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A Look at Local Schools

Posted by Local Editor | Posted in Headlines | Posted on April 09th, 2009

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There are two major high schools in the Villa Park area, each of which provide a highly level of educational excellent. As a highly rated public schools, Villa Park offers an impressive rate of college placement, as well as career development at multiple levels:

Addison Trail High Schools
Located on North Lombard Road, Addison Trail has over 500 students participating in Advanced Placement course work, and a highly level of placement in top level schools. With over 2/3 of the student body enrolled in extra-curricular, the school has a well rounded campus that focuses on academics and athletics alike. While the current building dates back to 1966, a bond issue passed in 2007 is working to renovate and create new construction over the coming years. As part of the development, the high school now has wireless internet, an expanded parking lot and improved public safety.

Willowbrook High School
Centrally located on Ardmore Avenue, Willowbrook high school was named one of Newsweek’s top high schools this past year. A leading academic institutions, Willowbrook has an impressive academic and career placement rate on a national basis, sending students to top regional and national universities on a yearly basis, as well as competing at the highest level in a variety of sports.