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School leader:  Mrs. Kimberly Lisanby-Barber
800 North Richards St
Spring Valley, IL 61362

(815) 664-4601
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Submitted by a parent · November 27, 2016
If you have a child going to JFK, get them out now! My child went there for years and was bullied constantly coming home in tears most days. Kim Barber is a joke of a principal and Superintendent Jim Hermes is about as bad as Kim. Not only was my... more

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · November 27, 2016
Teachers at JFK can't take care of their own personal lives and often come to school and take it out on the children. I can't name one decent teacher at JFK, not one.

Handles bullying effectively: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · November 27, 2016
Not a chance. This school promotes bullying and the teachers let it happen. Imagine if you will having your child isolated away from the class by sitting in the hallway all day while other children walk by and make fun of them, call them names and... more

Supports LD students: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · November 27, 2016
Worst school I have seen in this department. Their IEP processes is worthless and is a revolving door of "people in charge". JFK's policy is to isolate those children with learning differences, whether be putting them in the office all day, or in... more

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Last modified: November 27, 2016
Last modified John F Kennedy Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades 2-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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