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Chicago Heights, IL
Students enrolled: 376

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255 Pleasant Drive
Chicago Heights, IL 60411

(708) 647-7300
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August 18, 2014
New principal again this year, hope she is better than last years selection. School has gone downhill since Mrs. W left. Office staff is rude, teachers are unhappy, and new PTO if failing at best. Hope the new year sees improvements.

- submitted by a parent
February 10, 2014
Simply put: this is a failing school in a failing district. The Superintendent's answer is always 'no,' and the Academic Dean's excuse is always 'new testing requirements.' I wish I had followed my instincts to not put my daughter in this school. Her reading test score dropped 20+ points, and her math 30+ points in just the first year. The only good thing about this school is a handful of caring teachers and the FORMER principal.

- submitted by a parent
January 26, 2014
The teachers are wonderful but this school is going downhill. The last priniciple (Mrs. W.) was the best and I was shocked she was moved to another school. The test scores went down this year....by half! What the heck is going on with the curiculum! The priniciple needs to do something about it because I'm two seconds away from taking my child out of here. And the changes in the school too....a mess. Get it together!

- submitted by a parent
January 04, 2014
Major changes took place when the old principal left the school(great principal) . Great teachers and support staff but the new principal lacks leadership skills that the students and staff deserve. Because of the principal ,school goes from excellent to boarderline average.

- submitted by a parent
May 13, 2012
Serena Hills is THE best elementary school in Flossmoor 161. The principal is a strong and effective leader. This school is extremely organized and efficient! The PTO has put together wonderful programs and both the PTO and the school administration are EXCELLENT when it comes to communicating with parents. The teachers, staff and parents are happy - everyone is smiling at Serena Hills and if you spent time here, you'd know why! I've had experience with other schools in district 161, and Serena Hills takes first place! Keep up the excellent work! Bravo!!

- submitted by a community member
February 03, 2011
Serena is a great school! I love the teachers, staff and PTO mothers! They are all so helpful and caring with the students. Every teacher my children have had have been the best!

- submitted by a parent
May 27, 2010
I think Serena Hills is one of the best in the Flossmoor 161 district. The teachers are great and it has a very diverst student body.

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August 20, 2009
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April 27, 2009
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May 30, 2007
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October 15, 2005
My son entered Serena Hill's Early Childhood program (3 and 4 year olds) in the Fall of 2004. We have had a wonderful experience with his teachers and the school environment in general. His verbal and cognitive progress was immediately noticeable after entering school and I look forwards to him having a great year again.

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Serena Hills Elementary School
255 Pleasant Drive, Chicago Heights, IL  60411
(708) 647-7300
Last modified Serena Hills Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Serena Hills Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 11 reviews. Top