Durkin Park Elementary School

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8445 S Kolin Ave

Chicago, IL 60652

(773) 535-2322

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 600

Students Per Teacher: 17

Parent Reviews

7 Parent Reviews for Durkin Park Elementary School

My daughter is in 2nd grade and my son is in Kindergarten and they love this school. I love the staff, they know all of the kids by their names. I am impressed!!

Posted by a parent on 11/23/14

Last year was my son's first year at Durkin for sixth grade. I must say I was very impressed with the faculty and the staff. The teachers are great! My son transferred from St. Bede School and I realized the kids at Durkin were a lot more advanced. I wish I would have sent him here from Kindergarten. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/28/14

This school is a great place to take your child. It also has great teachers working they care about our children.

Posted by a parent on 01/20/13

the only downside is the building is poor and not fit to be a school!the kids are very well behaved and are very helpful and understanding!this school is in a middle class community which is very nice a well kept up!

Posted by a teacher on 01/18/13

My son has attended this Durkin for 2 years and he's learned so much. They do give the little one homework enough to learn. Since this school is small most of the staff knows all the children and that makes it even better because this way they know what their students needs are. The teachers make sure ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/20/11

I believe that parents along with teachers is what makes a school great, as far as i am concerned Durkin Park is a great school, if you are involved in your childs education, what the school looks like does not affect the learning process. My children are honor roll student and have been for the 3yrs ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/15/08

i am not happy with the school very poor ,in disiplen and academic no good security for children or teachers and not clean school

Posted by a parent on 09/12/08

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Test scores for Durkin Park Elementary School

ISAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Durkin Park 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 — Durkin Park Elementary School is located at 8445 S Kolin Ave, Chicago IL 60652. 8445 S Kolin Ave is in the 60652 ZIP code in Chicago, IL The school district for Durkin Park Elementary School is the City Of Chicago Sd 299. Durkin Park Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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