District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.

Top Rated Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in City Of Chicago School District 299 based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Student Progress

A larger number of schools in this district have students who are making more academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


District Calendar


District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.


Reviews From Schools in City Of Chicago School District 299

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Parent / Guardian
May 18, 2024
My daughter has attended Fernwood elementary school since kindergarten. Definitely was never my choice of school but her mom went there and insisted my daughter goes there. The principal Towner thinks... More
Parent / Guardian
May 16, 2024
This school is the best place for teachers and staff to work and enjoy in their life, as they can take out all their frustrations on these well-testes students and still students work hard and do... More
Parent / Guardian
May 14, 2024
We have been a Coonley family since 2015. We will not be returning next year. The culture at this school has gone down considerably since the new administration took over. What was once a supportive... More
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