John Gates Elementary School

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800 7th Ave

Aurora, IL 60505

(630) 299-5600

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 750

Students Per Teacher: 17

Parent Reviews

4 Parent Reviews for John Gates Elementary School

I don't know how the school is now but when I went there, in the late 80's early 90's, it was one the best experiences a kid could have. I'm sure most of my teachers have retired but I do miss them, especially Mrs. Osborne, wonderful woman who cared deeply about each and every student. If the teachers ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 11/26/12

Gates School has everything necessary to be a great school: excellent teachers, strong leadership and challenging academics. We also have great extra curricular and after school programs as well as providing for any and all needs of our students. The staff at Gates cares deeply for our children. I should ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 08/03/12

What agreat school! The staff makes you feel so welcome, they are like family. The teachers will go above and beyond to help a child in need, wether it be school work, tutoring, or food and toys at Christmas for a needy family. I am proud.

Posted by a parent on 09/17/09

This is the worst school I've ever seen. The principle has a horrible attitude. Your concerns go unattended by the teachers and staff. They spend more time fighting with parents than they do teaching our children!

Posted by a parent on 03/11/09

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Test scores for John Gates Elementary School

ISAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
John Gates Elementary School
Aurora East Usd 131
* 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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Aurora schools — John Gates Elementary School is located at 800 7th Ave, Aurora IL 60505. 800 7th Ave is in the 60505 ZIP code in Aurora, IL The school district for John Gates Elementary School is the Aurora East Usd 131. John Gates Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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