South Loop Elementary School

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1212 S Plymouth Ct

Chicago, IL 60605

(773) 534-8690

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 834

Students Per Teacher: 19

Parent Reviews

73 Parent Reviews for South Loop Elementary School

I am disappointed in the behavior of the principal of South Loop. Several friends in the neighborhood have spoken with her and have been met with less than enthusiastic responses from the principal when inquiring about their child attending the school. One incident in particular, she was not very nice ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/15/14

I live in the neighborhood and have children in both the Gifted and Neighborhood programs. The teachers and atmosphere in both programs throughout the school are excellent and individualized for students' needs. The parent community is involved and the administration is helpful. As the school transitions ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/08/14

My experience as well as my child's experience at this school has consistently been sub-par. The Administration needs an intervention asap. Smiles to your face but can be rude and has poor follow-up. Huge bullying problem amongst students and staff. I have witnessed Administration yelling at children. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/23/14

We have a child in Kindergarten. Teacher is pleasant, friendly. Administration not pleasant, dare I say rude? Defensive? Kid has fun, but there is no challenge -- homework seems preschool level and uninspired -- all workbook pages, no differentiation...cookie cutter. Kid is not challenged to exceed ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/22/14

Where do the graduates from this school, attend high school? im just wondering before i enroll my kiddos. Thanks!

Posted by a parent on 11/09/13

South Loop is a wonderful school. From the parents, most teachers, programs and after school options - all wonderful. As a working mom, I appreciate that my child is able to participate in many activities such as drama, Choir, dance, band, piano, yoga, and even cooking classes. South Loop has something ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/08/13

I believe this is one of the best all around school in the city because of its academic and after school programs. They have something for everyone. The teaches really cares about the children and each other. When I was in school it was not like this, I believe my children can be what they want to be.

Posted by a parent on 05/19/13

There are so many outstanding qualities to expound on about SL. The principal has an open door policy and is visibly present on a daily basis. Parental involvement is superb. The diversity is a major plus, especially in the city of Chicago. Teachers are engaged, enthused, and supportive. DNA Info Chicago, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/06/13

My daughter is currently in Kindergarten at South Loop and our family has been very impressed with this school so far. The curriculum is very challenging and the school has great resources to make sure that all students can keep up. Our teacher plans her lessons around themes and really makes learning ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/05/13

My son is in 1st grade at South Loop now (neighborhood program). The review reflects his kindergarten year. He received a wonderful academic start! The curriculum included reading, phonics, math, science, social studies, art, music, PE. The teachers did a fantastic job. I liked that early drop off was ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/21/12

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Test scores for South Loop Elementary School

ISAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
South Loop 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 — South Loop Elementary School is located at 1212 S Plymouth Ct, Chicago IL 60605. 1212 S Plymouth Ct is in the 60605 ZIP code in Chicago, IL The school district for South Loop Elementary School is the City Of Chicago Sd 299. South Loop Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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