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The Story of Sunset Ridge


Any story of Sunset Ridge starts with the town of Northfield. The two grew up together. A school that's hailed today as a state leader in test scores, student services and curriculum has its roots in a village that was clearly a late-bloomer as far as schooling goes.

Winnetka, Northbrook, and Glenview all had formal schools as far back as the 1850s. It took Northfield another 40 years to start catching up...