River Grove Elementary School

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2650 Thatcher Ave

River Grove, IL 60171

(708) 453-6172

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 660

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

11 Parent Reviews for River Grove Elementary School

It's awfull. Thats all i have to say! Actually have the kids learn something! Omg

Posted by a other on 09/23/13

The teachers do a good job of teaching the children. Some are naturally better than others, but they all seem to be caring and relatively professional. The school administration is not very effective or consistent. Arbitrary punishments are handed out when necessary. None based on severity of the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/04/13

The school is great with the students that needs major help to the academically gifted/honors. The teachers encourage the kids to want to learn, and try to make it fun to learn. If your child needs speech therapy this is the place to go, the school provides it to the students for free. The school also ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/01/13

My daughter has been going to this school since kindergarten. She has a math teacher that is very mean she says. She dosent want to move but ive been telling her if you don't like the teacher we can move out to your cousins shes say no. I want to stay here with my friends.

Posted by a parent on 02/28/13

Overall, the teachers are pretty good and seem to care. Sadly- the old principal has been promoted to superintendant and he is not good for this school. But-thankfully they got an outside person to take his position as principal. The lady in charge of discipline is completely ineffective and should ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/12/12

This school is great I feel very comfortable taking my three (3) kids here.

Posted by a parent on 09/08/08

I think this school is wonderful. I have a son that goes to this school. This is our second year here and i have to tell you there very involved with each and every student. They take care of any bad activities that they think is going on. They show leadership and im a very happy parent for sending my ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/03/08

I wish there were more activities after school. Such as sports, clubs and band. I think that the school is in need of gifted programs for those kids who excel in certain areas.

Posted by a parent on 01/31/08

I think that RGS is one of the best schools that my kids have ever been in. The Principal and Super are wonderful people and really give 110% towards the kids. Some of the teachers can stand to be a little better to the kids, but in general the school is way up in the top listings. As long as they keep ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/28/06

Great school with hard working teachers

Posted by a parent on 12/27/05

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Test scores
Test scores for River Grove Elementary School

ISAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
River Grove Elementary School
River Grove Sd 85-5
* 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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River Grove schools — River Grove Elementary School is located at 2650 Thatcher Ave, River Grove IL 60171. 2650 Thatcher Ave is in the 60171 ZIP code in River Grove, IL The school district for River Grove Elementary School is the River Grove Sd 85-5. River Grove Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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