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School leader:  Dr. Jean LeBlanc
8901 North Ozanam Ave
Niles, IL 60714

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(847) 965-0050
(847) 965-7630
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"Nelson 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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14 reviews

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Recent Reviews


Overall:
Submitted by a parent · September 26, 2014
This school is definitely one of the best ones in the area. The teachers and staff go out of the way to help any students. The work they do is very good, helpful, and creative. The students at this school always come home with a smile on their... more

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Submitted by a parent · November 17, 2013
This school is HORRIBLE!!! The teachers are careless, lazy, and pick on students who actually want to learn. No teacher in this school can breakdown their own curriculum. My child only brings home worksheets. when I ask him what did you learn... more

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Submitted by a parent · June 21, 2013
We have our Son attending Nelson School since first year ,We loved the teachers and in pertecular Miss Danna Prunot , she is not just a teacher ,she was educator and engineered our sons future love to school , because of her we let our son stay... more

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Submitted by a parent · February 23, 2013
This school used to be well received but no longer. It lost its state certification and rightly so because of its low teaching standards. Classes are overcrowded and at least one teacher spells worse than said teacher's students...and doesn't know... more

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About this school

Nelson serves more than 580 K-6th graders living in Niles and Morton Grove. One of East Maine District 63's seven schools, it supports academic, social, emotional, and physical growth. Nelson students attend D63's Gemini Junior High and then Maine East High School. At Nelson, 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 V H Nelson Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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