Tarkington Elementary School

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3330 W 71st St

Chicago, IL 60629

(773) 535-4700

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,200

Students Per Teacher: 27

Parent Reviews

5 Parent Reviews for Tarkington Elementary School

Tarkington is racist and they are not for all students. They make different policies that doesn't meet the needs of all students. Tarkington is not excellence they need to define what excellence mean....

Posted by a parent on 06/12/13

My child currently attends Tarkington School of Excellence. I do agree that the school is a terrible school. My son has been in the school since Pre K. The teachers lack all the essential skills that are needed to be a teacher. Also at no point was I informed that thiswas a Spanish based school. I recall ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/28/11

I love Tarkington because it is an excellent school with very good instructors who care about the students.

Posted by a other on 05/18/10

My son started Kinder at Tarkington. He went to a private pre-school before. I was hesitant to enroll him at any CPS school, but my son, now in 1st grade, is reading, writing and eager about math and school. In fact, he is being taught more than some of my friends who have their children in private schools ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/23/09

My child attended Tarkington School of 'Excellance' as they claim for three years, K-2 grade. And I have to say I am very disatisfied with the involment of the teachers and staff when it comes to working with parents and students. Since K, my child had problems academically in class and after many attempts ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/25/09

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Test scores for Tarkington Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
Tarkington 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 — Tarkington Elementary School is located at 3330 W 71st St, Chicago IL 60629. 3330 W 71st St is in the 60629 ZIP code in Chicago, IL The school district for Tarkington Elementary School is the City Of Chicago Sd 299. Tarkington Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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