Agassiz Elementary School

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2851 N Seminary Ave

Chicago, IL 60657

(773) 534-5725

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 460

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

36 Parent Reviews for Agassiz Elementary School

Agassiz is a fantastic school! The teachers are great, kind, and demand high quality work from the students. The principal, Mira Weber, is continuously striving to improve the curriculum and the students' experience at Agassiz. There's a lot of school spirit and positivity flowing through this school. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/27/14

My daughter is a student at Agassiz. She loves it and is thriving there. The teachers are outstanding. The sense of community at Agassiz is strong - there is a warm, relaxed atmosphere there which is reflected by the staff and students, the dedicated arts, language and phys ed. teachers (and in particular ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/03/14

Agassiz Elementary, the staff at this school are outstanding, I can not say enough good things. We had to leave our Parochial school two years ago due to low enrollment and luckily were accepted to Agassiz. If you are looking for a small school with the small town feel, you have found your place. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/18/14

My daughter is in 6th grade. She writes very well, is a voracious reader, and does well in math. All this while she participates in the after school dance program and the school musical. She also takes piano and voice outside the school. When they say schools are failing kids, I don't know what they ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/17/14

Agassiz has been a wonderful neighborhood school for our child who is in Kindergarten. It's truly a hidden gem in CPS. The parent involvement is fantastic. The principle and teachers are professional, supportive and commitment to see all the students shine at Agassiz. We have been very happy with ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/08/14

Excellent school with fine teachers and administrative staff. Principal is professional and not too chatty; that shows she wants to get her job done and not waste too much precious time on unimportant "chatty" issues. Parents should all appreciate that quality.

Posted by a teacher on 01/28/14

I was very unhappy with the administration of this school. I felt the principal was very unprofessional when she was faced with a problem. I couldn't be in a school with a principal like this and transferred out. I didn't realize how bad the school was until I went somewhere else and my son and I were ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/26/14

My grandson attends Agassiz, and while it is one half hour to 45 minute commute, his parents feel the drive is well worth it. The class size is small enough to give individuals the attention he/she might need, yet large enough for a very diversified class. I was amazed at the homework he had as a kindergartner, ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/24/13

We have been thrilled with our experience at Agassiz Elementary! The teachers are wonderful, the students are engaged and happy, and the focus on the Arts and languages is fantastic for our inquisitive 6-yr-old. The staff and parent organizations are truly exceptional; can't say enough about Agassiz!

Posted by a parent on 08/02/13

This school is wonderful! It was great seeing all of the students cheering Agassiz's name today as they celebrated it's 100 year birthday. The staff are kind and very dedicated, administration is very helpful, and the parents are very involved. There are a wide range of in school and after school ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/16/13

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Test scores for Agassiz Elementary School

ISAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Agassiz Elementary School
City Of Chicago Sd 299
* In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Chicago schools — Agassiz Elementary School is located at 2851 N Seminary Ave, Chicago IL 60657. 2851 N Seminary Ave is in the 60657 ZIP code in Chicago, IL The school district for Agassiz Elementary School is the City Of Chicago Sd 299. Agassiz Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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