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Dewey Elementary School Overview

1551 Wesley Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201 , Tel: +1 (847) 859-8140 Evanston Central Consolidated School District 65
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    Type: Public Elementary School
    Grades: K-5
  • 509

    Students

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Dewey Elementary School Ratings & Reviews

April 06, 2018 Submitted by a parent
We are very happy at Dewey. The teachers and admins are great. I would like to see the school use a better screening for literacy, early on. This is a district wide problem. I see lots of kids with learning challenges that are really not getting what they need.
April 05, 2018 Submitted by a parent
Very happy with the experience our son had at Dewey. What a great school in a great community!
April 24, 2017 Submitted by a community member
Been at Dewey for two years now and am disappointed. Teachers and the principal rarely communicate with parents unless they are pushed to do so. My kid started first grade and it took two and a half weeks for the teacher to email parents or even send a piece of paper home with info on classroom schedule, homework expectations, allergies in the classroom, etc. I tried reaching out several times and was ignored. The principal is friendly and the kids like him but he seems so afraid of meddling parents, he hesitates to say yes to any parent suggestions. Parent volunteers in the lunchroom like they have at several other schools in District 65? Nope. Asking teachers to send home weekly or biweekly summaries of what the kids are doing in class, or even just a copy of the lesson plan? Sorry, can't insist on that. Requesting that daily homework be graded and returned? Ummm, no. My kid's teacher has returned about ten graded homework assignments in eight months-they have homework four days a week! If I didn't believe that public school education is best for children, my child would be in a private right now. We are looking to move into Washington or Dawes-same diverse school population with better, more responsive teachers and principals.
September 10, 2013 Submitted by a parent
Dewey is a wonderful school. The new principal is wonderful, the teachers are very dedicated and have a vested interest in their students, the parents pitch in together. It is not only a school, but a really caring community.
October 27, 2011 Submitted by a parent
My step-son came to live with us this summer, and I'm so glad our house happens to be zoned for Dewey! All the staff, including the new principal, seem very engaged in meeting the needs of the children. His teacher promptly answeres e-mails and is very approachable. My boy's classroom has laptops for all the kids to use, the PTA is VERY involved (they even have a Compost Committee!), and they use positive recognition (Tiger Tickets) to reward the good behavior, instead of constanty drawing attention to poor behavior. This school seems very progressive, even in their methods of teaching. I really like that all the teachers can post the homework assignements on-line. There is also a new Multi Purpose Room that was built this past summer. Too bad this school wasn't around when I was a kid!
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Average Rent in Evanston, IL

  • Evanston, IL Average Rental Price, February 2020 $1,945 /mo

Evanston, IL Apartment Rent Ranges

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  • Associate Degree4%
  • Bachelor Degree28%
  • Graduate Degree33%

Apartments and homes for rent near Dewey 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 Dewey 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 Dewey Elementary School, and that should not be hard as you can currently choose from 378 apartments for rent available in this part of Evanston. Not familiar with rent prices in the area? The cheapest apartment near Dewey Elementary School is currently at 6825 N. Sheridan Rd, renting for $810 per month, but if $6,075 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 Dewey Elementary School

Before you start packing, make sure Dewey Elementary School is really the best option for your child. To recap, Dewey Elementary School is a well-known public K-5 school in Evanston. It is located at 1551 Wesley Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201 and it is the second home of 509 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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