Contact this school

School leader:  Tara Safonia Shelton
1212 South Plymouth Ct
Chicago, IL 60605

School website
Facebook page
(773) 534-8690
(773) 534-8689
Nearby homes for sale

Best known for
"We are best known for diversity."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After, Before
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms, Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students...
More

PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all)
  • Arts
    Band, Choir / Chorus...
  • World languages
    Spanish
More program info

94 reviews

Community review

How would you rate your experience at this school?

5 STARS
21
4 STARS
11
3 STARS
8
2 STARS
15
1 STAR
13

Recent Reviews


Overall:
Submitted by a parent · September 19, 2016
The principal, Shelton, believes in only not having poor performers...great students need not apply. She does not support differentiation in the classroom and believes that all kids should only be at the grade level standard from the common core.... more

Overall:
Submitted by a parent · August 26, 2016
We've been at SLES for several years now and are disappointed with the increasingly negative environment. The school leadership, the principal, in particular is blatantly rude, shows reverse prejudice- treating her African American and Hispanic... more

Teacher effectiveness: Neutral
Submitted by a parent · October 21, 2015
Very few teachers are "great" at this school and the Principal is ineffective is setting the tone for the qualities I wish to see in my child

Develops character: Neutral
Submitted by a parent · October 21, 2015
If the Principle does not embrace character and integrity AND set the expectation for her administration the message will not be received by students.

See all reviews
Need help choosing a school? We can help »

Media Gallery


About this school

South Loop School is a partner with Community Schools which enables the school to offer a 8:00 am early morning drop off program, a springbreak/christmas break program (8am to 2pm), a summer program (8am to 6:00 pm) and an after-school program(2:45pm to 6pm) for working families. Parent involvement is our greatest asset.Contact slsvolunteers@gmail.com for more details on parent participation.

Nearby homes and rentals


Last modified: September 19, 2016
Last modified South Loop Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Top