You want to go to Ivy League schools, you come to HPHS. Highland Park is known for helping students getting into a big time, even with a low GPA. Everything the teacher teaches helps you a lot when you grow up. Teachers are flexible and nice. HPHS sports are really competive. The only thing I don't like about this school is lunch and cafeteria. Overall, great school which helps you in the long run.
My girls have gone to HP schools since kindergarten. They are now in middle and High school. The middle school is ok, getting better, however the high school is HORRIBLE.. The kids are allowed to curse and talk back to the teachers with no consequences. My daughter finds it very hard to concentrate in class, because once again the kids talk out and back whenever they feel like it, and the teachers just go on teaching like they didn't just hear what was said, so that child or children continue to acting out because it is allowed. Be mindful of what I just said before you decide on HPHS.