Central Elementary School

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1526 E Thacker St

Des Plaines, IL 60016

(847) 824-1575

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 300

Students Per Teacher: 9

Parent Reviews

5 Parent Reviews for Central Elementary School

Central School is everything a parent could ask for! A very knowledgeable and supportive staff that would do anything for our kids!

Posted by a parent on 05/08/13

Central is a great school and we are extremely happy with the environment there. Our child loves going to school and we're getting ready to send the younger one this fall. We have experienced that attention is given to the students to meet their individual needs and all round development. The teachers ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/20/13

Our child is a first grader. The school has gone out of their way to first determine his actual level and then have responded with differentiated teaching for him. Their handling of MAP testing, scoring and differentiating has also made a lot of difference in my child's progress.

Posted by a parent on 02/18/13

Central is a rich and warm school. I love the teachers and the principal. Everyone is very passionate for learning and parents are encouraged to be part of their child's education every step of the way.

Posted by a parent on 03/12/12

I have had two students go through Central School. It is a wonderful school. Communication between staff, parents and students is excellent. Central is a very tight knit community school.

Posted by a parent on 06/06/04

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Test scores
Test scores for Central Elementary School

ISAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Central Elementary School
Ccsd 62
* 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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Des Plaines schools — Central Elementary School is located at 1526 E Thacker St, Des Plaines IL 60016. 1526 E Thacker St is in the 60016 ZIP code in Des Plaines, IL The school district for Central Elementary School is the Ccsd 62. Central Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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