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Chicago, IL
Students enrolled: 1,232

4 stars
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Hibbard Elementary School 4

Posted November 08, 2013
- a community member
Well, it's the beginning of my final year at Hibbard school, yet it seems surprising that people have bad reviews about this school, because I went here since I has about 3. I had very nice teachers, a nice class, and nothing bad really happening, but this probably differs from the others because I was always in the Gifted Program the school has. The only thing I disagree on is obviously the lunch, however. It's bad tasting (or at least the pizza is).

Hibbard Elementary School 1

Posted January 25, 2013
- a parent
After first having my child in a private school for several years, but after struggling to afford tuition, we opted for public school. After coming in way down the wait list at our preferred public schools, we enrolled in our neighborhood school. We told ourselves that it would be a wonderful place, rich with diversity. Unfortunately, our experience at Hibbard has been less than wonderful. My child's primary grade classroom contains 27 students, and the teacher does not seem to be able to meet kids where they are, academically speaking. More advanced readers are being held back for other students to catch up to them. Good classroom behavior is being reinforced with CANDY (!!!!!!). I have had a great deal of trouble setting up a conference with the teacher, as she is NEVER available outside of school hours, yet does not have time away from the classroom to meet with me during the school day either. The principal champions his supplemental reading program intended to promote English literacy and boost test scores, but I struggle to see how it is effective if the majority of (at least the youngest) students' parents are not speaking (or reading) English at home.

Hibbard Elementary School 5

Posted August 02, 2012
- a community member
This school is the best, amazing, incredible, outstanding, superb, and great. I love going here.

Hibbard Elementary School 5

Posted May 27, 2009
- a parent
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Hibbard Elementary School 4

Posted February 29, 2008
- a student
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Hibbard Elementary School 1

Posted September 19, 2005
- a former student
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Hibbard Elementary School 5

Posted August 19, 2005
- a former student
Very High standards. Almost all the students passed the year. Really great art, gym, and After School program. Great Oppurtunities for parent involvment

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Hibbard Elementary School
3244 West Ainslie Street, Chicago, IL  60625
(773) 534-5191
Last modified Hibbard Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Hibbard Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 7 reviews. Top