AKIBA-SCHECHTER JEWISH DAY SCHOOL

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5235 S CORNELL AVE
CHICAGO, IL 60615
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Phone: 773-493-8880
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 0
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: Not Reported
  • Type: Private
  • Grades: Preschool - 8th Grade
  • District:
  • Students/Teacher: 7:1
  • Students/Grade: 14
  • Number Students: 140
  • Number Teachers: 30
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: N/A
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Ms Miriam Schiller
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (23 ratings)
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    School Reviews (23 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-12-30
    "Akiba was denied academic accreditation twice. There are some good teachers but the general atmosphere is one lacking in professionalism. The older grades have very small class sizes due to lack of students and there is a large percentage of students who are children of faculty... unfortunately, this only furthers the lack of professionalism and results in questionable standards. I would strongly urge anyone considering this school to be wary of the glowing reviews - Akiba serves primarily as a school for a few gifted children and many others with behavioral and intellectual challenges. The board of the school has been led by parents with questionable motives."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-06-10
    "While Akiba seems to do a decent job for elementary students, the middle school is seriously lacking. The teachers are of uneven quality and there appears to be little coordination between faculty leaving the middle schoolers foundering under mounds of homework. Year after year, incidents of bullying arise and yet no serviceable anti-bullying curriculum is implemented. Every year, it is as if the administration is dealing with these issues for the first time. Sadly, the weak administration is too shortsighted to see these failings as systematic. It is no wonder that there is a yearly attrition of secular students (who may have more choices among alternative schools) leaving a very small 8th grade class."
    Principal Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-10-24
    "Parents, we welcome your comments and feedback."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-02-08
    "Wow- I'm very surprised that anyone would think that Akiba is not geared towards working with gifted students and helping them reach their full potential. The thing I most love about Akiba is that my gifted child is celebrated and encouraged to excel, both in Secular and Judaic studies. I love that the teachers work with the whole child and celebrate them as individuals. My child never feels out of place for being gifted as I was made to feel. I only wish that I could have attended Akiba as a child."
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-07-22
    "Akiba-Schechter is an amazing school! My children are alumni and the excellent foundation they received at the school prepared them to excel in high school and ultimately to go to fine universities. More importantly, they have retained their love of learning into adulthood."
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