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St Therese Of Jesus School

Private | PK-8 | 69 students

 

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Situated in an urban neighborhood. The median home value is $51,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $930.

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Posted December 9, 2012

When my daughter went to school here she went here preschool she thought that was great but one day the older children were playing something with a ball and then it went through the window she was sitting by while eating lunch and the ball went through the window and I don't think the children who were playing ball got in trouble. Now I'm going to talk about mean kindergarten teacher Mrs.Ladd was probaly a sixth grade teacher before that because she yelled at my daughter for no reson that's why I lefdt because of the kindergarten teacher now my daughter is in fourth grade
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Posted November 22, 2008

My children have attended this school for several years and I am generally satisfied. I have a few concerns with the the current principal and her dicipline policy as well as with the pastor who could be more involved the school itself. They offer a full time preK program with is helpful to many. I hope a few changes can be made so that many others could see what potential the school has.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 81% 24%
White 14% 51%
Two or more races 3% 3%
Black 2% 18%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Annise Hawkinson
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  • Coed
Affiliation
  • Roman catholic
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  • NCEA

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  • Diocese of Rockford
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255 North Farnsworth Avenue
Aurora, IL 60505
Phone: (630) 898-0620

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