Vanderpoel Elementary Magnet School

9510 South Prospect Ave, Chicago, IL 60643 | (773) 535-2690
  • Grades: KG-8
  • Student Enrollment: 329
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4 out of 5 | 5 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 9510 S Prospect Ave, Chicago, IL 60643
  • Principal or Admin: Antoinette Mcclellan
School Operational Details
  • Magnet School
School District Details
  • Chicago Public Schools
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $10,392
  • Graduation Rate: 63.8%
  • Dropout Rate: 16.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 17.8
  • Enrolled Students: 406,068

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 329
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 15.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 21.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 156 (47.4%)
  • Females: 173 (52.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 59 (17.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 144 (43.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 203 (61.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Vanderpoel Elementary Magnet School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Vanderpoel Elementary Magnet School
  Number Percent
1st Grade309.1%
2nd Grade329.7%
3rd Grade319.4%
4th Grade309.1%
5th Grade319.4%
6th Grade3310.0%
7th Grade5316.1%
8th Grade5917.9%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Overall Rating: 4

4 out of 5 | 5 Reviews
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5 reviews for Vanderpoel Elementary Magnet School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on August 05, 2010
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • My experience with Vanderpoel for 7th and eigth grade was not a very good one. Academically speaking they were good. The principle is good and a sweetheart. The teachers need a class in parent ettiquets..all of the office staff should just be fired and replaced with professional speaking,people that know how to deal with the public and concerned parents... The gym teacher was great. My over all experience at vanderpoel was not a very good one and the relief i felt when it was time for my child to graduate from this school couldn't have come sooner.
  • Reviewed by Student on March 03, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school fair. The kids there are bad and the teachers let the kids get away with most thing whe nthey should be expelled by now. It's taking away from me learning alothough I am a A and B average student, I just want all the Bad students to be gone. And if you take them away their would only proably 100 kids left in that school.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on December 01, 2009
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I feel that this school prepares me for high school; in one year this school prepared me so well, I scored above 95 in all of my categories on ISAT. The only problem is discipline. Kids are to bad, and that takes away from the kids who really wanna learn.
  • Reviewed by Student on August 08, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • this year is going to be my second year and this school is terrific and there are some kids that think they are better than other kids but i say i doesnt matter
  • Reviewed by Student on April 04, 2008
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I believe that Vanderpoel School is doing an OK job as a school itself. I've been a student at Vanderpoel for about 5 or so years and everything is still the same the only current editions that has been added to the school is a computer lab and an elevator. I think that it is time for a change!

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