Dixon Elementary School

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8306 S Saint Lawrence Ave

Chicago, IL 60619

(773) 535-3834

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 650

Students Per Teacher: 22

Parent Reviews

19 Parent Reviews for Dixon Elementary School

I worked at Dixon. My experience was so horrific that I still have anxiety about it. The administration at this school are some of the most mean-spirited people I've ever met. I never felt supported by them - in fact, at times, I actively felt like they were out to get me or trying to catch me doing ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 01/09/14

I have to agree with the parents on this one. I have had encounters with the office staff and the principal and they are all very rude and unprofessional. I recently went to a parent meeting and the teachers were unprofessional and dry. If they look like this all day no wonder kids aren't interested ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/06/13

I worked at Dixon many years ago, and I found it was a very good school. I guess everyone has a different experience. Granted I can only speak for when I worked there more then 11yrs. ago.. Maybe times have really changed.

Posted by a parent on 09/19/12

Principal micro manages and discourages the freedom and creativity of teachers and staff. it would be nice if they kept the staff and faculty but improved upon the principal

Posted by a parent on 05/28/10

I find the office staff to be very rude. The other staff members are very uncooperative in communicating with the parents and helping provide help for the students.

Posted by a parent on 03/11/10

I really love this school for my son. The disciplinary action that the staff takes is so needed for these children with different types of nonparenting backgrounds. Another thing I love is when the children walk through the hall and don't speak, the staff makes them speak and have eye contact. There ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/04/09

Dixon school provides my child with a principal & teachers who set high expectations; with numerous activities which enhance learning & social skills. The parents are also encouraged to get & stay involved. I am proud to say that my son (a First Grader) attends Dixon elementary.

Posted by a parent on 10/15/08

Dixon has provided my son, who is in Kindergarden, a safe environment that is conducive to learning. My family loves Dixon and their pricipal, who is always 'on it'!

Posted by a parent on 10/14/08

My son is a freshman now and he was in Dixon from first grade to eight grade. I love Dixon because they are strict and to me they care about the childrens education and well being.My son did not like the principle because she was strict on them and I like that. My daughter will be starting third grade ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/27/08

My children are currently a student at Dixon and she really enjoys going to school.Dixon school is well organized and really have teachers who care about there students.My youngest daughter is in the 5th grade and she comes home with good grades because she says she has teachers who are fun.My oldest ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/10/07

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Test scores for Dixon Elementary School

ISAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Dixon 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 — Dixon Elementary School is located at 8306 S Saint Lawrence Ave, Chicago IL 60619. 8306 S Saint Lawrence Ave is in the 60619 ZIP code in Chicago, IL The school district for Dixon Elementary School is the City Of Chicago Sd 299. Dixon Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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