed with this school. I found that the teachers do not communicate sufficiently with parents when children are in need of additional assistance. They attempt to make all children fit into the same mold of learning when each child learns differently. I have had two instances of my childs teacher being very dismissive of my requests and have had one teacher not respond to my requests. The school will not hesitate to involve the on site Palatine police officer into middle school issues, whether major or minor. Most often as a way to "scare" the children into behaving or what not. They will also not notify you the parent when this is being done. This being said, there are some very good teachers in this school who will go out of their way to help the kids. Sundling offers several extra curricular activies and clubs such as track, band, etc. I feel right now that this school is merely your average public school in Palatine but it has potential to be better.

- submitted by a parent

October 05, 2009
I love the team work and the way that they put all students first. Together they work to do what is best for students.

- submitted by a community member
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December 31, 2008
lots of extracurricular activities! get involved! track team, intramurals, art club, world drumming club, chorus, band, orchestra, basketball, volleyball, student council,math club, greenhouse club, and service club are just a few of the many activities before and after school! lots of school spirit!

- submitted by a student

February 19, 2008
Walter Sundling is a Fabulus school where fun and learning come together

- submitted by a parent

December 20, 2007
I am a parent at this school. My daughter attends 7th grade. My daughter is happy here. Unfortunately the main point of contact, the office staff, are very dismissive of students and parents. I would say an average school.

- submitted by a parent

August 19, 2005
My daughter attended Sundling from 2003-2005 for 7th and 8th grade. She found the teachers supportive and available. The extra curicular activities provide something for everyone and the ethnic diversity of the school provides the kids with an opporunity to understand and explore other cultures.

- submitted by a parent
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Walter R Sundling Jr High School
1100 North Smith Street, Palatine, IL  60067
(847) 963-3700
Last modified Walter R Sundling Jr High School is a Public school that serves grades 7-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Walter R Sundling Jr High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 21 reviews. Top