HUNTING RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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1105 W ILLINOIS AVE
PALATINE, IL 60067
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Phone: 847-963-5300
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 9
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium-high
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Kindergarten - 6th Grade
  • District: Palatine Ccsd 15
  • Students/Teacher: 19:1
  • Students/Grade: 95.9
  • Number Students: 671
  • Number Teachers: 70
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 6589
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Number Computers: 100
  • Principal: Ms Terry Sofianos
  • 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 (9 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (5 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-11-15
    "I moved to this area in part because of the reputation of District 15. I'm sorry to say I was thoroughly disappointed with Hunting Ridge. The teaching staff is decent and many of them are talented educators, but the commitment to excellence has diminished greatly primarily due to the administration. The administration has metaphorically tied their hands behind their backs. I have seen the teachers try to help a child progress, and the administration cuts them off at the knees. I have seen teachers nearly brought to tears. The administration is so focused on the financial and statistical bottom lines that the welfare and achievement of the students is negatively impacted. They truly literally outright lie to your face about options. They are more interested in their "scores" than what the students actually learn. The surrounding districts (Schaumburg and Arlington Heights) now surpass District 15. It's a shame to me that such an affluent and well respected district would allow itself to fall so far."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-05-11
    "I love their Gifted class where kids are taught in a multi class environment with lost of group projects. Teachers are experienced ,very knowledgeble and understanding."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2006-05-07
    "There is an average focus on academic programs. There is fair amount of art, music sports and other extracurricular activities provided."
    Former Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2005-06-11
    "I am product of this area's school system, including Hunting Ridge and William Fremd. Emotionally, athletically and scholastically, this system gave me an edge in college that was palpable from my first day and allowed me to out-compete the vast majority of the student body of a tier-one state university. The dedication and caring of the teachers is matchless because the tax base affords the system the opportunity to attract, hire and retain the best. In deciding to attend these schools, you will gift your children an advantage without equal: a love of learning and curiosity about the world. Just stand back and watch them succeed."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2003-08-25
    "I just love this school! The entire staff is wonderful and they really care about the kids and their education. They do many things to keep the parents involved and informed."
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