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Calumet Park, IL
Students enrolled: 355

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1440 West Vermont Avenue
Calumet Park, IL 60827

(708) 388-8820
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February 28, 2014
I don't know who rated and gave this school district 3 stars, but they couldn't have had children there! I hate that my children are in this district. The superintendent is a POOR LEADER! I hate that she's in our district because she isn't a educator, she's a investor!!!!!!!!!!!

- submitted by a parent

March 31, 2009
i rate this school as a zero because the staff are not professional at all.The students are out of control for the most part.

- submitted by a community member
no rating
September 19, 2008
My children attened 6th,7th & 8th grade there and I was not happy there standard of education. I feel like there was alot more they could of been exposed too.

- submitted by a parent

September 02, 2008
My son attended Calumet for the 8th grade only. I was not impressed or satisfied with the school leadership. I feel as though the principal and the teachers were more attentive to disciplinary actions rather than focusing on the fact that the children did not have the necessary tools to thrive in the environment which they were in 6 hours or more of their day. My daughter attended Calumet during the 7th & 8th grades. There was little to no improvement in the environment and yet again they had a new principal. However, the 8th grade students did receive new books. but again I feel more attention was geared towards disciipline rather than education. Yet, while I am not an educator, experience has taught me that no 2 children are alike. You have to stimulate and motivate the children to learn.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
August 29, 2008
There is little leadership here at Calumet, and the some of the teachers don't care, and the extracurricular activities is very little, why cant' we have music and drama classes, as well as weight training some of our childrens are over weight and kids make fun of them. We have very little parents involvement because parents must work. also they are in needs of help with class work, they have no spelling words or workbook, they have limited books for our childrens. How are ours children going to make it. where is the homework helper when they need them. And the 8th grader need locker, they don't have any locker. last yr my daughter share locker with 3peoples that is not right. yes calumet is limited and we need help from the state and the community, plus parents.

- submitted by a student
no rating
December 24, 2007
i am astudent at calumet and i feel like people try to put our school down because we dont have alot of money to do things but our test scores have risen greatly and our teachers are good in most of our classes we have gotten new books and the teachers care about us and i think if we got more money from the state that our school would be a great school instead of putting us down ya'll need to help us

- submitted by a student

March 25, 2007
I feel all classes music, art, computer, and physical ed. are important too! I expose my child to different things. I like what the teachers are teaching, I do not feel the children should be denied the opportunity to learn.

- submitted by a parent

January 03, 2007
I don't like the fact of each year there has seem to be a new Principle. Yes there needs to be improvement in academic programs I try to reach out to teachers but I get very little response back

- submitted by a parent

August 16, 2006
This school has to be changed!

- submitted by a student

January 28, 2006
This school is ok. but they are low in every thing.

- submitted by a student

November 09, 2005
I am disappointed to hear the communication between the substitute teachers and students. Some of the teachers or substitute teachers are very disrespectful to the students. I have observed teachers yelling at students, and students experiencing a lack of supervision. Though I admit, I have not seen the entire school, and have not witnessed how the majority of teachers interact with students, I do notice a need for improvement. This school could use more compassionate educational professionals.

- submitted by a parent

October 04, 2004
This district doesn't have all the necesary tolls for the kids to advance. More sports programs like soccer and baseball for the other kids that are not interested in basketball. Teachers need to be more educated about how to teach our childrens and how to treat our children with respect, so our children can learn to respect the teacher.

- submitted by a parent

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Calumet Elementary School
1440 West Vermont Avenue, Calumet Park, IL  60827
(708) 388-8820
Last modified Calumet Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Calumet Elementary School Rating: 2 out of 5 based on 18 reviews. Top