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Exploring the Maine East High School and Community Attendance Boundary 

Nestled just 30 minutes northwest of downtown Chicago, Maine East High School is situated in a suburban area that serves parts of Des Plaines, Park Ridge, and extends into Glenview, Morton Grove, and Niles. Maine East is home to a diverse student body, with an impressive 51 languages spoken among its students. A notable 52% of students live in homes where English is not the primary language. The school's demographic composition reflects this diversity, with 34.8% White, 5.2% Black, 25.5% Latinx, 31.1% Asian, 0.4% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% Pacific Islander, and 2.8% identifying as two or more races.

Maine East boasts an enrollment of 1,809 students, fostering an intimate and inclusive educational environment. With an average class size of 22, the school provides a comprehensive, innovative, and rigorous public education program that caters to the diverse needs of its students.

Student Services Staff

Maine East is dedicated to providing comprehensive support services for its students and their families. The administrative team overseeing these services includes:

  • Associate Principal/Student Services: Michael Wartick (Email: [email protected])
  • Postsecondary Counselor: Alen Ibrahimovic (Email: [email protected])
  • Counselors: The counseling team, comprising Ozaz Abdalla, Amy Allen, Keleyssa Block, Suzanne Caliendo, Angie Edsey, Nicole Rinaldi, Mieka Yochim, and Registrar Jenny Cardona, ensures students receive guidance and support throughout their academic journey.

Grading and Curriculum

Maine East High School employs a comprehensive grading system. District 207 reports both weighted and non-weighted grade point averages on transcripts. All courses are graded on a four-point scale. Accelerated and Advanced Placement (AP) courses receive an additional bonus point, reflected in the weighted GPA. Driver Education does not factor into the GPA, while Physical Education counts in the non-weighted GPA. Pass/NP (Pass/No Pass) courses do not impact the GPA. However, starting with the spring semester of 2020, a grade listed as "NG" (No Grade) provides no credit and has no GPA impact.

In the 2019-20 school year, Maine Township District 207 transitioned to an integrated math curriculum. This approach focuses on content standards in the domains of Algebra, Functions, Geometry, Number and Quantities, and Statistics. All grades received in the integrated math program are unweighted.

Class of 2021 At a Glance

In the first year after graduation:

  • 35% enrolled in a 4-year college
  • 34% enrolled in a 2-year college

Notable Achievements from the Class of 2022 include:

  • 3 National Merit Finalist Students
  • 3 National Merit Semifinalist Students
  • 6 National Merit Commended Students
  • 51 Illinois State Scholars

Academic Excellence

Maine East High School is committed to academic excellence, with approximately 80% of its teachers holding an M.A. degree or higher. The school is accredited by the Illinois State Board of Education, ensuring a high-quality education for its students.

Contact Information

  • Website:
  • Address: 2601 West Dempster St., Park Ridge, IL 60068
  • Phone: 847.825.4484
  • CEEB Code: 141595

Leadership Team

  • Dr. Ken Wallace: Superintendent
  • Dr. Melissa Pikul: Principal


For detailed information on the school's curriculum, please visit Maine East High School District 207 is committed to preparing students for both college and career, offering a wide array of courses, including Advanced Placement (AP) and Dual Credit options. The academic program aligns with the career pathways concept, providing students with a well-rounded education to prepare them for future success.

Maine East High School prides itself on its highly qualified faculty and its commitment to providing a rigorous and enriching educational experience. Accredited by the Illinois State Board of Education, Maine East is dedicated to ensuring that every student has the opportunity to excel academically and achieve their full potential.


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