The families moving to Naperville will be happy to send their students to Elmwood Elementary School. This elementary school is ranked #18 Best Elementary School in Illinois by Niche.com and #122 Best Public Elementary School in Illinois out of 2,236. According to state testing, students attending Elmwood regularly score at a “Perfect Proficiency Level in Reading and Math. There are approximately 668 students enrolled with a 17-to-1 student ratio.
Parents rave about the staff and their willingness to go above and beyond for students. Students have several resources available to them. Most of the teachers at Elmwood have over three years of experience and are up-to-date on state-mandated certifications. There is a full-time school nurse, an in-house school psychologist, and a full-time social worker to assist students and their families.
Students have various programs and activities available to help them get involved and grow with their schoolmates. Several clubs include Battle of the Books Club, Boys Only Book Club, Club FLARE, Code Club, Game Club, Lego League, Running Club, Safety Patrol, Student Council, and Yoga Club. There is a before and after school care program called the YMCA Safe’n Sound Program for parents that need help with conflicting work schedules.