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School leader:  Zoila Garcia
1900 West 23rd Street
Chicago, IL 60608

(773) 535-4590
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Submitted by a community member · March 15, 2012
School is on probation with CPS and needs to improve it's scores. The principal does not seem to care about the community. The playgorund is littered with garbage, gang graffiti is constantly covering the building and the playground equipment. I... more

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Submitted by a community member · April 13, 2010
Whittier is a gem in the Pilsen Community, championing the dual language of Spanish, the home language of most of the students, and English. Research shows that a strong academic foundation in the home language leads to higher functioning in the... more

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Submitted by a parent · October 02, 2008
Whittier is a beacon of light that highlights and nourishes bilingualism. Their dual language model is supportive of students being bilingual and biliterate in both English and Spanish. It is a true gem that has deep community roots created thru... more

Submitted by a parent · October 01, 2008
A small school with a big heart. Very supportive of families. Excellent teachers and a highly committed principal. Dual Language program that has my daughter speaking , reading and writing Spanish and English fluently. Great after school programs... more

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Whittier Elementary School
1900 West 23rd Street, Chicago, IL  60608
(773) 535-4590
Last modified Whittier Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Whittier Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 5 reviews. Top