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James Whitcomb Riley School

Public | 8 students

 
 

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Posted August 28, 2011

Our son was in a private school in Michigan and we were concerned that he wouldn't fit in here. Boy, were we surprised. The principal is awesome. The curriculum is stellar. The teachers are amazing. I can't say enough. A private school-level education (and more!) in a public school setting. These teachers know their craft.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 28, 2007

We are a new family at JW Riley but so far we are very happy with the school. My son who entered kindergarten in August 2006 has been growing academically and learning by leaps and bounds in so many areas. Plus he adores his teacher!
—Submitted by a parent


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 80% 51%
Asian 20% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Black 0% 18%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 23%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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1209 East Burr Oak Drive
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Phone: (847) 670-3400

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