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9800 Lawler Avenue
Skokie, IL 60077

(847) 626-2011
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April 01, 2015
The lunch is menu is all fake. They say its 4 star Mac and cheese when actually tastes like under cooked noodles dipped in watery, flavorless, fake yellow stuff that comes from the fake leftovers from 1 star restaurants. PS. The whole lunch menu is a lie parents, don't believe your precious children are eating a healthy and wholesome meal just because the menu says so. If you want, you come hear with your child and see the fake food. Make a difference, Make niles north. WE ARE ONE ONE ONE!!!!!!

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April 02, 2014
this school is great with teachers and faicilities. The counselors and other staff member are very help. They have many activities and all students can particifate and explor thier high school life without limitation.

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August 01, 2012
Great facilities, the improvement projects are top notch. The student spaces are well thought out and the environment is clean and comfortable. Tip-top academic environ.

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December 06, 2011
I am very impressed with the present movement to prepare all students for college readiness and helping students reach their maximum potential. All areas of the fine arts program is exceptional and the new science, engineering, technology, and mathematics (STEM) program and facililty is top-notch.They are also proactive regarding bullying and anti-bias issues. I would highly recommend this public school to get a well rounded, quality education in an ethnically and culturally diverse environment.

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July 12, 2011
Its a good school and has many things for students in athletes and i would recommend that people should join this school.

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September 19, 2009
The teachers, staff, and advisors work very hard to support the students in their development. They have a highly recognized fine arts program, strong athletic program, and many extracurricular activity options for students.

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September 16, 2009
Niles North has amazing teachers, classes and extra curricular activities for all of it's students. There are many opportunities to satisfy the students' interests. It's Fine Arts Department is one of the best in the country. My son is having a great experience there!

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April 23, 2009
Many of the teachers play favorites and not everyone is pushed to their limits. I wanted to take a few AP classes and my teachers/counselor wouldn't let me into them, which was absurd because I had mostly As and Bs in my honors and regular level classes. Other students were not very accepting even though Niles North was diverse. People were extremely cliquey; if you weren't a certain way, you were pretty much unaccepted by your peers.

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March 28, 2009
This is such a great school. No bullies, which is great because i went to a high school before i got to niles north where there were bullies and drug dealers. But when i came here it was heaven! loved all the people in the school. I was soo lucky to be there great after school activities. Very, very nice students and staff. I should be one of the best in illinois.

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February 16, 2009
The school is very well rounded and teach students how to be independent in the future and become intelligent young adults.

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August 07, 2008
I am glad to have graduated from Niles North High School. I currently live in San Diego, CA and the educational system here is horrible. Niles North takes you to your limits and tests your potential. To graduate with a 3.0 GPA like I did was par. The teachers are very knowledgeable and help you as much as they can. As for homework, it can be overwhelming at times, but a little homework never killed anyone. Niles North has one of the best track teams in IL and is very culturally diverse. Go Vikings!

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July 15, 2008
I agree with the amount of homework the students get. It's almost impossible for the children to have any fun time with their families and friends. Especially during the summer, when the teachers assign their future students a packet and reading to do. But the amount of diversity in this school is amazing! The teachers are highly qualified, and there's an abundance of classes offered for the different levels of every class you could think of!

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June 13, 2008
unity is shown throughout the whole school, other schools dont show that bond that shines in the halls of niles north

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April 11, 2008
The teachers are lazy, uncaring, dislike parent involvement and don't know the answers. Tons of homework. Principal not involved.

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August 01, 2007
My son attended Niles North for one year. Academically it is first-rate; it rivals the very best public schools on Chicago's North Shore, and that's saying a lot. My only complaint is the workload; we and many other parents complained that our kids were doing hours of homework every night, on weekends, and even on holidays, and in my opinion that is not necessary for effective education. On the other hand, the kids do have every opportunity to focus on their education, because discipline problems are rare and resources abundant. The teachers are dedicated and arrange all kinds of opportunities for the kids outside of school, such as with local colleges, national competitions, etc. I recommend Niles North strongly but caution parents that in the advanced classes their children will likely be pushed to their limits, and not always in a good way.

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March 19, 2006
as a former student, NNHS provides and excellent balance of eduction and extracurricular activities in preparation for college.

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Niles North High School
9800 Lawler Avenue, Skokie, IL  60077
(847) 626-2011
Last modified Niles North High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Niles North High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 27 reviews. Top