GILLESPIE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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9301 S STATE ST
CHICAGO, IL 60619
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Phone: 773-535-5065
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 2
  • Educational Climate: Below Average
  • Technology Measure: High
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Preschool - 8th Grade
  • District: City Of Chicago Sd 299
  • Students/Teacher: 16:1
  • Students/Grade: 55
  • Number Students: 550
  • Number Teachers: 35
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 6463
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Number Computers: 100
  • Principal: Dr Michelle Willis
  • 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 (22 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (19 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-03-22
    "Gillespie is a great school thus far very pleased with the staff administration to the teachers. My son is currently in Pre-K full time and he is receiving a quality education wit the advance technology, hands on activities, reinforcement of proper behavior, and constant encouragement, and I love the communication between teachers and parents. I do see majority of staff encouraging good behavior and keeping the kids safe before, during, and after school with helping children stay away from various public establishments, helping them cross the streets safely, fun and encouraging activities throughout the month. I was surprised at the parent turnout. Great job to principal willis and the Pre K teachers Ms. Brothers and Cooperwood. Adminstration staff Ms. Sanders and the other lady (forgot her name)."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-02-24
    "I love Gillespie School. One of the reasons I was comfortable moving my family to this area is because I heard a lot of good things about what was going at Gillespie. The teachers are very caring and there are lots of programs after-school and on the weekends to keep the kids in a constant state of learning while having fun."
    Teacher Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-02-13
    "Gillespie Technology Magnet Cluster School is an awesome school with hardworking teachers, dedicated to ensure student sucess!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-02-13
    "Excellent neighborhood school with an emphasis on STEM. Teachers, principal and staff are caring and concerned. Lots of extracurricular activities enhance the education process."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-02-13
    "My son recently transferred to gillespie from a so called "good" school. After getting adjusted to the new surroundings, his grades and behavior greatly improved and he was one grade shy from being included on the honor roll. Gillespie does a lot with the limited funds that they receive and the teaching staff seems patient and dedicated. I would recommend gillespie to anyone looking for a school for their children."
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