Beasley Elementary Magnet Academic Center

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5255 S State St

Chicago, IL 60609

(773) 535-1230

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 1,300

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

42 Parent Reviews for Beasley Elementary Magnet Academic Center

Overall, I'm pleased with the curriculum at Beasley. I had four children attend, two in the gufted program and two in the magnet program. My oldest graduated from the gifted program, two years ago and is now a sophomore at Jones College Preparatory H.S. My other three, one in the gifted and the other ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/19/13

Beasley is a very good school , especially since this is my child's second year in the CPS school I had doubts about the school system until 8/26/13 now that she attends Beasley , I can most definitely say that she will be a student there until she goes to High School , this is truly a school that prepares ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/26/13

Beasley is on its way back to the same School it was in the 80's.

Posted by a parent on 08/31/13

Personally, I love this school. I have two kids in the gifted program and they are being challenged, go on amazing trips, participate in multiple actvities and are working two grades ahead of their peers. Beasley also offers, Spanish and French and has a full size swimming poopl, which my kids have ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/04/13

Very unprofessional staff, I have tried to complete an IEP for over 8 months. Principal and staff unresponsive.....Lawyers have even tried to get in touch with luck...Teachers very disrespectful......and unconcerned

Posted by a parent on 07/25/11

I have two children at Beasley.I do think that Beasley is not the quality Magnet School that it use to be back in the 80s.I like all of the extra curricular activities that Beasley has to offer, but I am displeased with the rigor of the homework that is assigned to my children.Some of the teachers are ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/15/11

Beasley is such a great school and have alot of Acedemic Challenges it have excellent teachers strong leadership and strong acedemic programs all of the things for a great school

Posted by a other on 10/09/10

In my opinion, which if you were at Beasley nowadays is disappointing. It was my first choice to send my baby. Unless you have connections with the principal and the hellions, then you are okay, gifted or not-gifted. The principal exhibits partiality in the worst way and ignores issues with incompetent ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/04/10

Beasley isn't doing enough for our children. It isn't what it used to be in the 80's. Please check out Walt Disney Magnet School, just 10 mins. from downtown. Disney's gifted program is way better;Adv. Math and Adv. language/Reading, science lab plus students study Chinese daily. Disney offer its ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/30/10

Overall, I am pleased with the curriculum at Beasley given that this is my son's first year. There are some disciplinary issues with children in my son's class but I think that discipline should start at home. There is only so much a teacher can do. Great school though!!

Posted by a parent on 03/17/10

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Test Year: 2012
Beasley Elementary Magnet Academic Center
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 — Beasley Elementary Magnet Academic Center is located at 5255 S State St, Chicago IL 60609. 5255 S State St is in the 60609 ZIP code in Chicago, IL The school district for Beasley Elementary Magnet Academic Center is the City Of Chicago Sd 299. Beasley Elementary Magnet Academic Center is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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