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Do you feel this school develops honesty, integrity, and fairness in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops compassion, caring, and empathy in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Too much (1 response)
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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Michael Collins Elementary School 5

Posted January 28, 2016
- a parent
Great school. Great teaches. Great programs/clubs (including a zoo!). Very impressed with this school, and happy that my children can attend.

Michael Collins Elementary School 5

Posted October 09, 2013
- a parent
Amazing staff and environment. Students and parents alike are happy. Enjoy the multi age program...and loved the preschool


Michael Collins Elementary School 5

Posted September 24, 2013
- a parent
The school environment at Collins is one of both caring and professionalism. The new principal is very hands-on and communicates effectively with parents. Teachers have positive attitudes and the learning environment is structured to allow for differentiation. At first, I was a little nervous about the split grades (classrooms are all 1st/2nd, 3rd/4th, and 5th/6th splits) but they have it well-organized and I can see the advantages (promotes differentiation, fewer discipline problems...) Overall, a great school!

Michael Collins Elementary School 2

Posted May 25, 2011
- a parent
I have had children at Michael Collins Elementary for over a decade. While the newer principal is trying to raise the "scores", the community involvement has taken a back seat. If the principal took the time to look back in the past to see why Collins was the NUMBER 1 school, she would find it was COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT. Parents that care have children that succeed! However, this school has become more of a closed door involvement school. Newer office staff does not recognize the importance of a smile goes a long way, the teachers are given "my way or the highway" parameters to deal with, and MANY of the great teachers have chosen the highway. Unfortunately, many of the teachers and staff who KNEW Collins school and the family/children by name, when they saw them, are no longer there. It is a cold learning environment that is sinking quickly on the District 54 list. It makes everyone sad to watch this, but, our super, Mr. Rafferty does not listen to John Q. Public.

Michael Collins Elementary School 3

Posted May 03, 2010
- a parent
Teachers shall involve more in Advanced circulum to boost student individuality. Just concentaring only on ISAT. I request is to concentrate on MAP and CAT which are mostly towards the students betterment.


Michael Collins Elementary School 4

Posted February 10, 2006
- a parent
So far this has been a great school for my son, they have unique teaching methods and allow the kids to use there imaginations. He visits other classes and is very excited about being in those classes in the future.

Michael Collins Elementary School 5

Posted July 04, 2005
- a parent
This school is very passionate when it comes to teaching children. The staff cares and makes sure the children are learning their stuff. Constant connection with the parents is there and the level of learning is of acceptable quality. The neighborhood is very lucky to have this school for their children. Thank you. -Samuel and Silvia Cruz

Michael Collins Elementary School 5

Posted November 28, 2003
- a parent
This is a wonderful school. Not only is my son attending here, but my husband attended this school when he was in elementry school. Some of the same teachers are still there and as wonderful as my husband remembers them. He says some of his great teaching experiences where with Mrs. Kirch who made learning fun. My son agrees.

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Michael Collins Elementary School
407 Summit Drive, Schaumburg, IL  60193
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 18 reviews. (847) 357-6100
Last modified Michael Collins Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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