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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
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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
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13 reviews

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Overall:
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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Submitted by a teacher · August 11, 2014
CICS Avalon has truly improved significantly over the past two years. The school went from having approximately 23 fights within three months to only 1 or 2 a year. The academics improved significantly! Change isn't easy, but the changes have made... 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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CICS Avalon
1501 E. 83rd Place, Chicago, IL  60619
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 13 reviews. (773) 721-0858
Last modified CICS Avalon is a Charter school that serves grades K-8
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