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K-5
Public district
Wheaton, IL
Students enrolled: 358
 

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119 South Woodlawn Street
Wheaton, IL 60187

(630) 682-2055
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Map of Emerson Elementary School address.
May 28, 2013
My grandson is finishing Kindergarten with Ms. Aggard at Emerson Elementary in Wheaton. He enjoyed going to school every day; she is very sweet and patient. This school is organized and encourages social interaction. I am glad that he will be attending this school next fall.

- submitted by a community member
no rating October 26, 2009
My son loves this school and that's enough for me and Mrs Carlson is wonderful.This is Wheaton's best kept secret.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 24, 2009
The family atmosphere is wonderful. What an awesome community of parents and teachers we have. Everyone pitches in to help out where needed.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 21, 2009
Emerson has a great community!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 21, 2009
I wish every school was like Emerson. From the faculty, the students, and parental involvement, the Emerson community feels like an extended family.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 21, 2009
Emerson is such a wonderful elementary school because we have the most dedicated staff and caring parents!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 21, 2009
I work with the most amazing staff, parents and students! Emerson School is a hidden treasure, and I am proud to be associated with such a fine community of learners!

- submitted by a community member
no rating September 21, 2009
Emerson has the best teachers and most supportive families! We love it!!!

- submitted by a parent
September 20, 2009
Emerson Elementary is the very best community-based school in so many ways. The teachers are just like family; their is laughter, commaraderie and celebration each day school is in session. I love to be a volunteer for this school and would greatly appreciate Care2 granting us an opportunity. Thank you!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 20, 2009
The teachers are very personable. They really care about each child. It's a smaller school so it's easy to get to know the other kids and their families.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 20, 2009
It's a great school because they have good people working with our kids, for the programs and the curriculum.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 19, 2009
Emerson has the best parent support of any school I've known.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 19, 2009
We are a new family to Emerson and the warmth and welcoming has been wonderful. The teachers are first-rate. We have four children and have moved quite a bit due to my husband's occupation. Emerson far outshines any school my children have attended, I only wish all my children could have been at this school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 19, 2009
Emerson is a small community school where we as parents have each other to count on. We work together to be able to provide our children with a great education. Parents are extremely involved and work hand in hand with the teachers to provide consistency between school and home. We have amazing dedicated teachers that put their all into teaching our children. I couldn't ask for more in a school!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 19, 2009
Emerson has a great special ed program. Jennifer Hoffendorf is amazing

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 18, 2009
Emerson is the hidden treasure - wonderful teachers, staff, parents and most importantly, the children!

- submitted by a parent
September 18, 2009
We have an amazing group of teachers and students, we are the only school within the district where all the kids can walk to school! We have a great group of parents who are proud to support our kids and school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 18, 2009
I love the school because it is a neighborhood school where the teachers, kids and parents are all part of the neighborhood. I think that leads to a more caring enviroment along with a safer more comfortable atmosphere for the kids to learn in.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 18, 2009
Wonderful staff!!! Really care about our children.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 18, 2009
It's a great neighborhood school,with a great faculty, and great kids.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 18, 2009
E xcellent education! M any great friends! E very teacher is worth bragging about! R uns like a well oiled machine! S uch involved parents! O nly elementary school I'd send my kids to! N eighborhood school-it's the best!!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 18, 2009
It's a wonderful neighborhood school with teachers and staff that truly care about the students and the community in which they live.

- submitted by a parent
September 18, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating August 16, 2008
This is a great scool and I am very happy with all of the teachers .

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August 16, 2008
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June 10, 2008
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- submitted by a student
no rating March 18, 2008
Emerson has the potential to be a great school if your child fits the 'norm.' If you have been blessed, like I have, with a child that does NOT fit the 'norm' then Emerson can be a place of frustration and disappointment. My husband and I moved our family to Wheaton because of the rave reviews we'd heard about the schools and community. We have yet to experience that hometown feel everyone talks about or that sense of above and beyond in the school system. Our first son excels in the Emerson environment, our second has found some challenges within the 'excellent' system and we have felt persecuted and harassed. If you have children that excel in the school system and don't need extra help this is the school for you. If your child needs a little extra help....keep looking...you won't find it here. I know we are....

- submitted by a parent
November 10, 2007
After 13 straight years at this school, my family will be graduating our youngest child this year. The quality of education that my children have received at Emerson has well prepared them for Middle and High School. This is truly a 'hometown' school, with quality teachers, administration and resources. After listening to friends in other districts complain about the (lack of) quality of their children's education (from the comfort of their million dollar homes), I am so happy that my husband and I chose to purchase a modest home in district 200 in order to provide our children with a superior, well rounded education. Thank you Emerson for helping to shape my children into wonderful individuals.

- submitted by a parent
January 25, 2007
EMERSON ROCKS...my oldest went all six years here. I currently have a 3rd grader and Kindergarten student at Emerson. My wife and I chose Wheaton for it's strong schools and community and we could not be happier. Dan Bostrom, the Principal is a wonderful person, who has taken the time to get to know my family over the years. We have had one bad experience with a teacher that we felt was a little 'out of touch', but the good Mrs. Mater, Mrs. Carlson, Mrs. Iverson, Mrs. Macy, Mrs. Simcox, Ms. Squillo, and Mr. Gabriele have been unbelievably great. They have been progressive in their approach to education and have a firm belief that kids can handle more than we have traditionally given them credit for. They have been caring, supportive, responsive, and imaginative in our experience. My son still goes back to visit Mrs. Iverson!! GREAT SCHOOL !!

- submitted by a parent
May 28, 2005
This school has quality teachers; not all are outgoing, but the majority have invested a good portion of their teaching career at Emerson. The principal is available whenever you want to talk to him. Band, orchestra and chorus are available. I have 2 children at this school; one leaving at the end of this school year for middle school and another entering kindergarten in the fall. Finding another school with a similar small town feeling, with the offerings of a suburban school systme would be difficult to find.

- submitted by a parent
no rating February 23, 2005
Vey happy to have the BASP program, but the staff could be friendlier. My daughter's teacher isn't the best, not very talkative or outgoing, but I know my kid is learning. Haven't met the principal once in the whole year.

- submitted by a parent
August 14, 2004
I think Emerson is wonderful. Excellent teachers and a great principal. I really appreciate the after school program (BASP). I have two children there and I will be sorry when it's time for them to leave.

- submitted by a parent
April 18, 2004
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Emerson Elementary School
119 South Woodlawn Street, Wheaton, IL  60187
(630) 682-2055
Last modified Emerson Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Emerson Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 33 reviews. Top