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School leader:  Troy Anthony Laraviere
1420 West Grace St
Chicago, IL 60613

(773) 534-5750
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  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Arts
    Drama, Poetry, Drawing / Sketching, Painting, Photography
  • Sports
    Cross country, Flag football, Soccer, Cheerleading...
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86 reviews

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Recent Reviews


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Submitted by a parent · April 06, 2016
I am puzzled when I read reviews of the "good old days" at Blaine and its declining performance. That's not what I have seen during the past 9 years. I saw an older, dedicated old-style principal who did a good job replaced by a younger... more

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Submitted by a parent · April 01, 2016
The principal is just out to make a political name for himself, and it's true, once you hit the middle school grades-it's all down hill from there. So happy this is our last year here!

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Submitted by a parent · July 15, 2015
Saw the principal has done another op-ed in the Chicago Tribune. the CPS budget cuts are bad. But maybe he should think about cutting back on the bloated administrative positions: a principal and two vice principals are not required for a school... more

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Submitted by a community member · June 24, 2015
In response to the 6/6 poster: I can't speak to whether there has been a dramatic change at Blaine or not in the past four years since Principal LaRaviere took over. But I can attest the quality of the middle school is substandard -- across the... more

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Last modified: June 3, 2016
Last modified Blaine Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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