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Chicago, IL
Students enrolled: 978

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2728 South Kostner Avenue
Chicago, IL 60623

(773) 534-1390
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June 05, 2014
I only have like 50 words to say about this school. It's like totes extremely annoyingly ratchet!!

- submitted by a community member

August 25, 2013
I honestly think this school is great. Probably the best school around here. The teachers are nice and very helpful and are usually ready to help you. The kids there are also great. No one seems to have problems with one another. Everybody talks to each other. May not be the best, but is a great school.

- submitted by a community member

June 20, 2013
This is one of the better performing schools in the area. Doesn't have much of a gang problem. As to the teachers, pretty much hit or miss. Theres some good ones but a lot you can tell they're just there to get paid. It has ALWAYS been difficult to talk to the principal. You would never see the principal outside of school functions- they are always secluded in their office. This was definitely not the case for the high school I went to where the principal would often greet students at the door and be able to talk to the students or parents' concerns. In general any person at the office is the worst! They have zero customer service skills and treat parents badly! Trust me there is a lot of angry parents at this school.

- submitted by a parent

October 03, 2009
My brothers will be going there for at least 5-6 more years. It's one of the better schools in the area!

- submitted by a community member
no rating
September 08, 2009
Zapata is to aggressive on the home work. They go over board on that. Not to mention the ditto teachers. All they do is make copies and give to the students. You wonder why the scores are so low. What a disgrace..

- submitted by a parent

January 28, 2009
The students are great! The teachers have taught them well. Very organized school.

- submitted by a student

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Zapata Elementary Academy
2728 South Kostner Avenue, Chicago, IL  60623
(773) 534-1390
Last modified Zapata Elementary Academy is a Public school that serves grades PK-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Zapata Elementary Academy Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 7 reviews. Top