Whittier Elementary School

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1900 W 23rd St

Chicago, IL 60608

(773) 535-4590

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 400

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

4 Parent Reviews for Whittier Elementary School

School is on probation with CPS and needs to improve it's scores. The principal does not seem to care about the community. The playgorund is littered with garbage, gang graffiti is constantly covering the building and the playground equipment. I have to call the city and have it removed. I contacted ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 03/15/12

Whittier is a gem in the Pilsen Community, championing the dual language of Spanish, the home language of most of the students, and English. Research shows that a strong academic foundation in the home language leads to higher functioning in the second language; this takes about 6 years, and Whittier ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 04/13/10

Whittier is a beacon of light that highlights and nourishes bilingualism. Their dual language model is supportive of students being bilingual and biliterate in both English and Spanish. It is a true gem that has deep community roots created thru their afterschool programs, community garden and genuine ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/02/08

A small school with a big heart. Very supportive of families. Excellent teachers and a highly committed principal. Dual Language program that has my daughter speaking , reading and writing Spanish and English fluently. Great after school programs with lots of art, music and fitness.

Posted by a parent on 10/01/08

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Test scores
Test scores for Whittier Elementary School

ISAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Whittier 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 — Whittier Elementary School is located at 1900 W 23rd St, Chicago IL 60608. 1900 W 23rd St is in the 60608 ZIP code in Chicago, IL The school district for Whittier Elementary School is the City Of Chicago Sd 299. Whittier Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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