Burroughs Elementary School

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3542 S Washtenaw Ave

Chicago, IL 60632

(773) 535-7226

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 550

Students Per Teacher: 20

Parent Reviews

7 Parent Reviews for Burroughs Elementary School

My school has a very community enhanced environment. NOT only do we have parent mentors, parent crossing guard's but parent volunteers on all grade levels. We open EACH year with a Brighton Park Neighborhood Council party also know as "Safe Streets" to welcome new students and families to our community ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/01/13

This school is great i went here about 10 years ago and still remember how the teachers worked with me best principal ever Mr.Morris!!!

Posted by a other on 07/07/12

it is a great school where children get a great education.Teachers and other staff members take time from their personal lives to help students out in their own lives. Children can make friends easily and join many after school activities based on their hobbies. I strongly recommend Burroughs Elementary ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 05/25/11

They lack a lot of tact, and need to learn how to communicate with the parents. They do not challenge the students even when the child is clearly advanced. The teachers are slow in responding to any question in regards to the curriculum. Have not had a good relationship with them due to their lack ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/11/11

Teachers challenge thier students to be the best they can and encourage that learning is a very essential tool in todays workforce. Also they have an excellent balance between education and athletics, so the child becomes an all around student. Teachers and principal go the extra mile to get the parents ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/18/10

Burroughs school isn't a perfeect school, but it is pretty, close! The teachers are helpful and tell you if anything is wrong. The principle is understanding, and the school is just great!

Posted by a parent on 03/12/10

This is a great school with wonderful, helpful teachers! The principle is awesome!

Posted by a staff on 05/30/06

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Test scores for Burroughs Elementary School

ISAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Burroughs 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 — Burroughs Elementary School is located at 3542 S Washtenaw Ave, Chicago IL 60632. 3542 S Washtenaw Ave is in the 60632 ZIP code in Chicago, IL The school district for Burroughs Elementary School is the City Of Chicago Sd 299. Burroughs Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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