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Sward Elementary School

7
6 reviews
Grades
K-5
Students
520
Type
Public
9830 Brandt Avenue
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
(708) 423-7820

Illinois Assessment of Readiness

Sward Elementary School
Based on data from the 2019 school year

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Excellent school with caring teachers and principal. The curriculum is excellent and meets my children where they are, pushing them to excel even if they are already ahead. I found the nurse to be very caring and sensitive to the needs of the student. excellent PTA and school activities.
Posted by a parent on 2/27/2017
The teachers are great, the curriculum is excellent, and my son has been very happy there until the last couple of months. My son has eczema and is under a doctor's care. The school nurse continues to call, harass me, and claim I am doing nothing for my child. This week it was suggested I NOT send him to school until this is "under control." You think a nurse would know something about this. It's pretty awful that your medical staff is harassing parents of the students. It is enough to make me pull my child out of Sward. I hope someone looks into her conduct and no one else has to go through the belligerence I have had to. Thank you for your time.
Posted by a parent on 4/30/2014
Sward is mostly populated by students from caring and involved families;thats part of what makes it such a great place! When both the family AND the school faculty are involved, success is available to any student. This school, its faculty and principal are exceptional individuals who are great at giving kids the tools they need for success. Principal Gloodt seems to know all the kids by name and is very involved in the day to day operations of the school. The teachers Ive had the pleasure of interracting with seem genuinely invested in their students success. I am very pleased with my students experiences at Sward.
Posted by a parent on 6/24/2013
Great school with a demanding work load for the kids balanced by positive caring professional teaching staff. This school has a strong no-nonsense principal and provides a great learning environment for all the students.
Posted by a parent on 1/30/2013
Both of my girls attend Sward Elementary. My oldest started out in private school so I was not sure what to expect when she transferred to a public school. I have been more than pleased with the quality of their education.
Posted by a parent on 3/28/2012
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Oak Lawn schools - Sward Elementary School is located at 9830 Brandt Avenue, Oak Lawn IL 60453. Sward Elementary School is in the Oak Lawn-Hometown School District 123. Sward Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K-5.

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