Grissom Elementary School

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12810 S Escanaba Ave

Chicago, IL 60633

(773) 535-5380

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 330

Students Per Teacher: 17

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Grissom Elementary School

Grissom is a great school. We have a lot to offer our students. We are looking to boost parent involvement!

Posted by a parent on 09/26/13

CONSISTENCYwith the students and teachers not play favoritism. and not scold the strugglers. THATS THE KEY!

Posted by a parent on 08/22/13

I love Grissom School. The new after school programs. The teachers are verry helpful. And the front office is verry welcoming. And also the principal is verry involved.

Posted by a parent on 04/14/11

The teachers are very involved with the students. They are always thinking of fun & creative ways to help the kids learn new things. Awesome school and wonderful teachers.

Posted by a parent on 04/29/10

The only disadvantage in this school is the over crowded classrooms (over 32 students in some classrooms). The teachers are great and highly educated which really makes the difference.

Posted by a parent on 12/18/08

This school is in desperate need of more academic programs and extracurricular activities. I believe a language program would be an excellent addition to the school. The after school program they have is terrible. When I enrolled my child, I thought they would help with the homework. WRONG!! The students ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/13/06

Overall, I believe it is a good school. I just think that the principal and her office should be more on top of things such as dates that pictures will be returned, dates that candy orders will be delivered. When you call to ask the office a question, youy usually get an ' I am not sure, you have to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/11/06

My son has special needs and we went through tough times to get an evaluation going for speech therapy among other things. It seems to us that the process time was delayed unnecessary while our son was getting zero services. From one evaluation to the next he was still getting no services. Calling main ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/24/05

Grissom is a great place. The teachers are wonderful. You can tell. You can see it in their students. The office staff could be nicer though, they seem to go out of their way not to help you, but the teachers are great and very helpful.

Posted by a parent on 08/19/04

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Test scores for Grissom Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
Grissom 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 — Grissom Elementary School is located at 12810 S Escanaba Ave, Chicago IL 60633. 12810 S Escanaba Ave is in the 60633 ZIP code in Chicago, IL The school district for Grissom Elementary School is the City Of Chicago Sd 299. Grissom Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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