Bronzeville Lighthouse Elementary Charter School

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8 W Root St

Chicago, IL 60609

(773) 535-1460

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Grades: K - 8

School Type: Public, Charter

Student Enrollment: 480

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Bronzeville Lighthouse Elementary Charter School

This school can become a great school but with the children having no books the school is just like the other public schools. The children are failing and children can not learn without books!

Posted by a parent on 05/13/13

This is a great school. Teachers work overtime simply because they care. Mrs. April Knox was the best principal but now she has been moved to a higher position, I congratulate her but since she has left it just hasn't felt like home. Also Mrs.Laura Cummings was a great for planning nice programs for ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 02/08/12

Bronzeville Lighthouse Charter School has the potential of becoming an excellent feeder for any our top ranked highschools if they strengthen their discipline policy, lessen the teacher turn around, taught more than test prep and did more teaching. We have an amazing school with significant challenges. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/04/11

Bronzeville is a good school when it comes to tests and helping children read, but socially connection is not presented there. When a child gets into trouble they label them and talk bad about them amongst the parents and teachers. The child who have troubles in the beginning, is the child that is blamed ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/08/11

Bronzeville has a longer day than regular public schools and the kids take art, music, and Spanish, so in that sense the school is much better than most public schools on the South side. The teachers aren't bad either, although a lot are new and they seem to have a high turnover. They'll also pull out ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 04/04/11

This isn't a website for rating parents. This is about the schools. Just because you haven't had a negative experience doesn't mean the experiences of others didn't happen or was a result of bad parenting. It's sad but true but judgemental thinking empowers the negative and the teachers who are at ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/20/11

As a parent of a child at Bronzeville I have full confidence in the staff and administration at the school. My child's teacher is in constant communication with me through email, phonecalls, and face to face. The school does arts infusion so my daughter gets very excited about the lessons that include ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/19/11

This is a new school, about 4 years old, but my daughters have been students here every since and it's a WONDERFUL school. The entire staff work extermely hard to educate each child.

Posted by a parent on 12/10/09

Bronzeville is a great place for every child to attend , I can say that with full confidence. Bronzeville has a great administration who care about the students education and quality of life, and the academic programs are above average. The first year my children were there, my son and I was asked to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/19/08

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Test scores for Bronzeville Lighthouse Elementary Charter School

ISAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Bronzeville Lighthouse Elementary Charter 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 — Bronzeville Lighthouse Elementary Charter School is located at 8 W Root St, Chicago IL 60609. 8 W Root St is in the 60609 ZIP code in Chicago, IL The school district for Bronzeville Lighthouse Elementary Charter School is the City Of Chicago Sd 299. Bronzeville Lighthouse Elementary Charter School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 8.
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