About Us

Wood Oaks houses students in sixth through eighth grades. After graduation, students attend Glenbrook North High School. Wood Oaks has approximately 440 students and 75 staff members.

Wood Oaks has been listed as the top junior high school in Cook County. The rankings were published in the September 2018 issue of Chicago Magazine under "Best Public Schools: The Top 155 in the City and Suburbs." Additionally, Wood Oaks Principal Rob McElligott was featured in a "Principal Spotlight."

Chicago Magazine: Best Public Schools 2018

Chicago Magazine: Principal Spotlight 

Administration

Principal

Rob McElligott, Principal

Rob McElligott, Ed.D.

(847) 272-1900, ext. 5530
mcelligott.r@nb27.org

Asst. Principal

Cari Beake, Assistant Principal

Cari Beake

(847) 272-1900, ext. 5533
beake.c@nb27.org

School Mascot

Wildcat

Mr. McElligott with Wildcat, Wood Oaks's mascot

Frequently Asked Questions

Wood Oaks Jr. HIgh

Address:
1250 Sanders Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
 
Main Office Number:
(847) 272-1900
 
Fax Number:
(847) 480-4834
 
School hours:
8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Office Staff

Julia Dulek
Principal's Secretary
(847) 272-1900, ext. 5532
dulek.j@nb27.org
 
Renee Steinberg
School Secretary
(847) 272-1900, ext. 5534
steinberg.r@nb27.org
 
Norma Mena
Assistant Secretary
(847) 272-1900, ext. 5125
mena.n@nb27.org
 
Kris Cwik
School Nurse
(847) 272-1900, ext. 5536
cwik.k@nb27.org