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Students enrolled: 1,327

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2103 North Lamon Avenue
Chicago, IL 60639

(773) 534-3070
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June 12, 2014
Mrs. Espinoza is a was the kindest and most helpful human being. When I was looking for a little extra help with my daughter she was amazing in working with us and the Lighthouse vision clinic. I would love to thank Mr. Harris for helping my daughter so much and Mr. G for being the greatest computer teacher. All these teachers deserve the credit for all their hard work and dedication with so much passion for what they do on a daily basis!

- submitted by a parent
July 14, 2012
During the 2001-2003 school year semesters, I attended Lloyd Elementary as a 4th and 5th grader. Now, I am 20 years old and I still recall the academic programs this school provided for the students. As a whole, this school was viewed to me as a social gathering rather than an academic enhancer. I enjoyed meeting the friends I did, but as a school, I did not learn much. It was only after I moved out of that area that I was able to read, write, and learn in a profound manner. Students who attend in your children's school truly does affect the way they learn. I suggest you give your children an extra helping hand and enroll them in an after school program or a tutor. Students learn better if they know they are good at it!

- submitted by a community member
February 18, 2012
I feel the principal at this school DOES NOT treat the staff nor the parents with any respect.

- submitted by a parent
October 14, 2011
Before this new principal this school was not so bad but now the school is going down because the principal changed almost all teachers when he came he closed doors for parents because he tought the parents we weren't necesaries for school.but parents did not care what he did and spoke with Lsc who revoqued what trincipal said.

- submitted by a parent
May 19, 2011
This used to be a better school, but the principal changed a few years ago. Now there is a new principal and he has been mean to the good teachers and community. This man is from New York and knows nothing about Chicago or the students here. He is arrogant and does not care about the kids. He speaks some Spanish, but he still doesn't know how to relate to the families and people in the neighborhood. Now the good experienced teachers all leaving. The teachers that are left are not happy. The principal hired all new teachers who do not know anything about the neighborhood or the people in the community. And the kids test scores are going down too. The principal is a poor leader. He is never in the office when you want to speak to him. He has the secretary talk to you instead. The LSC and CPS needs to get rid of this principal. This school needs a better principal so it can improve. Right now it is below average because of him.

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2006
Ms. Delapena & Ms. Mendez are patient, kind and understanding to their students' needs. In the short amount of time I have know them there has been a lot of involvement with the kids and much improvement. I look forward to the years to come. The only downside to the school is the involvement of the principal, and office staff. They don't have the desire to be in the school when they are needed. When I have a question that needs to be answer they seem to give me the run around they never return my calls let alone give me resoultion.I hope that they will continue their efforts in maintaining academic excellence, which seems to be overlooked in my opinion.

- submitted by a parent
September 03, 2006
I have a daughter who is in the third grade.She has attended Lloyd since kdg & although there are teachers who truly are dedicated to what they do the majority are there just for a paycheck , starting with the principal who is never able to help out anyone.I've been trying since June to get my daughter placed back in the billingual program & so far nothing. I've called the office several times.Sometimes the phone is not answered ,other times I've left messages & nobody ever calls me back , I've even taken time off from work to go there, only to be told that the person who can help me out is in a meeting & that they're unsure of when she will be available.The principal who im sure can help me claims she cannot do anything.I am very disgusted with Lloyd.

- submitted by a parent
May 11, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
November 10, 2004
Although my son is only in Pre-k., My husband and I are very happy with his teacher Ms. Sheela and her assistant Ms. Rosita. They are very patient with the children. It's not easy to work with 17 four year old children. My son is very happy, he loves school, and each day he tells me what he has learned. They also inform the parents as to what they are working on, and they ask their assistant to continue with current skills they are teaching as home. I have also attended the meetings which are held once a month to assist parents in helping their children, as well as improving themselves as parents and educating them on the choices they have to improve themselves in the work field.

- submitted by a parent
November 02, 2004
Lloyd school is staff with teachers who are very dedicated. Though teachers are only paid until 2:30 if one drives around the school's parking lot one will notice that teachers still stay after 5pm without pay. Teacher's here take their job seriously and commit to do whatever they can to enhance student learning. Unfortunatly, the Chicago public school system labels many of these teachers as unqualified because they have either not taken or passed a specific test that is required to take. (teacher's are being let go) Parents are being confused my this message and judge good teachers. If teachers are allowed to demonstrate their creativity instead of over loading them with tedious tasks, students will go above and beyond. Yes, teachers are also going to school to learn new techniques to improve their teaching skills. They go to workshops when students have a half day or schools are closed.

- submitted by a teacher
February 23, 2004
I think Lloyd is a pretty good school. I have two kids at Lloyd and I can say that the teachers are pretty good we have to think that the teachers do they part in school and it is our resposability as parents to do our part at home I think that this may help our kids we both parents and teacher should work together. We as parents should visit the school and, why don't you volunteer at school so that you can check the enviorment of Lloyd. I think Lloyd is a good school.

- submitted by a parent
October 30, 2003
I think that Lloyd school is not a very good school. The principal is not doing a good job. The school scores are low due to the teaching the teachers are give to our kids. Some teacher are doing their jobs but others are not! The staff at Lloyd school are afraid to speak what's on their mine because of the principal. The principal care to much about the uniform and the kids behavior and trying to teach the spanish then their education. I think they should have more meeting in the evening then in the morning. Their are parents that would love to attend meetings but they work.

- submitted by a parent

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Lloyd Elementary School
2103 North Lamon Avenue, Chicago, IL  60639
(773) 534-3070
Last modified Lloyd Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Lloyd Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 12 reviews. Top