Poe Elementary Classical School

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10538 S Langley Ave

Chicago, IL 60628

(773) 535-5525

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Grades: K - 6

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 200

Students Per Teacher: 18

Parent Reviews

13 Parent Reviews for Poe Elementary Classical School

Poe Classical School is certainly among the best elementary schools within CPS selective enrollment program. Prior to my daughter attending Poe, I had little knowledge of this particular school and was not one of my choice schools. However, I have come to realize that Poe is a true contender when it ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/16/14

I love Poe. My child has attended for the last 3 years. The principal, teachers, and staff are great and they challenge the students. My child loves the environment here. The LSC/PTA are working hard for the betterment for all at this school. Everyone is committed to ensuring our children continue ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/04/14

I love Poe, The teachers here are concerned with your child's education just as much as the parents! I love the principal Dockery is greatly involved in the school. I love that he's interactive with the children & parents!!!

Posted by a parent on 07/01/14

Poe is a level 1 school that still remains in the top 5 schools in Chicago. My experience with the primary teachers has been nothing but positive. This is my son's 2nd year and the communication between parent and teacher has build a wonderful partnership in the journey of learning for my son. When ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/22/12

Ian's a parent of a kindergartener, I'm very impressed with Poe with the principal at Poe. The kindergarten teacher, Ms. Jackson, is wonderful for my high spirited (and intelligent) son. She keeps him challenged and encourages his best behavior. I love that she keeps the lines of communication open with ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/18/12

This school used to be great now it is good because our new principal has let go the greatest art teacher ever dr. brown-hicks and the greatest music teacher ever mr elmore has retired and the greatest kindergarten teacher has left

Posted by a other on 09/12/12

This school is excellent. Mrs. Haynes, the kindergarten teacher is great. The principal and vice-principal are very approachable, upbeat and seem to take care of business. The kids seem pretty well mannered and are not out of control. My child loves the school. She just completed kindergarten and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/17/11

Unfortunately I have to disagree with all of the reviews. My experience has been just the opposite. For 2 years in a row my child's teachers have refused to give advance notice of tests, have not returned homework or test results and put the majority of the grades in the online grade book just days ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/23/09

The is an all-star school. I wish more children could have this experience. The teachers actually teach and not just push worksheets in front of the children. The key building blocks for the elementary years success are stressed. Parent involvement is excellent. I would like more after school programs ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/29/07

I think this is a wonderful school. It has really put my daughter on a path to success. It is a loving and caring environment that makes the children want to learn. My daughter is into dance and cheerleading and I just wish they had more extracurricular activities for the girls in the school. The ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/03/07

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Test scores for Poe Elementary Classical School

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Test Year: 2012
Poe Elementary Classical 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 — Poe Elementary Classical School is located at 10538 S Langley Ave, Chicago IL 60628. 10538 S Langley Ave is in the 60628 ZIP code in Chicago, IL The school district for Poe Elementary Classical School is the City Of Chicago Sd 299. Poe Elementary Classical School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 6.
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