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School leader:  Dr. Jennifer B Gendel
235 Beech Dr
Glenview, IL 60025

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BASIC INFORMATION

  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students
  • Coed / Single gender
    Coed
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Arts
    Band, Choir / Chorus, Orchestra
  • World languages
    Spanish
  • Sports
    Basketball, Track, Volleyball
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Teacher effectiveness: Disagree
Submitted by a parent · May 05, 2016
Some are great but some are awful! And the awful ones make it hard to score this well. The school board and administration is firing at least one highly qualified teacher each year, to avoid any more tenure and to cut costs. It's sad to see the... more

Amount of homework: Disagree
Submitted by a parent · May 05, 2016
There is a lack of awareness of appropriate homework levels. Early grades have 1-2 hours of homework a night, if you do everything that's expected. Upper grades have 3-4 hours of homework a night. And that's all through fifth grade! Once they hit... more

Develops character: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · May 05, 2016
No. They keep attempting to create a "class" for this each week, however this class is worthless. The students are bullied and belittled by other students, so they certainly don't see school as being fair or honest. Until the school fully revamps... more

Amount of homework: Agree
Submitted by a parent · April 30, 2016
I hear the upper grades are more rigorous, but in the lower grades, there is a very reasonable amount of home assignments- 15 minutes of reading and a monthly calendar of simple activities, and occasional math worksheets. If a student doesn't... more

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Last modified: June 6, 2016
Last modified Avoca West Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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