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School leader:  Barbara Ellen Oken
5414 North Linder Avenue
Chicago, IL 60630

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Teacher effectiveness: Very effective
Submitted by a parent · September 29, 2015
I have a child in 7th grade who has attended in PreK. The PreK program prepares student for the rigors of "the new learning standards," while in an environment of play and creativity. I would put our upper grade core against any in the city,... more

Submitted by a parent · September 29, 2015
Farnsworth is a hidden gem! CPS gets excessive bad press, but this school is doing it right, and putting their students first! City wide winner of Battle of the Books, After school Algebra with ALL students passing, most with high pass. As of... more

Submitted by a parent · January 22, 2014
A very family oriented school. Their kindergarten teachers are some of the best I have come across in the Chicago district. The office staff is very friendly and always willing to help you out if needed. The older students seem to blend well... more

Submitted by a parent · August 27, 2013
Farnworth School is a fantastic neighborhood school! The staff is great! Well trained,caring, several teachers have National Board Certification. Principal has high standards and a vision for the school. CCSS practices were happening several... more

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Farnsworth Elementary School
5414 North Linder Avenue, Chicago, IL  60630
(773) 534-3535
Last modified Farnsworth Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Farnsworth Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 43 reviews. Top