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Nettelhorst Elementary School

Public | PK-8 | 719 students

 

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2011:
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Posted April 26, 2010

It is a tight community of great kids and devoted parents working together to create a rich , supportive environment for learning
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 26, 2010

This is school very integrated to its community and has a great commitment increase the quality of the education that is provided by improving curriculum and teacher quality.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 25, 2010

We are a progressive school that values every child and family! Our community, parents, and faculty are committed to making Nettelhorst the best school in Chicago. Our visual art, after school enrichment, science, hands on approach sets us apart from the rest. There is no other school like Nettelhorst!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 25, 2010

Nettelhorst has the most vibrant & supportive school community ever! Teachers, parents, kids, staff and administrators work together to make this school a creative, fun, exciting place to learn.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 25, 2010

Nettelhorst is a school that is able to expand its resources. Parents, administrators, teachers, students and our neighborhood are willing and able to commit the time and effort needed to create a positive, safe, loving and rigorous learning environment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 25, 2010

Great teachers, they really get involve with your kids. Love Nettelhorst!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 25, 2010

It's a great school with wonderful teachers! My kids love it!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 25, 2010

This neighborhood school has a wonderful community of teachers and parents who work together to truly make it great!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 25, 2010

Excellent activities, great communication with parents. Very friendly environment and most importantly - kids do learn a lot and they are happy!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 25, 2010

I love the diversity and the inclusiveness. I love the teachers and the staff. I love the parents and the kids. It is a wonderful school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 25, 2010

Teachers and parents equally vested in student body success. Great learning environment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 25, 2010

Their special education program gets the students involved in all aspects of the school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 25, 2010

Nettlehorst is a wonderful school with caring parents and staff- not to mention the great students. Nettlehorst recognizes the importance of cultivating the whole person and mind through an emphasis on community, the arts, intellect and an atmosphere of fun and joy of learning. I am proud to send my son to Nettlehorst!.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 25, 2010

Great teachers, wonderfull after school program.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 25, 2010

Teachers who not only teach but support and care for their students, involved parents who want only the best for the kids, and an amazing after school program...a warm and inviting place for any child to learn in.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 25, 2010

Fabulous teachers, principal and the great sense of community fostered at the school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 25, 2010

An amazing community of teachers, administrators, learners, and parents!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted April 25, 2010

Nettelhorst has to be the most loved elementary school in the city of Chicago. The entire community is vested in the school and the success of its students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 25, 2010

Nettelhorst is an amazing story. Eight years ago it was a disaster, but today it is one of the most sought after schools in Chicago. This is the story of parents, a community, teachers, and school leadership coming together to make an turn around a possibility. Test scores are soaring and change has been able to make its way to all of the grades.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 25, 2010

There is a diverse population in this school; the parents are very active and resourceful; the environment is welcoming to children (there is recess, for example); the curriculum is sufficiently rigorous.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
86%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
89%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
84%
Science

The state average for Science was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
85%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
85%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
88%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
84%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
78%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
92%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 60% in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
87%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

All Students74%
Female76%
Male71%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic55%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White81%
Low income43%
Non-low income83%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities76%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students78%
Female90%
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic55%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Low income43%
Non-low income89%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities81%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

The different student groups are identified by the Illinois State Board of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

All Students77%
Female70%
Male83%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic59%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White81%
Low income72%
Non-low income79%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities79%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students87%
Female90%
Male83%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic82%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White92%
Low income76%
Non-low income91%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities87%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students95%
Female90%
Male100%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic94%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White96%
Low income92%
Non-low income97%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities97%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

The different student groups are identified by the Illinois State Board of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

All Students75%
Female76%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic53%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White88%
Low income55%
Non-low income87%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities77%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students79%
Female84%
Male73%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic57%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White91%
Low income62%
Non-low income89%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities85%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

The different student groups are identified by the Illinois State Board of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

All Students69%
Female70%
Male68%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White72%
Low income65%
Non-low income71%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities73%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students68%
Female73%
Male63%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White75%
Low income54%
Non-low income76%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities73%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

The different student groups are identified by the Illinois State Board of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

All Students70%
Female59%
Male76%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Low income52%
Non-low income84%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities84%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students72%
Female82%
Male66%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Low income52%
Non-low income88%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities84%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students80%
Female76%
Male83%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Low income67%
Non-low income92%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities89%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

The different student groups are identified by the Illinois State Board of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

All Students63%
Female56%
Male68%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic55%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Low income57%
Non-low income67%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities74%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students73%
Female81%
Male68%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic55%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Low income50%
Non-low income85%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities82%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

The different student groups are identified by the Illinois State Board of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

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46%
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Math growth at this school

Average

Reading growth at this school

Above average


1 Test scores are based on 2012-13 ISAT results from the state of Illinois.

2 This rating is based on 2012-13 value table growth scores from the state of Illinois.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 59% 51%
Hispanic 17% 24%
Black 11% 18%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 7% 4%
Two or more races 5% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Art teacher(s)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
PE instructor(s)
Foreign languages spoken by school staff Italian
Spanish
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Awards

Academic awards received in the past 3 years
  • Community Schools Grant, Chicago Community Trust Arts Grant
  • featured on 60 Minutes, CNN, the Chicago Tribune, the Sun Times, The Reader, Chicago Parent, Education Weekly and Principal For

Special education / special needs

Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Emotional behavioral disabilities
  • Hearing impairments
  • Multiple disabilities
  • Significant developmental delay
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Speech and language impairments
  • Visual impairments

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Specific academic themes or areas of focus
  • Mathematics
School facilities
  • Garden/Greenhouse
  • Outdoor learning lab

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
Visual arts
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing and written arts
  • Dance
  • Drama

Language learning

Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered
  • Spanish
Foreign languages taught
  • Language Stars
  • Spanish
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • PE instructor(s)
School facilities
  • Garden/Greenhouse
  • Gym

Gifted & talented

Instructional and/or curriculum models used
  • Accelerated credit learning
  • Honors track
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School basics

School start time
  • State pre-k- 8
Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
  • Before school
School Leader's name
  • Cindy A Wulbert

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • Accelerated credit learning
  • Honors track
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

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  • Mathematics
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered

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  • Spanish
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Emotional behavioral disabilities
  • Hearing impairments
  • Multiple disabilities
  • Significant developmental delay
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Speech and language impairments
  • Visual impairments
Foreign languages taught
  • Language Stars
  • Spanish

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Italian
  • Spanish
Transportation options
  • Accessible via public transportation
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Garden/Greenhouse
  • Gym
  • Library
  • Outdoor learning lab
  • Playground
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Flag football
  • Soccer
  • Track
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Soccer
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing arts
  • Dance
  • Drama
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School leaders, update and verify information here.

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  • The nettelhorst community group, jane’s place at nettelhorst, and the local school council.
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  • Nettelhorst will be offering tours of the school the LAST Tuesday of every month, beginning at 9:30 am. The school continues to offer community Story Time and Open Gym Playtime every Tuesday morning. Please see our website www.nettelhorst.org to confirm tour dates, times, and Jane's Place programing. Take a virtual tour of Nettelhorst on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XPZr6BYJSGc. For the whole back-story, check out How to Walk to School: Blueprint of a Neighborhood School Renaissance; www.howtowalktoschool.com
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3252 North Broadway Street
Chicago, IL 60657
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Phone: (773) 534-5810

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