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Palatine, IL
Students enrolled: 2,751

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1111 N Rohlwing Rd
Palatine, IL 60074

(847) 755-1600
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November 05, 2014
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June 03, 2014
Great school with lots of teachers with so many years of experience. This school is under district 214. Check out district website with details.

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March 11, 2013
Generally great classroom instruction and sports programs for a wide variety of students. Very disparate treatment of minority groups. Counseling is poor. Counselors are overworked, under-supervised and do not have family's interests at a priority. The DRIVE all students to the most difficult colleges as that makes the department look good w/o concern about the student and their family.

- submitted by a parent

October 22, 2009
Best school for sports, education and people. I absolutely love it...

- submitted by a student

May 12, 2009
I love Palatine. It has good teachers and the choir department is the best!!!!!! Has a great Special Education Program!

- submitted by a community member

December 27, 2008
Palatine is a very very good school! Although it is not great like Fremd yet, we are taking steps in the right direction! My two children loved Palatine, and I loved watching them grow and mature their. The only bad part is the often shown lack-of-effort by teachers. Also, our kids always lie deep in the shadow of cross-town rival Fremd High School.

- submitted by a parent

June 10, 2008
Honestly, this school is not nearly as good as other schools in terms of student body and teachers. Some of the teachers are very biased and some are very rude to students. The student body is generally pretty okay, but very few people are in advanced classes, and those who are in them struggle. But this is a public school, so it's all par for the course.

- submitted by a student

April 28, 2008
Palatine is a awesome school with a wonderful caring staff. My son is a Freshman and has ADD with a IEP and the staff has worked with him to adjust to high school. He loves the school and is making friends. Keep up the GREAT job!

- submitted by a parent

April 19, 2008
Greatest marching band around. Best cross country team around. Excellent diversity of student body and activities - there's something for everyone. The only problem lies in the quality of some teachers. Otherwise great departments are brought down by a few slackers or rampantly biased teachers.

- submitted by a student

January 28, 2008
I am a parent of a Freshman. Overall, I am very pleased with the school and all the activities they have for the students. I am, however, disappointed with the amount of drugs and pot exchanged in the hallways and viewed by other students. I feel there should be random drug sniffing dogs brought in the school to keep everything in check.

- submitted by a parent

January 08, 2008
In the last 10 years the teaching field has changed. Higher expectations, more responsibility (must be counselor, teacher, and the parent), increased accountability, and the list could go on... What I see are teachers, administrators, and staff stepping up continuously, volunteering more time and energy to help every student be successful. The students have all the resources and caring teachers they could ask for.

- submitted by a teacher
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July 30, 2007
Palatine High School is a great school with an amazing music and English departments. There are many extra-curicular activities and a wide range of electives to select from. Teachers are willing and helpful for all who need it.

- submitted by a student

January 04, 2007
Great school for sports, academics and diversity. The music program must have drastically changed since the comment of 2004. Palatine is now on par with other district schools with the exception of crosstown rival Fremd which is excellent.

- submitted by a parent

April 22, 2006
Palatine has very high academic standards. Parent involvement is 2nd to none based on attendants @ parent teacher s conference meetings as well as a professionally choreograph xmas program

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April 10, 2006
Lots of extra-curricular activities, mostly good teachers, good place!

- submitted by a student

November 04, 2005
Great teachers, always willing to put in the extra effort to help students succeed.

- submitted by a student

April 19, 2004
While Palatine doesn't have the best test scores in the area, it has qualiies other area schools can't match. Palatine has lots of diversity. Palatine has true school spirit. Not many other High Schools have pep assemblies for all the students. Once you've gone to Palatine, a part of you never really leaves it. Great athletics and the best high school band in the state.

- submitted by a student

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Palatine High School
1111 N Rohlwing Rd, Palatine, IL  60074
(847) 755-1600
Last modified Palatine 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.
Palatine High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 24 reviews. Top