Hale Elementary School

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6140 S Melvina Ave

Chicago, IL 60638

(773) 535-2265

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 890

Students Per Teacher: 20

Parent Reviews

10 Parent Reviews for Hale Elementary School

Fantastic School. Teachers care and in contact by phone or by email within the day. Principal and Vice Principal have an open door policies. academics are over the top and climbing. The students get out what they put in. Don't expect the teachers to raise your children. PARENT involvement is highly ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/30/12

I graduated from Hale. The school is Okay, although I believe that they should start paying attention in what the students say about their teachers being Racist. It as well did not get me prepared for my freshman year they goal for the students are way too low. The staff should also focus more about ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 05/14/12

I currently have 2 childern here & in the last year have seen a dramatic change for the BETTER!!! There is a new principal..My childern have always done well & I stay involved!! Any concerns I may have in the future I would always address!!

Posted by a parent on 06/10/11

I used to go to this school. It is the worst school in the entire area, don't send your children here, they won't learn a thing! The teachers say at the beginning of the year we'll do a small review of last year, but that review lasts the whole school year! The students hold back the entire class cause ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 07/24/10

I disagree with the last post. My daughter who just started second grade is having a difficult time with reading and it was quickly adressed by her teacher. She placed her in a six week program that is going to help her strengthen her reading skills and she also suggested enrolling her in an after school ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/25/08

This school does not address learning disabilities early enough to actually help a child before that child falls behind in reading. I also believe the teaching staff does not take ownership of their own roles when children with learning disabilities are falling behind, instead they jump to the conclusion ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/19/08

So far my husband & i are happy with hale i have 2 daugthers that go here & they are doing very well. Improving their strengths & weaknesses !

Posted by a parent on 07/22/08

academically, the school may be slightly above average, however, the large amount of students whose primary language is not english slow down learning for all. there are virtually no after school/summer programs except for tutoring . no programs at all for gifted students!! Class sizes way too big, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/25/08

I have a 2nd grader in this school. The school give children a lot opportunities for growth. One of the top south side schools around

Posted by a parent on 08/30/06

I have three children that attend Hale school. It is truly a great school. My children excel in their studies because ther are some wonderful teachers there that do indeed care about the children. There are many extracurricular activities at our school. Hale school is clean and has many concerned parents. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/22/05

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Test scores for Hale Elementary School

ISAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Hale 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 — Hale Elementary School is located at 6140 S Melvina Ave, Chicago IL 60638. 6140 S Melvina Ave is in the 60638 ZIP code in Chicago, IL The school district for Hale Elementary School is the City Of Chicago Sd 299. Hale Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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