Not enough information at this time to comment. Personally, I think the school could be more involved in the community and provide students with the opportunity of performing community service, without it being a requirement for graduation.
The school's approach is focused on attaining the elusive +1 level 1 status. This is a fine goal to have, but the students require an outlet of energy too. There are no sport programs in the school, the school teachers are diverse, the students are not, and sometimes the communication is slow, if at all, and not sure how safe the area is. Have seen adults gambling and hanging out on school property at different times of the day. Granted if the administration improved its communication with parents, addressed the safety concerns, and fought for sport activities as some of these highly rated schools i.e. Andrew Jackson and Skinner West, Frazier International would indeed become +1 level status school they are chasing.
Frazier International Magnet An International Baccalaureate (IB) school. Frazier a non-selective enrollment school serves 268 students in grades K-8, Frazier opened in 2007 to replace the failing E. Franklin Frazier elementary. In their first year, 62.5% of Frazier International students met or exceeded state standards. In just three years, Frazier was honored by Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn with a state proclamation for becoming Chicago s first 90/90/90 school in 2010, 2011 and 2012 nearly 100% of the students are members of a minority group, nearly 100% receive free or reduced lunch, and 95% met or exceeded state standards. Frazier International An Illinois Academic Improvement School for 2010, An Illinois Spotlight School in 2011 and 2012. The only Magnet school in the state of Illinois to receive the Magnet School of Excellence Award for 2013. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recognized Frazier International Magnet School, a Chicago Public Schools magnet on the west side of Chicago, as a top school nationally. Frazier International Magnet School,National Blue Ribbon Schools winner 2013.
My name is Patricia Smith. I graduated June of 1981 from here. I played volleyball from 4th to 8th grade. I loved this school. We had an awesome school song about Frazier after graduation. Thanks to the music teacher Mrs? Blyzirfer.
FRAZIER IS A GREAT SCHOOL.MY SON HAS ATTENDED FRAZIER SINCE THE THIRD GRADE,HE IS DOING WONDERFUL..THE SCHOOL IS CURRENTLY UNDER NEW LEADERSHIP,HOWEVER THE TORCH HAS BEEN PASSED TO A GREAT LEADER.HE IS PARENT FRIENDLY,UNDERSTANDS THE SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL PROBLEMS THAT THE STUDENTS COME TO SCHOOL WITH ON A DAILY BASIS,AND OFFER EXTRA HELP FOR THOSE STUDENTS THAT NEED THAT EXTRA HELP TO ADVANCE ACADEMICALLY.
My daughter just started Kindergarten at Frazier and she LOVES it. I am amazed with how much she has learned in only a month and a half. She entered Kindergarten unable to read and already she is reading sentences. Her math skills have also grown tremendously. Since it is such a small school, I feel like, as a parent, my voice really matters and the principal actually listens to parents' suggestions. Students have consistent access to computers and other interactive technology. My daughter especially loves Spanish and art class. Class sizes cap off at 25 in every grade, so students get all the attention they need. If you are looking for a school with very strong academics, where your child will not be lost in a crowd, I highly recommend applying for Frazier International.