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2235 N. Hamilton
Chicago, IL 60647

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(773) 645-3321
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August 06, 2015
My son attended Kindergarten here, Ms. Flynn was his teacher. They are very patient, understanding and firm at this school. My son has excelled and learned so much during his first year. He actually started off with an IEP and by mid school year he was closed out of that program. He made many friends here, and they get the parents very involved in all activities. He will be going to 1st grade at Bucktown and I am excited for him.

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Teacher effectiveness: Effective
August 06, 2015
They definitely work in teams to make sure they get through to a student. The learning process is not cookie cutter, which is nice.

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June 11, 2014
My son had several teachers in Kindergarten which i wasnt very thrilled about, but when he got to first grade and his Teacher Mrs Flynn was just AMAZING. She was firm but yet very loveable. She event stayed after class to tutor my son. LOVE HER! And now i am lucky enough for my daughter to have her in Kindergarten. Overall the school has a lot to offer and has great communication with the parents. You will get text, phone calls and the teachers weekly update. Great school that you should bring your child to!

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April 15, 2014
My children attended this School. My children got abused here,Yelled at the teachers, And my childrens grades was falling apart.

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April 05, 2014
I can't even described how thrilled I am with the education and care my child has received at Bucktown. We were worried initially about the size of our neighborhood school, and so applied to CICS for something smaller. We've commuted quite a distance for my daughter to attend Kindergarten there, and don't regret the decision at all. Her teacher is warm and obviously cares a great deal for the students, yet keeps an amazing control of the classroom at all times. The students respect their teachers and my daughter has gone from 'behind the curve' to reading, advanced math, etc in the course of less than a year. Each student receives personalized homework and classwork based on their level of learning. Everyone at the school knows each child, and the weekly school assemblies demonstrate a commitment to community building that is SO important in young children. We are likely moving, and I'm truly sad that we won't be able to return to this school that has been SUCH a positive introduction to learning for my little girl. I highly encourage parents who are looking for a smaller school environment with personalized learning options, to consider applying to CICS Bucktown.

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May 09, 2012
My daughter Alexis Abadia has learned so much and this school is so very well organize also The teachers are extremely dedicated and professional. Me and my famliy and daughter are so glad to have My daughter at cics bucktown !!!!!11

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January 17, 2011
When it came time to choosing a school for my son who has an IEP it became very apparent of what school was willing to work with us and which one s weren t and it was pretty obvious that CICS Bucktown was going to take the extra steps in doing so to make sure my son receives the necessary services and is provided with the tools in order to meet his goals that are in his IEP. Not only is he receiving all the services that he needs so am I. CICS Bucktown offers monthly Parent Training workshops to answer any questions or concerns we might have.

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December 17, 2010
Bucktown is an excellent school! The teachers are extremely dedicated and professional. There is a very individualized approach to teaching at this school with the attitude that every child is important and every child can learn. The environment is positive and nurturing with a focus on positive reinforcement and character education. We are so fortunate to have our children at CICS Bucktown!

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December 13, 2010
It is an excellent school and we are very happy to have our child attend kindergarten here. Her class teacher is XCELLENT and so are her course teachers. Very individualized approach. Teachers respect and seek parents' input and implement it. We do not mind the distance and the drive everyday and plan to send our both younger kids to this school.

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December 12, 2010
Bucktown makes many successful efforts to remain connected with its students, families and community. The teachers have the youth, energy, focus and desire to provide the tools needed for their students, listen to their students, and utilize technology to enhance their student s entire educational experience. Bucktown has implemented an innovative approach to developing character both inside and outside of its doors through their Character Counts initiative. It teaches student s how important character is as a global citizen: TRRFCC Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibly, Fairness, Caring and Citizenship Our Director, Mrs. Hope Kyle-Mitchell and her upper grade team, recognized a need to adjust the middle school students to a more enhanced and relevant approach to allow the students the continuously build their sense of confidence in subjects where they excel, while enhancing the student s educational understanding and appreciation in those areas where they could use a bit more assistance. This type of innovation is what makes Chicago International Charter School-BUCTOWN, our family s school of choice, the absolute best in Chicago!

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December 12, 2010
I have 4 children; all 4 children have attended CICS Bucktown since kinder and will all graduate from CICS Bucktown. At this time one of my children have already graduated, and the next 3 will soon follow. It says a lot about the school that we do not live in the area and we travel out of our way to go to this school. I have had great teacher support, communicate and teamwork throughout all our yers there and for this reason I will continue to travvel out of my way to have my children attend this school. The parent involement/volunteers has improved a lot since my beginings years at the school and its great to see, only working together can we make a difference for our children!

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December 12, 2010
CICS Bucktown is AWESOME!!! The teachers are very informative for the students as well as the parents. My child teacher is one on the best. I can't express the overall quality of the school and the administrators. I am very happy with the knowledge that the school provides.

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We offer students a rigorous, well rounded education. We offer art, music, media, physical education, and Spanish to every student. Daily recess time allows all students a chance to recharge. After school programming includes yoga, dance, culinary arts, games, Girls on the Run, Chicago Run, and more. We offer full day kindergarten, middle school, and accelerated programs as well.

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CICS Bucktown
2235 N. Hamilton, Chicago, IL  60647
(773) 645-3321
Last modified CICS Bucktown is a Charter school that serves grades K-8
CICS Bucktown Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top