Riverside Brookfield High School

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Riverside Brookfield High School
Established 1909[1]
Gender co-ed
Principal Kristin Smetana
Students 1600
Grades 9–12
Location Riverside, Illinois, United States
Colors      Royal Blue
Nickname Bulldog
Yearbook Rouser
Newspaper The Clarion
Website RBHS

Riverside Brookfield High School is a secondary school located in Riverside, Illinois which educates grades 9-12. It serves the towns of Riverside, Brookfield, LaGrange Park, North Riverside and Broadview. The mascot of Riverside Brookfield (RB) is Rouser the Bulldog. Riverside Brookfield Township High School District 208 recently passed a $58 million referendum resulting in renovations to the school building, including a new swimming pool, athletics stadium, and classrooms, which was completed in the spring of 2010.


Riverside Brookfield's class of 2012 had an average composite ACT score of 23.1, 2.3 points above the state average. 95% of the senior class has graduated over the past eight years. Riverside Brookfield ranks in the Top 8% of Illinois high schools in PSAE rankings, and the Top 7% of Illinois high schools in ACT ranking. The school was ranked by the Chicago Sun-Times in 2010 as the 40th best high school in Illinois, and 9th in Illinois (194th nationally) by Newsweek in 2011.

The school offers 22 honors level courses and 24 Advanced Placement courses, including Music Theory, Art History, Computer Science, Language and Composition, Biology, Calculus AB and BC, Microeconomics, and US Government and Politics. Riverside Brookfield ranked 5th in Illinois (239th nationally) in the 2011 Washington Post Challenge Index.

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