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Schaumburg, IL
Students enrolled: 405

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622 Norwood Lane
Schaumburg, IL 60193

(847) 357-6250
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June 10, 2015
Amazing new principle. Outstanding parental support. Award winning teachers. This school is awesome. It offers regular and dual language experiences for children. Either way, all students have forged a better understanding of each culture. The violin program is top notch, many children branch out to local symphony's. Kids are challenged in a way that they see as fun. We see as an incredible elementary experience! Can't rave enough! Thomas Dooley you set the bar high!

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June 11, 2013
My kids attend the Dual Language/Violin program at Dooley. Both programs are a success. Teachers are great and supportive. Cons: Principal is hard to interact with and micromanages the staff. Neighborhood parents whose kids attend the English only program have animosity towards the Dual Language program which fills 2/3 of their school. Also, very low parent involvement in PTA. Even so, the pros still far outweigh the cons. The Dual Language Teachers are skilled, enthusiastic and very approachable.

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May 17, 2013
We bought a house in district 54 just to send our two daughters to this school and we are glad we did. The dual-language program and Suzuki violin programs are both top notch. The week before starting kindergarten my daughters new teacher and the school principle visited our house to make sure she was ready and find out if we had any questions. Outstanding support, outstanding parent involvement, outstanding leadership equals first rate education. Be warned the taxes in this district are high but if you have children it is an investment that will pay dividends towards their future.

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August 11, 2011
Awesome school. Can not believe that our public education still has the schools like this. We were very fortunate all 6 years here.

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April 06, 2011
My kids have been attending this school for the past 8 years. It is wonderful. I wish that the Magnet program had not moved from Dooley. It was so much better when it was at Dooley. Parent involvement at Dooley is amazing. The staff are top notch. I feel very lucky.

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February 22, 2011
I love this school. The staff is great. Very friendly and great with the kids. I had to move out of district due to financial problems, but will be moving back this year. I look forward to it. If your looking for a top notch school, then Dooley is it. Campanelli elementary is also a very good school.

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February 07, 2010
Children in the Dual Language program at Dooley are immersed in learning English and Japanese, which can be a challenge at times, but the rewards are seen in the later grades. Since the change of principals, Dooley has taken a more effective direction in its dual language program. The Early Instrumental Music (EIM) violin program provides an adequate program for learning violin.

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April 20, 2009
We have been to three other nationally recognized schools and find Dooley the best. The caring and academic atmosphere makes it the best environment for children.

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August 28, 2007
It is an excellent school. Their Japanese bi-lingual class is very unique and fun. Full time Japanese teachers are native Japanese and they teach both Japanese and American program. They also have a violin class, which is probably one of the best in our community. Many families moved to the area only for this school.

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July 01, 2007
Great school. Fantastic teachers. Very caring and flexible. My daughter enjoyed the classes for right from grade 1-3. We will miss this school, unfortunately we are moving.

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December 30, 2005
I love this school! We are moving and this is the only thing that makes we want to stay in the area. The EIM and Dual language program is great.

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Thomas Dooley Elementary School
622 Norwood Lane, Schaumburg, IL  60193
(847) 357-6250
Last modified Thomas Dooley 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.
Thomas Dooley Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 18 reviews. Top