Skinner North Elementary School

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640 W Scott St

Chicago, IL 60610

(773) 534-8500

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Grades: K - 6

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 300

Students Per Teacher: 12

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Skinner North Elementary School

I am currently (as of December 2014, winter break) a 4th grade student from Skinner North. I think my school is awesome. Scratch that, it IS awesome :D The teachers are all nice, but also look out for you and make sure you do the right thing. I made lots of friends in the 5 yrs I have went to school ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 12/21/14

Skinner North is an amazing school. The leadership truly focuses on the children learning to be their personal best. We were concerned that there would be a lot of pressure on the students to achieve, but that has not been our experience at all. Our child is thriving and loves going to school. The ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/19/14

Skinner North is among the very best public schools in Illinois. We were thrilled when our daughter tested in kindergarten. The principle is approachable, excellent teachers. The students are bright and well behaved. We were worried about homework, and turns out only 15~30min day which is quite reasonable. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/05/13

Our son is in 2nd grade at Skinner North (started there in kdg). The second we walked in the building for our principal-guided tour, we knew it was something special! The personal attention, transparency, diversity and collaborative nature make this school unique among CPS. Parents are made to feel welcome ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/26/13

This school is great! At first, we weren't sure whether to send our daughter because we had heard stories about how this school is very demanding of students and how they teach kids one grade ahead and we weren't sure how our daughter would adjust but, it seems as though we made the right choice. She's ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/25/13

Skinner North is a truly amazing place. My oldest is entering fourth grade now and has been there since it opened when he was in Kindergarten. My husband and I used to laugh at the assignments he brought home, because we thought they were far above his level. Somehow, they make it happen there. Our ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/29/13

Skinner North is adding one grade per year. I am so amazed at how organized they are. My kids are really comfortable with their curriculum, their homework load is very reasonable. For kindergarten around 10-15 mins per day, and 10mins more every year. The principle, the teachers are so dedicated to the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/12/13

We got extremely lucky that our child tested well to be accepted to Skinner North. So far, the curriculum has been stimulating and challenging. Our child keeps amazing us with the stuff they learn. Teachers have done a great job differentiating in the reading class. The parent community is very active. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/27/12

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Test scores for Skinner North Elementary School

ISAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Skinner North 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 — Skinner North Elementary School is located at 640 W Scott St, Chicago IL 60610. 640 W Scott St is in the 60610 ZIP code in Chicago, IL The school district for Skinner North Elementary School is the City Of Chicago Sd 299. Skinner North Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 6.
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