Cortland Elementary School

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370 E Lexington Ave

Cortland, IL 60112

(815) 754-2360

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 545

Students Per Teacher: 18

Parent Reviews

7 Parent Reviews for Cortland Elementary School

Cortland elementary is horrible! My kid was in special Ed and had a iep. They repeatedly did not follow the iep after many phone calls. This school was also built right by a dump which many children and staff were sent to the hospital. I have since taken my kid out and put my child in private school

Posted by a parent on 10/17/14

This school was built right next to a dump. If I could give it 0 stars, I would. On January 14th, 2014 over 60 kids and staff were sent to the hospital because of a methane gas leak from the dump. Parents are now trying to get this school shut down. School board officials knew of the potential hazards ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/22/14

The school is newer, which is great, but the teachers and staff do not use the technology they have available to them at their advantage. I can't believe my son's teacher doesn't put grades online. They have the website to do it, there is even a place for it on the site. But, my son's teacher just doesn't ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/19/13

The new (2009) school, on Lexington Avenue, is built 1300 ft next to a dump. Since the beginning of the school year children have been exposed to a variety of toxic/poisonous gases.The staff was well aware of the toxic gases being emitted since the first day of school.(Windows on the south side of ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/15/10

It's a neat and clean school where the teachers and parents obviously care about the kids and their surroundings.

Posted by a parent on 04/17/10

As a parent I am very satisfied with the school. The teacher's for the most part seem to be wonderful and nuturing to the children. My husband & I are glad we choose to live in a small town with such a close community and small school.

Posted by a parent on 02/09/05

What a wonderful Small school with the best of the best. Great friendly teachers willing to take the extra time with your children. Mr. Fullerton (our Principal) is wonderful and was given the districts highest award this year. Thank you to all the staff and wonderful teachers involved. We also have ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/08/04

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Test scores for Cortland Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
Cortland Elementary School
Dekalb Cusd 428
* 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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Cortland schools — Cortland Elementary School is located at 370 E Lexington Ave, Cortland IL 60112. 370 E Lexington Ave is in the 60112 ZIP code in Cortland, IL The school district for Cortland Elementary School is the Dekalb Cusd 428. Cortland Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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