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2810 School Street
Flossmoor, IL 60422

(708) 647-5400
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June 06, 2015
They don't punish kids for fighting. A student got put in icu(intensive care unit) due to being jumped by a fellow student at this school. There were 0 consequences. This is a common problem among middle schools: lack of consequence. Obviously these students know right from wrong, they're almost in high school. Parker is a terrible establishment. Also, I used the bathroom once and there were so many roaches. It's not clean, they allow students to hospitalize each other, it's not somewhere I would send my kids ever.

- submitted by a community member

March 09, 2015
I am a student at Parker Junior High School and today is March 9, 2014 and it is 10:35 & I just wanted to let whoever is reading this know that this is a terrible place. Don't let your child(ren) suffer/ go through the things I go through.

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December 06, 2012
The educational opportunities at Parker Junior High School are now first rate. All students are appropriately placed in classes to meet their needs from the students requiring special needs to the high performing children. The communication with the parents via Skyward email is stellar and a parent is never waiting long for a response to a question. Also, the new website is outstanding and provides a venue for teachers to post assignments, calendars, teaching sites, etc. Further, while many schools have cut their art programs, PJH has a strong band, orchestra and art program. They also have academic competition activities, such as Science Olympiads. While in every school, especially during the difficult growing years of junior high, there are students that need behavioral attention, Parker does an excellent job of mentoring these students and guiding them in a positive direction. I thrilled iwth the experience we are having at PJH.

- submitted by a parent

June 15, 2012
This school has severely declined since my first daughter attended 7 years ago.The staff are just "phoning it in" at this point. They are overwhelmed with disciplinary actions and are unable to educate those that are there for an education and not for babysitting. I expect to see further decline from this school. The few talented staff are frustrated and looking for other jobs. Need I say more?

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November 09, 2011
My Grandson attended a christian school from age two through sixth grade. He is currently in seventh grade. I was convinced public schools were a complete waste of time and a child could not and would not received a quality education. He is in his first year at Parker and is excelling as usual. I'm impressed with the qulity of education he is still receiving. Park seems to strive for excellence and passes the message on to it's students. This was one of the best moves my daughter-in-law ever made. Sandra Bynum-Holmes

- submitted by a community member

March 23, 2010
Parker Junior High School (PJHS) Is the best! We have school dances to meet new people and to help our verbal skills, we have team meetings to ensure that all students and staff members are happy with the learning criteria, and, we have plenty of after school activities for children to participate in. For Example, There are inter-murals, Band, Orchestra, and Poetry Club! The teachers are Fantastic. The deans are especially nice because they help to resolve school problems and they listen to what people have to say without interfering! I am In 6th grade... so, This is my first year at Parker. Parker consists of 3 grades; 6th, 7th, and 8th. Then you either move to Homewood Flossmoor (HF), or, Bloom Trail. (Unless you move away.) Everyone is excepted at Parker and no one is left behind!

- submitted by a student

April 29, 2009
Parker is PHENOMINAL. The teachers, the quality of education, and also the discipline is..alot at times but it's all for a reason.

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April 14, 2009
My fourth child is at Parker this year and I can't say enough about the quality of her education. The teachers care and are always willing to give extra help if needed. I feel that the district truly prepares them for H-F's rigorous curriculum. Very satisfied!

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January 15, 2009
We currently have our 3rd child attending PJH and it is a terrific school in a great area of the south suburbs. When discipline was not addressed during our oldest childs time there, the adminstration jumped on it and set in place corrective actions. PJH is a winner.

- submitted by a parent

October 15, 2007
This is my daughter's first year and I am very pleased. The children adjust well to the rotating schedule. All teachers are accessible by email which is great. The curriculum and faculty are good. The only thing I am dissatisifed with is the behavior of some of some of the other students. But the faculty addresses any issues immediately.

- submitted by a parent

October 14, 2007
This is my girls first year at Parker and the teachers and principal is excellent. I could not have moved to a better district. I am very pleased with all my girls accomplisments at Parker.

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September 19, 2006
Parker has excellent teachers who seem to really care about their students. There are a variety of extracurricular activities. Parents send their children to this school because they care about their children's education and they show it through their involvement. There are some disciplinary issues but teachers and other facility members appear to have their pulse on the situation which isn't an easy task. I'm not so sure about the rotation schedule this year. It is a bit confusing.

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June 16, 2006
Has many program for students, sports teams, art (gifted program als), music, choir, Student council. guidance counselors, and good media center

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December 17, 2005
I believe that PJH is not designed for all students. The teachers are not accessible at all, and there is a weird rotating class schedule that they implemented this year. Very confusing to the average person.

- submitted by a parent

September 10, 2004
Parker jr high school is a very good school but the students aren't the best ever. But most students are nice. Parker rules.

- submitted by a student
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Parker Junior High School
2810 School Street, Flossmoor, IL  60422
(708) 647-5400
Last modified Parker Junior High School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Parker Junior High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 28 reviews. Top