Burnham Elementary School

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13945 S Green Bay Ave

Chicago, IL 60633

(708) 862-8636

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 200

Students Per Teacher: 20

Parent Reviews

6 Parent Reviews for Burnham Elementary School

My daughter goes to Burnham and loves it. Went to CPS school for a short while and hated it. Burnham is a small school yet has a wonderful staff. The teachers are excellent and have a big heart for their children. My daughter loved her teacher Mrs. Polley and is looking forward to going to first grade.

Posted by a parent on 08/22/13

I love this school. My daughter went to Burnham for kindergarten and had Mrs. Polley. She loves her teacher. What I love about the school is that its small and the classrooms are not crowded. The kids learn in a small setting where they get the personal attention needed to thrive. The school Principal ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/22/13

My son is currently a student at Burnham. He loves it and I love it too. The rules are a little more strict and there are less after school activities than other public schools, but the learning environment is more personal and safe. This school provides good academics--they do phonics and Saxon math. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/11/09

I love Burnham. The teachers are friendly and most of them are part of our community. Ifeel really good about my boys going there. I know that they will be safe, and get the education they deserve. Go Comets!!

Posted by a parent on 10/14/09

My kids left cps and now go to burnham. It is the best thing for them. This school is small and the kids can learn and have fun. There have been no bad behavior problems and my kids like school and like the teachers.

Posted by a parent on 07/17/09

This school has one classroom per grade and goes from preK to 8th grade. Yet their academic programs are terrible. The one thing I like is the close knit, family like setting and the admin asst's and a few of the teachers are awesome. But they do not put enough into their academic programs. As far as ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/17/06

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Test scores
Test scores for Burnham Elementary School

ISAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Burnham Elementary School
Burnham Sd 154-5
* 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 — Burnham Elementary School is located at 13945 S Green Bay Ave, Chicago IL 60633. 13945 S Green Bay Ave is in the 60633 ZIP code in Chicago, IL The school district for Burnham Elementary School is the Burnham Sd 154-5. Burnham Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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