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School leader:  Mr. Aaron Roberson
10100 Dee Rd
Des Plaines, IL 60016

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(847) 493-8402
(847) 827-1785
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"Apolloi supports each student's unique pathway to success."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
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13 reviews

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Recent Reviews


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Submitted by a parent · September 10, 2014
I have had my 5 children in school district almost their whole childhood. Grant it there have been a few teachers in the past that did not adapt to the times and seemed to have been waiting for tenure. However my children have overall had such a... more

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Submitted by a parent · April 08, 2014
My child has attended this school since pre-school and every year I grow more and more disappointed. The staff is just collecting tenure. They don't invest any time in the students and always claim they have too many students to do this, that, and... more

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Submitted by a parent · January 23, 2014
This is school is disappointment . I graduated at this dristrict and love this area that's why we moved back here thinking our kids will do better but I did not see any improvement . The principal and assistant principal are useless and did not... more

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Submitted by a parent · August 05, 2013
This school is a joke! The Staff is rude and clueless. They have no after school activities nor do they have any sports. They keep switching principals every year! The staff is always loosing paper work and then blaming the kid. I do not... more

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About this school

Apollo serves more than 600 PreK-6th graders living in unincorporated Des Plaines. One of East Maine District 63's seven schools, it supports academic, social, emotional, and physical growth. Apollo students attend D63's Gemini Junior High and then Maine East High School. At Apollo, we celebrate diversity and focus on the whole child. Our educators care deeply about helping students succeed; we provide rigorous, differentiated instruction based on the Common Core State Standards.

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Last modified: November 22, 2016
Last modified Apollo Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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