Smyser Elementary School

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4310 N Melvina Ave

Chicago, IL 60634

(773) 534-3711

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,080

Students Per Teacher: 24

Parent Reviews

11 Parent Reviews for Smyser Elementary School

Fact: You will not find a better music program and department than Smyser Elementary on the Northwest side of Chicago for K-8, in either the private or public sector. As a parent, I've been proud to introduce my children to music lessons I'd otherwise never approach. Beyond the arts, their administration ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/26/13

Smyser is a great school. The website is user-friendly and all information is updated including policy and homework. Teachers post homework on website along with other websites to help students with learning. Administration is very attentive and truly cares about their students. The school has ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/10/13

My child's school is incredible. From the Principal, and asst Principal to the teachers. They challenge my children, Mrs. Hetrick, Mrs. Warrios, are both outstanding in their field and with children. In second grade one teacher realized her class was eager to learn, so she introduced 3rd and 4th grade ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/13/13

the only thing as a parent that i will complain about is no air conditioning for that school

Posted by a parent on 10/24/11

My two girls go to Smyser and love it. The pre-K teachers are amazing and a wonderful way to start your child's education. We feel so lucky to be able to live in the Chicago and have our children go to a public school that not only takes their job seriously but exceeds expectations. The principal and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/16/10

I was a student here, this school is not good if you plan on moving to the suburbs where the schools are better and this school doesnt prepare you for highschool. you dont even have to work hard to pass

Posted by a student on 01/22/09

so far i'm happy that my kids are studding at this school the teachers are great

Posted by a parent on 09/07/08

My daughter transferred to Smyser 1st grade from a magnet school gifted program in 2007, and her sister began K here at the same time. We are thrilled with the change. Learning is thorough, integrated, and fast-paced. The kids have gym 2 times a week and music 2 times a week. There is a wide variety ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/27/08

I love this school. My sons teacher mrs. Seatsema is wonderful, she keeps well informed on my sons process. Which i am happy to say is good. We work together to give my son the best education possible. The staff, principal, assist. Principal make you feel welcomed, they have a great news letter and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/13/06

Great school and I loved the teachers.

Posted by a parent on 08/29/05

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Test scores for Smyser Elementary School

ISAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Smyser 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 — Smyser Elementary School is located at 4310 N Melvina Ave, Chicago IL 60634. 4310 N Melvina Ave is in the 60634 ZIP code in Chicago, IL The school district for Smyser Elementary School is the City Of Chicago Sd 299. Smyser Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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