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PK-5
Public district
Stickney, IL
Students enrolled: 320
 

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4100 Scoville Avenue
Stickney, IL 60402

(708) 783-4400
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November 23, 2014
Edison in Stickney is a great school! The principal is very nice and does a good job BUT- who gives tardys and detentions to kindergarten children who are a few seconds late ??? A lot of times you have to wait until everyone else's child is let out of the car before it's your turn to let your child out? So who is running late??? I never heard of anything so ridiculous! A concerned Grandparent!

- submitted by a community member

October 08, 2014
The principal/teachers/staff really care about the students. They work with kids from many different ethnic backgrounds as well as rates of learning. Those that exceed expectations get to participate in the Think program, which allows them to learn using different thought processes. Our son has had the opportunity to be in Think for 3 years now. We are very involved in our sons education and partake in the majority of the events offered at Edison and SD103. Teaching is not just at schools, parents also need to take part in their child's education. Dr. Bernard makes that a very easy process.

- submitted by a parent

October 28, 2013
This school is a very friendly place to be. Our students are happy to be here & love to learn!! They really demonstrate our school motto: Be respectful, be responsible, & give best effort. We have been a Spotlight School in Illinois for the past several years. The dedication of our teachers & the hard work of our students really shines through with the fantastic ISAT scores that we have achieved over the last several years!! It's a great place to be!!

- submitted by a teacher

October 25, 2013
Edison school is a wonderful place to work. The staff, students, and parents are like family. Our teachers work hard and always have our students best interests at hand. Dr. Bernard works very hard to have an atmosphere of learning and respect.

- submitted by a teacher

October 25, 2013
I am constantly amazed at the community environment seen throughout Edison School. We are more than a school, but a community and family. Staff works together to help meet the needs of all of our students. You often see teachers staying after school willingly to help their students, as well as at extra-curricular activities to show their support and interest. Parents and other community members are welcome volunteers at our school, and can been seen spending time with students to help them succeed. Students are kind to one another and come to school ready to learn. Great things come from the students at Edison School because of the positive supports surrounding them. It truly is a community school and a thriving one at that!

- submitted by a teacher

October 24, 2013
Edison school is a great place to learn. The teachers and students work hard to meet the demands of Common Core State Standards. When you walk into the school it is a very welcoming feeling. We have a number of community and parent volunteers that come to school and work with individual students. It is truly a community school supported by many stakeholders. Communication between parents and teachers is very important. Both teachers and parents don't hesitate to communicate with each other via phone calls, notes, and e-mails. Students and safety are the number one priority.

- submitted by a teacher
no rating
May 01, 2010
Great School with a great staff that puts the kids needs first.

- submitted by a community member
no rating
April 30, 2010
Edison is a great place to learn with qualified staff that care about the students and their families.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
April 30, 2010
Edison is a great place to be. It's a welcoming place where everyone works hard to be the best.

- submitted by a teacher
no rating
April 30, 2010
Edison is a great school-- Teachers, staff and Principal are always willing to go the extra mile to help the kids and their families-- with a smile on their face. Edison is the best!

- submitted by a parent
no rating
April 30, 2010
Great principals, great staff and great kids

- submitted by a parent
no rating
April 30, 2010
teamwork and everyone looks out for the students best interests

- submitted by a teacher
no rating
April 29, 2010
It is a great school ran by a great principal who dedicates her whole life to this school.

- submitted by a parent

September 29, 2009
I have had been a substitute teacher at Edison School numerous times. I feel most of the children who attend this school are well behaved, however they few who misbehaved were basically rewarded from the principal. I feel the school could be great if the principal stepped up and took charge of the school.

- submitted by a teacher

September 28, 2009
The best thing about Edison school is the teachers. My son has had some fabulous and some not so fabulous teachers the last 3 years. Unfortunately the grounds are run down, the buidling smells awful, and appears very aged. They definately need a major overhaul the the building.

- submitted by a teacher
no rating
September 21, 2009
I love edison not only because I work there but, because I went to school there and my kids went and are attending there now. It's like home away from home. A big family!!!

- submitted by a parent

September 20, 2009
Great ISAT scores. However, this school spends entirely too much time worrying about ISATs and not enough time on properly educating the children. They leave the school knowing very little regarding science, social studies and other subjects.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
September 16, 2009
The teachers, staff, principal are great! It's like a large community family. We always feel so welcome and cared about.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
September 16, 2009
Jan Bernard is a great example of an exceptional principle who cares about kids and preparing them for life. Not an easy job. I am proud of her and all of the teachers who teach and care for our kids.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
September 11, 2008
Edison has a very diverse environment and my kids love their peers, teachers, and principal. The staff is very attentive because the children are their number one concern.

- submitted by a parent

September 09, 2008
I would have to disagree with the previous comments regarding the children's behavior...I think that as a parent our goal is not to move out of neighborhoods or choose 'better' schools to work at because the childrens are 'misbehaving'. Our duty as adults is to educate our youth. I would rather have a child misbehave and correct them, than a child that doesn't speak or interact and shoots up an entire school... Edison is a good school, with good teachers, caring staff, dedicated parents and smart students. Study this formula: Parent involvement+Teacher involvement=Better educated and Well-mannered children.

- submitted by a parent

January 04, 2006
I taught as a substitute at this school several years ago. The children were very ill-mannered and no respect for teachers at all. I did not return because it was one of the worst schools I ever worked for. The principal coddled the students and did not support the staff.

- submitted by a teacher

May 03, 2005
This school is terrible, as is evidenced in their test scores. The children graduate from 5th grade and are unable to educationally compete with their peers in neighboring districts. The lack of funds available coupled with lack of direction from the principal and superindendant makes for a complete waste of time. The education my child received here wasnt even as good as she could have received at in the CPS System where at least they have magnet schools. Rather than send my gifted younger child here, I am selling my house and moving to an area populated by more intelligent life forms. -Stephanie Cejka

- submitted by a parent

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Edison Elementary School
4100 Scoville Avenue, Stickney, IL  60402
(708) 783-4400
Last modified Edison Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Edison Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 25 reviews. Top