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23723 Getson Dr

Plainfield, IL 60544

(815) 436-9278

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 850

Students Per Teacher: 18

Parent Reviews

12 Parent Reviews for Central Elementary School

The staff and the teachers are very good and talented and care so much for the kids. Teachers go out of their way so the children are happy and have a great school experience.

Posted by a parent on 04/29/10

Great school with the best Principal and teachers. Really like parent involvement and works together with the parents.

Posted by a parent on 04/04/10

Central Elementary in Plainfield IL is a great school. Both of my kids go there and the staff and administration is incredible. The principal cares deeply and communicates with parents which is great.

Posted by a parent on 02/23/10

My twins went through Central Elementary recenty for their whole elementary school experience. The staff and administration are amazing, caring people. My children were more than prepared for middle school

Posted by a parent on 10/09/07

I have had 3 years of experience with Central School and I believe they are above excellent. My child was struggling and they caught the situation, put her in the programs that she needs to help her not only gain academically but in her confidence also. They worked with her several times a week and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/01/06

Excellent school. The staff is the greatest they really care about the students.

Posted by a parent on 03/26/06

My experience with the schools has been tragic! There is lots of hoopla about Plainfield schools and how great they are but, reality proves different. My son is a first grader at Central. Guided reading is used to teach students how to read.Phonics and phonemic awareness are not incorporated in the reading ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/10/06

My daughter is in am kinder. I love her teacher. I am invovled w/ the pta and every meeting is very informative. All of the staff at this school is very invovled.

Posted by a parent on 11/14/05

Bullying at Central Elementary School is out of control! The parents of children who are bullied are patronized by the school staff who are supposed to be there to protect and guide our children. The school makes the parents feel as if it is our fault our children are being bullied and turns the situation ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/23/05

Central school is an old school with a lot of seasoned teachers. I think they do very well on test scores in math but need to push the children a little more in writing and reading. If you were living on the North Shore,parents would be furious that the scores were not in the 90s. I think there needs ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/14/04

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Test scores for Central Elementary School

ISAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Central Elementary School
Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202
* 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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Plainfield schools — Central Elementary School is located at 23723 Getson Dr, Plainfield IL 60544. 23723 Getson Dr is in the 60544 ZIP code in Plainfield, IL The school district for Central Elementary School is the Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202. Central Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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