Lynne Thigpen Elementary School

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207 S Midland Ave

Joliet, IL 60436

(815) 741-7629

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 650

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Lynne Thigpen Elementary School

Lynne Thigpen sucks! Teachers are trying but the classes overcrowded. Bullying goes on constantly and nothing done about it! They also have been asking for money for the "New Playground" and this is what they built? I am moving out of the district at the end of the year because of this. Good riddance!!!!

Posted by a parent on 04/29/14

The kids in my son s 3rd grade class are not bullies YET. They are however starting to show signs of bullying such as being out of the teachers control and swearing. What kind of 3rd graders do this?? I also agree with the math curriculum being a complete joke. Since when do we show our children to count ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/21/14

Early 2013 I was in search for a new home. There weren t many bad reviews so I felt comfortable buying a home by Thigpen. I was utterly mistaken. Since my initial search in May, there have been 5 new (BAD) reviews and they pretty much tell it all. After being in this school for 6 months, I ve taken my ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/21/14

This is my sons second year at Thigpen and i hate the school. It is very unorganized. There is a lack of communication and the people in the office are idiots. Mrs Beech seems to be the only one in the office that seems to care and take her job seriously. My son is bored in his classroom. He doesn't ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/03/13

My son attended this school for 4 years; ever since Kindergarten. This school is an EPIC FAIL! and I finally said enough is enough this past school year and we took him out of this school. The homework that he was bringing home from 3rd grade lacked instructions which made it difficult to help him complete. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/06/13

This was my son's first year in Lynne Thigpen and I had the pleasure of Mrs. Stephanie Hawkins to be his teacher. I was greatly concerned about his academics coming from a school in Indiana which had a better standing and testing averages than Thigpen. Mrs. Hawkins was great- she identified the areas ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/01/13

Ms. Gordan is a great principle and cares for the well being of each and every student. The office staff is very hands on and helpful. The teachers I have encountered truly care about teaching and helping the students and recognizing and problems. They assist with you getting the help you need to help ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/31/12

There are some quality teachers at thigpen but then there are some who wonder aimlessly. I've dealt with both. The negitive far outweighs the positive in this building. I HATED that there is no official library, Art or music rooms. Lack of orginization is a major issue when it comes time for holiday ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/01/10

My children are not learning anything! My 4th grade has brought home several of the same spelling words as my 2nd grader! That is a HUGE concern. I do think that Thigpen is trying, but I can't wait around until they get it right.

Posted by a parent on 01/05/06

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Test Year: 2012
Lynne Thigpen Elementary School
Joliet Psd 86
* 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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Joliet schools — Lynne Thigpen Elementary School is located at 207 S Midland Ave, Joliet IL 60436. 207 S Midland Ave is in the 60436 ZIP code in Joliet, IL The school district for Lynne Thigpen Elementary School is the Joliet Psd 86. Lynne Thigpen Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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