Vanderpoel Elementary Magnet School

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9510 S Prospect Ave

Chicago, IL 60643

(773) 535-2690

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Grades: K - 8

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 310

Students Per Teacher: 24

Parent Reviews

21 Parent Reviews for Vanderpoel Elementary Magnet School

Vanderpoel has some of the most amazing teachers I have seen! Even though they are rigorous, most of the students I know still thrive, excel, and achieve. I am proud to send my two children to such a nurturing environment

Posted by a parent on 08/28/14

Hello, I am a parent of two Vanderpoel students. My child just graduated from Kindergarten. She is reading at a spring second grade level and math at a spring first grade level. I have one child entering into kindergarten. I had not had any issues with this school. They are focused on their students ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/22/14

It is my opinion that Vanderpoel is currently lacking the standard of excellence and integrity to engage students in effective academic curriculum. Since the controversial appointment of the current Principal in 2012, the student scores and staff and student moral have declined. Once an environment ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/12/13

Solid academics, small school sizes, good teachers. My child went here and graduated. He now attends Lindblom Math & Science Academy, so thanks Vanderpoel!

Posted by a parent on 11/09/13

I am writing this review with great concern about the decline of peformance and professionalism at Vanderpoel School. My child is a special needs student and has been receiving adequate services until the 2012-2013 school year. I initially hoped that Vanderpoel would bounce back after the arrival of ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/07/13

This school is a great choice. Here they give you more challenging courses. So.if you a child and don't know where to send them send they here.

Posted by a other on 09/04/13

As a parent, I have been very unhappy with the rapid decline of Vanderpoel Humanities Academy since the selection of the new administration. There has been an evident lack of leadership, leaving parents, faculty and staff feeling disappointed and defeated about the potential educational growth of the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/22/13

Selective enrollment, great motivated principal/teachers and students, small school and bus service and a after school program, all make this an great school! Vanderpoel offers weekly lessons in Spanish, PE, Library, Technology, Art and Music to all students in all grades. Vanderpoel students score in ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/30/11

I graduated from Vanderpoel in 1979. I relocated to Dallas in 1980 with my family and I Remember Ms. Helen Wooten instilling in the students be the best that you can be I am happy to say so

Posted by a other on 02/12/11

Vanderpoel is an excellent school. My son graduated from their last year and he now attend a wonderful excellent high school that is private. We had no problems with the teacher's and they were wonderful in their teaching. Mrs. Brown and Ms Kelly are angels that really care about the children's education ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/25/10

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Test scores for Vanderpoel Elementary Magnet School

ISAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Vanderpoel Elementary Magnet 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 — Vanderpoel Elementary Magnet School is located at 9510 S Prospect Ave, Chicago IL 60643. 9510 S Prospect Ave is in the 60643 ZIP code in Chicago, IL The school district for Vanderpoel Elementary Magnet School is the City Of Chicago Sd 299. Vanderpoel Elementary Magnet School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 8.
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