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School leader:  Julia Hill
1501 E. 83rd Place
Chicago, IL 60619

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(773) 721-0858
(773) 731-0142
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"Our school is best known for its family environment and commitment to rigor."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms
  • Transportation
    None
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    Video and film production, Band, Choir / Chorus, Dance...
  • World languages
    None
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14 reviews

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Submitted by a parent · June 26, 2016
This school offers nothing else to the children but ditto sheets of homework. They are not allowed to integrate with peers ever or have any extra curricular activities. They don't even have a recces period for these children. They eat like... more

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Submitted by a community member · January 05, 2015
Avalon just received the highest school rating of a 1+. The school has improved significantly. It's one of the best in the city!

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Submitted by a community member · January 03, 2015
Most of the teachers are young with little experience, and the management is unprofessional with staff and children

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Submitted by a teacher · August 19, 2014
I work at Avalon, and I don't think I've met a more satisfied and passionate teaching staff. I respect the teachers and school leaders so much. Clearly I'm a little biased since I work here, but I'm also thrilled to see how much students are... more

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About this school

We have a band that was formed from our community schools program. We have a cheerleading and basketball team. We take the NWEA computerized exam 3 times a year to monitor and ensure individual student progress and to prepare students for the ISAT exam. We have a very rigorous grading scale to set high expectations for our students.

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Last modified: June 26, 2016
Last modified CICS Avalon is a Charter school that serves grades K-8
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