Swift Elementary Specialty School

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5900 N Winthrop Ave

Chicago, IL 60660

(773) 534-2695

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 750

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

14 Parent Reviews for Swift Elementary Specialty School

My twins are going to this school and I'm so happy that they have great teachers, stuff is very nice and friendly.

Posted by a parent on 02/05/15

My kid been for 5th year there.The school has good teachers but also not so good too...They exspect the parents to do at home half of their job.Overload the kids with home work almost impossible to be done! My kid stay so late every night to do home work, not get enough rest and the next day need to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/23/14

Don't put your kid in the kindergarden. Beware I had an option as I stay in this zipcode........Having night mare with the KG teachers. One of the teacher is Veryyyyyyyyyy rude.

Posted by a parent on 09/25/14

I'm a member in the edgewater community and I've volunteered at swift and seen how hard the teachers work with these kids. There are so many languages spoken and kids from literally around the world and yet they are a level 1 school and the vast majority of kids are above average in all state testing. ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 02/24/14

The staff and teachers are very professional and courteous. We are happy to have our child at this school.

Posted by a parent on 12/13/13

Our son was at Swift pre-K for two years. We loved the teachers. Our son made great friends and so did we as parents. He might still be there but we live just outside the district and did not get in to their kindergarten program.

Posted by a parent on 11/24/12

Hi, I went to this school and it was a great experience. The teachers are great, there is a great middle school section with many great and experienced teachers. The curriculum is challenging. The classes that have recently graduated were outstanding, with top performances and awards at the city level. ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 05/05/11

Swift is an excellent school with a great curriculum and extra curricular activities. They have one of the top art teachers on the northside and kids from here go to the top schools including Northside College Preperatory, Walter Payton Prep, Lane Tech, Lincoln Park IB, Von Steuben, and many more. The ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/07/09

I like swift but the principals should let them wear uniforms.

Posted by a student on 11/02/06

I have 2 kids and my chirlden attened swift the school is very clean has very good lunches and nice teachers and has very good curlicum activities espeally sports programs

Posted by a parent on 06/24/06

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Test scores for Swift Elementary Specialty School

ISAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Swift Elementary Specialty 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 — Swift Elementary Specialty School is located at 5900 N Winthrop Ave, Chicago IL 60660. 5900 N Winthrop Ave is in the 60660 ZIP code in Chicago, IL The school district for Swift Elementary Specialty School is the City Of Chicago Sd 299. Swift Elementary Specialty School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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