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PK-8
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Chicago, IL
Students enrolled: 355

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4416 North Troy Street
Chicago, IL 60625

(773) 534-0590
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September 09, 2013
Concerned parent, I just moved into the area and have tried calling the main office and no one replies this is the first time by the way I have older children that have attended schools and the attendants at the main office would respond briefly to the phones by pressing 0 not going towards voicemail. This school should be reputed by the complaints here to the better business bureau.

- submitted by a parent
August 18, 2013
I used to work here. Personal vendettas are the principal's priority. If you voice that you do not agree with him, he targets to make your life miserable. He micromanages everything and staff does not have liberty to make professional decisions about curriculum. He writes people up for crazy things too! I think the principal is mentally unstable and don't understand how he still has a job there.

- submitted by a community member
June 16, 2012
Terrible principal. His first priority is to display power and help his friends. No regard for quality of education, parental concerns, keeping good teachers, or what should be the top priority -- the students.

- submitted by a parent
June 07, 2012
I have a child in special education who has now has his teacher switched twice in the last two years. There is a culture of laziness supported by the principal and a complete disregard for the needs of special education students. The principal clearly values his friendships with the staff more than the needs of the students. In addition, the principal has taken special needs supplies out of the room and has required the special education students to take on additional students, not part of their program. When I tried to contact him about why my son's teacher was being replaced, he told me "it was not subject to discussion." He has also gone on vendettas, abusing his power, to ensure that the replaced teachers cannot find work. Bottom line: the students well-being and education, especially the special education students, are not a priority at this school and I think that the principal is a little mentally imbalanced, or at least on a power trip. Stay away!

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North River Elementary School
4416 North Troy Street, Chicago, IL  60625
(773) 534-0590
Last modified North River Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
North River Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 8 reviews. Top