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Medinah, IL
Students enrolled: 229

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Medinah Road
Medinah, IL 60157

(630) 529-6105
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December 04, 2014
Best school my kids go here. We lived in Elmhurst before we moved to area.

- submitted by a parent

August 22, 2013
Great staff and very friently approach on a daily life at school. The teachers are very welcoming for all questions to answer and very eager to help.

- submitted by a parent

August 09, 2013
My kids both attended 3rd and 4th grade. The school has changed to better meet the needs of the students with the gifted program that wasn't in place when my first child attended. The curriculum has improved and enrichment classes offered, but it still left my kids bored and seeking more academically. The teachers in the district were a hit and miss - no consistency. Some were fantastic, caring, motivating, and a true blessing. Others were just a nightmare. No communication, no compassion, empathy. It was as if they taught from a lesson plan and never got to know the kids, cared to know the kids or understood kids on any level. I even had one blatantly lying to me half the time. Knowing my children spend 7+ hours, I'd like to believe that they would spend that time with someone who cares and understands children and want to teach them rather than teach to have summers off. I am glad to finally be done with this school district.

- submitted by a parent

August 29, 2010
I have to say that I cannot disagree MORE with the previous two reviews. My children have been attending MIS since 2005 and my youngest, who IS gifted has definitely been challenged to work to her full potential. True, the school doesn't label anyone - who cares? Does my kid need to wear a badge screaming I'm gifted and you are not? No. She was given advanced math and reading assignments to keep her moving forward and maintain her interest. Perhaps the poster's child wasn't as gifted or talented as they believed? As for homework, frequently all of the homework is assigned on one day and the children have a week to complete it as it fits into their schedule which I personally appreciated considering all children have different after school activity schedules. The purpose of homework is to reinforce new concepts so it may not be needed daily.

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September 12, 2007
My child has attended this school for almost 3 years now. The principle is great and the staff really does care about their students. However, I don't feel my student is being challened enough - homework once or twice a week? I think they should do more to challange the kids and understand them rather than just treat them all the same. I would rather see him at his other school where they were treated more than just a test score.

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August 20, 2004
Medinah Intermediate's physical plant has improved greatly over the past few years. The principal is a dedicated individual who truly cares about the students as individuals. A cause for concern is the large teacher turnover that MIS continues to experience each year. MIS' special eduation program is wonderful, however it's ability to meet the needs of gifted or even talented children is limited. This is due in large part to MIS' reluctance to 'label' children by grouping them according to their abilities. All in all, just a mediocre school & curriculum in a district with a very high per pupil expenditure. Those with gifted or talented children should look elsewhere.

- submitted by a parent

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Medinah Intermediate School
Medinah Road, Medinah, IL  60157
(630) 529-6105
Last modified Medinah Intermediate School is a Public school that serves grades 3-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Medinah Intermediate School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 6 reviews. Top