Canter Middle School

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4959 S Blackstone Ave

Chicago, IL 60615

(773) 535-1410

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Grades: 7 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 240

Students Per Teacher: 12

Parent Reviews

6 Parent Reviews for Canter Middle School

My son was new to Chicago and to public schools. This small, student-focused middle school welcomed him warmly and made him feel secure. Though we walked in without an appointment to register him the day before school started, the principal took time to invite us into her office, sit us down, and talk ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/12/11

I am a student at Canter I would recommend this school to any parent that has an child entering 7th or 8th grade it is in a great community (hyde park) also.

Posted by a student on 01/12/10

My grand-daughter enrolled in Canter this year. We were given negative remarks throughout the air. She dreaded having to go. Now that she is there, she loves it!! I am glad she is there instead of the neighborhood school. The performance levels are different. She came from Bret Harte. There was ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/01/08

My son attended Canter this past school year, and he will be going into the 8th grade this fall. I am very pleased that he was on the honor roll, had perfect attendance (because I dropped him off every day on time, so I;ll take that award), and he also received good citizenship. He was a triple crown ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/11/08

My son attended Canter for 7th and 8th grade. I'm pretty disappointed that everyone is making this school out to be such a terrible school when it is a pretty descent school. Most of the comments are based on rumors. I think the school has a LOT of potential and isn't as bad as people think it is. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/02/08

Kids are cool but there needs to be a lunchroom added and an auditorium

Posted by a student on 03/31/08

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Test scores for Canter Middle School

ISAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Canter Middle 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 — Canter Middle School is located at 4959 S Blackstone Ave, Chicago IL 60615. 4959 S Blackstone Ave is in the 60615 ZIP code in Chicago, IL The school district for Canter Middle School is the City Of Chicago Sd 299. Canter Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 7 - 8.
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