LESTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Go back
236 INDIANAPOLIS AVE
DOWNERS GROVE, IL 60515
Visit this school's website
Phone: 630-719-5855
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 9
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Kindergarten - 6th Grade
  • District: Downers Great School District 58
  • Students/Teacher: 20:1
  • Students/Grade: 71.4
  • Number Students: 500
  • Number Teachers: 23
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 6249
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Ms Carin Novak
  • 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 (13 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (11 Reviews)
    Page 1 of 3
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-09-26
    "Lester is a top notch school because of its dedicated teachers, staff and involved families. We have been so pleased for the past five years and are looking forward to the next few years at Lester. Every teacher has been so caring! Communication is great! The PTA is wonderful and there are so many ways to get involved!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-09-11
    "Lester has a great community of caring families and teachers. My children have loved every teacher they have had during their time there."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-09-10
    "I have been a Lester parent for 6 years. The teachers my child has had have been caring and have gone above and beyond to make him a better student. Lester has great parental support. This school has an extremely active PTA , with their fund raising they try to fill the needs of the school that the district can't. Everyone is very welcoming and makes you feel included. I couldn't imagine my kids going anywhere else."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-09-10
    "I have been a Lester parent for five years and each year I am more impressed with the expertise and dedication of the teachers and staff. Our lower elementary teachers are exceptional - integrating technology through our 1:1 ipad program that is truly amazing. And our higher elementary teachers really look to engage the kids and prepare them for middle school. Our PTA is also amazing, providing programs and events to build the Lester community and continually add value to our kids education."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-07-22
    "my kids have been going to Lester for 2yrs, and i must say the teachers are good At teaching, but in denial about bullying, there is a lot of bullying going on, and a lot of denial, about that, there has to be more structure, and listening to bully complaints, also a lot of the mothers group together and exclude others, not very welcoming...."
    Page 1 of 3
    Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2014 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.
    C21 Properties In this Area C21 Offices Serving this Area C21 Agents Serving this Area
    View Agents
    Judy Mendez
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    708.­361.0800
    15812 S. Wolf Road
    Orland Park, IL 60467
    Julianna Pitzele
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    847.­677.1200
    3372 W. Devon
    Lincolnwood, IL 60712
    Karyn Murphy
    CENTURY 21 Pride Realty
    815.­469.4700
    18700 Wolf Road
    Suite 106
    Mokena, IL 60448
    Ligia Porto
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    312.­664.2121
    303 W. Erie St.
    Chicago, IL 60654
    Phyllis Peters
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Teodora Fulea
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    847.­677.1200
    3372 W. Devon
    Lincolnwood, IL 60712
    Kathleen McNaughton-Byrne
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Hassan Dahik
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Robert Gliwa
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    708.­361.0800
    15812 S. Wolf Road
    Orland Park, IL 60467
    Michael Stangel
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    David Herman
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    815.­838.0110
    1215 East 9th Street
    Lockport, IL 60441
    Santiago Torres
    CENTURY 21 Lullo
    630.­543.5640
    16 West Lake Street
    Addison, IL 60101
    Christina Zelaya
    CENTURY 21 Langos & Christian
    847.­228.8762
    701 West Golf Road
    Mount Prospect, IL 60056
    Garry Howell
    CENTURY 21 Lullo
    630.­543.5640
    16 West Lake Street
    Addison, IL 60101
    Cory Botkin
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    630.­257.7100
    1180 State Street
    Lemont, IL 60439
    JAY DOBBS
    CENTURY 21 Galaxy Realty
    708.­430.8200
    6161 West 95th Street
    Oak Lawn, IL 60453
    Donald Shedor
    CENTURY 21 Pride Realty
    815.­469.4700
    18700 Wolf Road
    Suite 106
    Mokena, IL 60448
    Jun Li
    CENTURY 21 S.G.R., Inc.
    312.­326.2121
    1823 S. Michigan Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60616
    Kathleen Marting
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    312.­664.2121
    303 W. Erie St.
    Chicago, IL 60654
    Walter Frazier
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    773.­667.6666
    5200 South Harper Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60615
    Mick Bess
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Cheryl Gelecke
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    708.­361.0800
    15812 S. Wolf Road
    Orland Park, IL 60467
    Doris Rivera
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Alia Kolovic
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    847.­677.1200
    3372 W. Devon
    Lincolnwood, IL 60712