Students enrolled 540
School leader Daniel Joseph Redmond

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8445 South Kolin Avenue
Chicago, IL 60652

(773) 535-2322
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5 stars
Based on 8 ratings

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August 28, 2014
Last year was my son's first year at Durkin for sixth grade. I must say I was very impressed with the faculty and the staff. The teachers are great! My son transferred from St. Bede School and I realized the kids at Durkin were a lot more advanced. I wish I would have sent him here from Kindergarten. I wasted so much money all these years. I would definitely recommend this school!!

- submitted by a parent
June 28, 2013
My daughter just finished Kindergarten this year and is already reading a 3 chapter book! She loves the school, didn't want to miss any days. I like it myself, and the new cafeteria in the new building looks great! It also has a STRICT rule against bullying and that was one of the things I was worried about... I would strongly recommend Durkin Park.

- submitted by a parent
January 20, 2013
This school is a great place to take your child. It also has great teachers working they care about our children.

- submitted by a parent
January 18, 2013
the only downside is the building is poor and not fit to be a school!the kids are very well behaved and are very helpful and understanding!this school is in a middle class community which is very nice a well kept up!

- submitted by a teacher
April 20, 2011
My son has attended this Durkin for 2 years and he's learned so much. They do give the little one homework enough to learn. Since this school is small most of the staff knows all the children and that makes it even better because this way they know what their students needs are. The teachers make sure the children understand and make them use their critical thinking. By first grade all the kids are reading good. They only lack a library and bigger lunch rooms. They still need a couple other important rooms in a school. But academically they are outsatnding.

- submitted by a parent
September 15, 2008
I believe that parents along with teachers is what makes a school great, as far as i am concerned Durkin Park is a great school, if you are involved in your childs education, what the school looks like does not affect the learning process. My children are honor roll student and have been for the 3yrs that they have attended. The teachers are great and the Principal is outstanding.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 12, 2008
i am not happy with the school very poor ,in disiplen and academic no good security for children or teachers and not clean school

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June 11, 2008
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February 16, 2008
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Durkin Park Elementary School
8445 South Kolin Avenue, Chicago, IL  60652
(773) 535-2322
Last modified Durkin Park Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Durkin Park Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 9 reviews. Top