Maple School in Northbrook/Glenview School District 30 is host to approximately 410 students in grades 6, 7, and 8. The vast majority of Maple students completed their elementary learning experiences at Willowbrook School in Glenview or Wescott School in Northbrook. Maple students represent a wide range of racial, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds. Graduates of Maple School attend one of the Glenbrook High Schools in Northfield Township School District 225.
Maple School has a professional and dedicated faculty focused on student learning and growth. Our focal point as educators is to support the development of the whole child. We offer a truly rigorous academic program, which includes a choice of several World Languages and numerous Fine and Applied Arts classes. In addition, we offer students a broad choice of scholastic and athletic opportunities before and after the regular school day. Maple students are highly successful, reflecting our school’s emphasis on challenging each student to do their best every day!
Maple School is dedicated to research and staff development to enable teachers to bring creative and novel experiences to our students, especially in the use of technology. We believe it has and will continue to improve and increase our students' learning opportunities and experiences at Maple. Additionally, access to new technologies will permit our faculty to teach more effectively and efficiently. Our students will be further engaged academically and have the tools to research, create, and share their knowledge with each other and their teachers.
Schools at their best are integral parts of strong, healthy communities. Maple School is fortunate to be situated in a community where families fully support the school's efforts to nurture, develop, and celebrate students’ many talents. With parental support and quality teachers, we have been able to close the achievement gap and provide outstanding arts and athletic programs for our students. In fact, Maple School has consistently received Academic Excellence Awards from the State of Illinois for having 90% or more of its students meet or exceed state standards. Maple has been ranked as one of best schools in Cook County by various local media such as Chicago Magazine and the Chicago Tribune. These achievements, coupled with an unwavering commitment to excellence, foster a strong sense of unity and pride for our Maple students and their families and allow Maple to thrive as a learning community.