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Alcott College Prep9

Chicago, IL | Cook County

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October 26, 2014


My sons love Alcott. The teachers are fabulous and the parent association is very active.

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March 15, 2014


Our daughter loves kindergarten at Alcott, loves her teacher, and has learned an astounding amount this year. She is reading and writing. I also don't know what I would have done without the extensive after school care options and enrichment classes. While I finish up my day at work, she spends her time after school hours in reading classes, yoga, chess, robotics and performance.

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May 23, 2013


My child has been at Alcott for 4 years and we are incredibly lucky to have found this amazing community! The school is one of only a handful of PK-12 CPS schools and has recently unveiled a 5-year strategic plan to ensure growth for all students and move the school from great to greatest. The new administration is truly terrific - the principal is professional, engaged, pragmatic, decisive, focused on data-driven instruction, and very open to parent involvement. We have a very active, welcoming community that encourages volunteerism and demonstrates to our students what can be done when an engaged parent base works closely with a focused administration to make a CPS school the best that it can be.

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February 3, 2012


My daughter is looking for a school to transfer to now, does anyone recommend this school for middle year transfer? What is the process?

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February 2, 2012


We are a family that just arrived to the US. Our kids are attending Alcott and we are very happy with the school and the great community that conforms it. We reccomend it!

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February 2, 2012


We have been at Alcott for 10 years...so far! It's the greatest. The teachers really care about the students, and the fact that the kids get art, music and drama as part of the curriculum is just wonderful.

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October 12, 2010


My fifth grader started attending Alcott in Kindergarten and we have loved the school ever since. The staff, including the teachers and principle are outstanding. I couldn't find any school with a more committed team of educators. Our test scores have improved every year since we have been there, but more importantly, the children are learning how to become life-long learners. The parental involvement is phenomenal and together, every element is what makes this school first-rate.

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September 21, 2010


Parents and community are extremely involved. They help raise school funds under a fabulous principal who is willing to work with the families and within the public school system to do what is best for the children.

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April 26, 2010


My grandchildren are the 3rd generation attending Alcott School. Obviously we're pleased.

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April 21, 2010


They bring in outside artists to do art with the children!

February 26, 2009


We absolutely love the TBPK. Our daughter has learned SO much and the other families are great. Her teacher is truly gifted - always so calm and patient, a great role model

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August 4, 2008


Alcott has a wonderful parent base that is extremely active and involved. My child has attended Alcott for three years and has had a really great experience so far. The principal is active in all of the school activities and is responsive to parents even given the constraints of the Chicago Public Schools Board. We're really excited to have the Organic School Project retun this fall and truly appreciate the superior level arts and music programs that our children are priveleged to participate in.

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July 20, 2008


We couldn't be happier! It is a wonderful school with nice families, good kids and an amazing Principal.

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June 15, 2008


I really thought this school was good. I liked the curriculum better than the teachers. I liked Alcott and reccomend it!

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February 10, 2008


I have been in Alcott for 9 years and I know this school like the back of my hand. I personally think Alcott is the best school in Chicago. My 7th grade math teacher is the best math teacher I've ever had. I've really learned a lot from her. I have excelled grealty at Alcott and i think it is a wonderful school. It's nice to see new kids come too.

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