Dawes Elementary School

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3810 W 81st Pl

Chicago, IL 60652

(773) 535-2350

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,030

Students Per Teacher: 17

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Dawes Elementary School

The staff at this school does not reflect the students population at all. It amazes me that the school is predominantly Hispanic, but the majority of the teachers are Caucasian. There are hardly any programs/activities to promote cultural awareness and I feel that the principal does minimal for the student ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/24/14

i used to attend this school and personally, it didn't prepare me at all for high school. The counselor did little to help with high school registration and many of the teachers just take up space in the classroom. They should just stay home because your child will have to struggle to learn everything ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 02/21/14

i went to this school right down the street from my house and transfered because i wasnt learning nothing. my brother graduated from 8th grade in 08 and my mother feels he didnt learn anything either.

Posted by a other on 11/29/10

I am not proud of this school. Don't feel like my child is learning much and will not prepared for high school. The school has been on the watch list with Public School system for a while now.

Posted by a parent on 07/13/09

I think that we should have better lunches because the lunches that we get doesn't even fell up the 8th grade students, that's why we always ask for another tray. Also I think that our computer teacher should give us more free time on the computer because, what he is making us do is very boring and it ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 03/27/07

The teachers at Dawes are incredible! What a shame they are terrified of the principle. Parents have the right to be a part of their childs education. Do not allow yourselves to be kept on the playground. Schools are a combination of children, parents, and teachers working together on a daily basis ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 08/23/06

This school provides quality programming for general education students but falls far below for students with disabilities. In fact, they appear to go out of their way to prevent parents of chronically struggling students from accessing intervention or special education services. Parent involvement ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/27/05

I, a former student, attendeded this school from 1993-2002 (K-8)and I honestly have to say that this school has given me a great education. It has great quality academic programs and teachers, and I believe that students will enjoy their years spent here. The principal, Mrs. Margaret J. Lalley, ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 05/09/05

This is the best school in the area we have an art room,music,and comruters.The teachers are always so kind.We get four field trips in these 10 months. I love this school, and we have the best principle Mrs.Lally and the asst. principles Ms.Title and Mrs. Dixon. P.s your childern will have a great time ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 03/26/04

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Test scores for Dawes Elementary School

ISAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Dawes 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 — Dawes Elementary School is located at 3810 W 81st Pl, Chicago IL 60652. 3810 W 81st Pl is in the 60652 ZIP code in Chicago, IL The school district for Dawes Elementary School is the City Of Chicago Sd 299. Dawes Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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