7 Parent Reviews for Prairie Hill Elementary School
This is a great school. The staff is very friendly and down to earth. It is a nice, small community school. My kids loved it. If we did not have to relocate they would stil be at this school. Academics are top notch. My kids will be well off at their new school because this school has laid a great
... Read more foundation for them. I don't really know the new principal but he seems like a nice guy also. They really take time to get to know the students here. Read less
Posted by a parent on 08/13/12
GREAT school! Not only does the principal know the students' names, but the superintendant is always visible and knows the students well too. He even puts on Christmas lights and directs traffic so we can get out of the parking lot in an orderly fashion for the holiday concerts! The PTA is fantastic
... Read more too - great back-to-school event, plus many throughout the year. I moved to this district for the schools. Read less
Posted by a parent on 06/13/12
The teachers are all wonderful, my child is happy to go to school everyday. The school board is very active in all different kinds of get together's for the students and the parents. I'm 99% sure that the Principal knows every student by the first name of the child and is very active in all school
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Posted by a parent on 05/28/12
This school has excellent academics and wonderful teachers that are very supportive in our childrens education. Sad to say the one thing that it is lacking is a sense of diversity both student ratio and staff ratio.
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Posted by a parent on 06/03/09
This school is definitely an A+ school. The teachers are up to date with materials, the music department is very supportive to all children. I have had children attending Prairie Hill for 11 years between two children. I have a child in 6th grade now and will have another starting in a couple years
... Read more and wouldn't think of attending a different school. By choice anyway!!! The teachers, principal, the super, the nurse, counselor and office staff have all been just terrific over the years. I have a child who has ADHD and they had been very helpful and supportive with any and all situations encountered. Read less
Posted by a parent on 09/13/06
Excellent academics- well balanced, offers challenges while ensuring success for students. Art program would benefit from expansion as in the past 3 years while my student attended only basic art classes were offered.
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Posted by a parent on 08/22/05
A wonderful school to get a great education. The teachers are friendly, the students are friendly, and most of all the programs this school have to offer are fun!
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* 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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Gifted and Talented
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general intellectual ability or talent - high intelligence test score (usually two standard deviations above the mean), and high levels of vocabulary, memory, abstract work knowledge and abstract reasoning;
specific academic aptitude or talent in one area such as mathematics or language arts;
creative and productive thinking, the ability to produce new ideas;
leadership ability, the ability to direct individuals or groups to a common decision or action;
visual and performing arts, special talents in visual art, music, dance, drama, or other related studies;
psychomotor ability, such as practical, spatial, mechanical, and physical skills.
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Special Education Classes
A school or program within a school that provides services and training to students with moderate to severe mental and/or physical disabilities.
Adult Education Classes
Programs offering GED or equivalent courses for adults within regular schools, whether classes are held during evening or daytime schedules.
English as Second Language
English language classes for students whose first language is not English.
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South Beloit schools — Prairie Hill Elementary School is located at 14714 Willowbrook Rd, South Beloit IL 61080. 14714 Willowbrook Rd is in the 61080 ZIP code in South Beloit, IL The school district for Prairie Hill Elementary School is the Prairie Hill Ccsd 133. Prairie Hill Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 4.
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