Hearst Elementary School

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4640 S Lamon Ave

Chicago, IL 60638

(773) 535-2376

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 369

Students Per Teacher: 15

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Hearst Elementary School

My school is Hearst. As an active member of the community I was curious about the new Principal ( Mrs. Chrobak) at Hearst Elementary. After years of neglect there appears to be a change happening. Mrs. Chrobak has visited homes in the community to introduce herself. She has already made an impression ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 08/03/13

My son is in a special class because he has a speech delay. and so the teacher NEVER let's me know how he's doing in class . Also one of the teaches aid is very rude . How am i supposed to know what he is doing in class or what i need to work with him at home?

Posted by a parent on 01/22/13

I have transfer my son into Hearst a few months ago, like everything in life there will be problems with everyone talking about them and no one coming up with workable solutions. Being an very active person within many communities I ran to become a member of Hearst Elementary School's Local School Council. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/21/12

My child has been being bullied at this school over a year, Jeffrey Porter (the principal) will not do anything about it but give me the run around & point blame at others instead of taking action or even attempting to stop this.he won't even return my calls

Posted by a parent on 05/07/12

DO NOT, I repeat DO NOT allow your children to go here... YOULL be VERY VERY sorry!!!! Its a very violent school and filled with degeneration!

Posted by a parent on 03/01/11

I am the guilty one for writting the review in 2005 and gave the school 3 stars. It was good back then, now you can forget about it. The administration starting with the principal need some discipline. The school is out of control. I will do what i have to, to pay and take my children somewhere else ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/11/08

I am going to rate the school better than a teacher thatis bad to say, I hope my child is not in his or her room because they would learn anything. I will say that discipline is a problem and some parents should discipline the children and become supportive in the school and be part of the solution ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/03/08

Hearst is one of the worst schools I have been to. The children there have no respect for their peers, teachers, or their education. Hearst lacks in discipline. This school is in great need of reform.

Posted by a teacher on 04/26/07

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Test scores for Hearst Elementary School

ISAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Hearst 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 — Hearst Elementary School is located at 4640 S Lamon Ave, Chicago IL 60638. 4640 S Lamon Ave is in the 60638 ZIP code in Chicago, IL The school district for Hearst Elementary School is the City Of Chicago Sd 299. Hearst Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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