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Decatur Classical Elementary School Overview

7030 North Sacramento Ave, Chicago, IL 60645 , Tel: +1 (773) 534-2201 City Of Chicago School District 299
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    Type: Public Elementary School
    Grades: K-6
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Decatur Classical Elementary School Ratings & Reviews

June 24, 2017 Submitted by a parent
My son loves Decatur. I was worried about it being a pressure cooker and the amount of art and music education. Decatur has art, music, dance, technology, and they teach Latin. They seem to be very good at using the resources they have, which can be limited as a Chicago Public School.
November 24, 2016 Submitted by a community member
I learned many different things here and was able to participate in many promising activities such as the history fair or the jog a thon but there were times where I felt the staff didn't know an appropriate way to handle certain situations and tended to overreact sometimes.
January 12, 2015 Submitted by a community member
I went to Decatur from 1-6th grade (2008- 2014) and it was amazing. You will (most likely) never feel left out because there are only 30 or 60 kids in your whole grade depending on the year you get in. My class had so many inside jokes and it was great. All the teachers are good and they teach Latin which I find a great and easy language. The work is hard like other reviewers said but what do you expect from a gifted school. There are a few after school activities and parties with a nice graduation. I don't know how it is going to be for class of 2015 but class of 2014, 13 and 12 went to Maggiano's for a fee of around 30$. I can only think of 2 kids in my grade who could be considered "unpopular" and they still had a few friends. Decatur was one of the best experiences of my life and YES, it is hard but it prepares you well especially if you want to have a go at special enrollment again. For those of you curious I live in tier 3 and got a 140 on the entrance exam and an 835 overall. This was on the old ISAT system. I got into Lane only because I had a B in a class. IT IS POSSIBLE TO GET INTO A SCHOOL ON TIER SYSTEM. I KNOW TIER 4 KIDS IN WHITNEY YOUNG.
June 28, 2014 Submitted by a parent
There is a reason Decatur is consistently in the top school list. It starts with the fact that the entry criteria is a test so the starting point is kids with above average skills and /or strongly involved parents. This parental involvement continues in various ways - fund raising, volunteer work, special projects and so on.
June 27, 2014 Submitted by a parent
Great school Superb Teachers and Genius Students. Great 7 years experience. Need more space for lunch room/ gym. We gonna miss Decatur.
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Average Rent in Chicago, IL

  • Chicago, IL Average Rental Price, August 2019 $2,007 /mo

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Apartments and homes for rent near Decatur Classical Elementary School

Your child’s education is your top priority. We know that because—well, you’re looking at this page, aren’t you? If you think your kid would feel right at home at Decatur Classical Elementary School, and you are contemplating moving closer so the little rascal will never miss a class, we have some good news for you and your family. Commute will never be an issue if you pick an apartment within 5 miles of Decatur Classical Elementary School, and that should not be hard as you can currently choose from 781 apartments for rent available in this part of Chicago. Not familiar with rent prices in the area? The cheapest apartment near Decatur Classical Elementary School is currently at 1209 W Sherwin, renting for $780 per month, but if $6,160 is still within your budget, check out the more luxurious offers at Optima Old Orchard Woods. Or just do what most other parents do and go for the middle ground—that’s where you get the best value for money most of the time.

Things you should know about Decatur Classical Elementary School

Before you start packing, make sure Decatur Classical Elementary School is really the best option for your child. To recap, Decatur Classical Elementary School is a well-known public K-6 school in Chicago. It is located at 7030 North Sacramento Ave, Chicago, IL 60645 and it is the second home of 289 students. Please note that available apartments near a given school are filtered by proximity, not by attendance zone. We advise parents to visit the schools in person and contact the admissions offices for further information on school performance and attendance zones before making a final decision.

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