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About This School

Frank C Whiteley Elementary School is a public middle school in Hoffman Estates. The principal of Frank C Whiteley Elementary School is Mrs. Mary Szuch. 515 children attend Frank C Whiteley Elementary School and are mostly Asian/Pacific Islander; White, non-Hispanic; and Asian. 22% of the Frank C Whiteley Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 3% of the 515 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 6% get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Frank C Whiteley Elementary School is 16:1. Barrington Mdle School- Prairie CMPS is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Drawing painting
    • Video film production
  • Languages Taught

    • Japanese
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cross country
    • Field hockey
    • P.E. classes
    • Rock climbing
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Track
    • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian/Pacific Islander 44% 13%
White, non-Hispanic 43% 53%
Asian 37% %
Black, non-Hispanic 3% 4%
Hispanic 15% 28%
Multiracial 0.8% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.6% 0.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 6% 27%
Limited English proficiency 22% 17%
Economically disadvantaged 3% 25%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (3 months ago)

    It's a new day for Whiteley School! Thanks to the wonderful decision to appoint our new principal the future looks great!! What a wonderful atmosphere he has created in the short time he's been in his new role. Outstanding choice for leadership....it is about time! The teachers now have a strong decisive leader to support and guide them! Go Whiteley!!

  • (5 months ago)

    Frank C. Whiteley is recognized as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. The school is nestled in Hoffman Estates. It is a wonderful school that has excellent and dedicated teachers providing a quality education to students. This school is committed to the whole child and parent involvement is important too. This school also provides a variety of extracurricular activities and after school programs to promote student growth! I feel very fortunate to have my daughter attend this school.

  • (1 year ago)

    I have three children attending or attended this school. Whiteley is one of the best schools around. The teachers talented dedicated and very hard working. The students test score has always been on the best in the state. The Really BAD thing is the District 15 management. They have been slowing transferring in students with rude bad behaviors and kids with special needs into the school. They currently have three dedicated classes and soon will have more. About 30% will require additional assistance and careful watch. I am very concerned about the future of this school. The direction does not look bright.

  • (2 years ago)

    The administration is confused at best. I agree with previous comments. Some teachers are great but many are not monitored or taught how to run a classroom properly. The principal buries her head in the sand it is frustrating. I am amazed how many parents are resorting to home schooling after experiencing this school. The PTA is good but too protective of the principal.

  • (2 years ago)

    I have found that the administration of this school is below my expectations. the principal is not responsive to my concerns. She seems very arrogant...kind of paternalistic. Her attitude is "my way or the highway." the teacher that my son had seemed adequate but nothing to rave about. My daugthers teacher was a dinosaur with teaching methods that were abhorrent. I would recommend another school in the district or a private school in the area.

  • (5 years ago)

    My son is going to preschool at Whiteley. I really like how teacher reacts with kids and the activity they do in the classroom. The teacher really takes time to learn about each child and helps parents with any concern they have about their child. My son had a seperation anxiety and the teacher really helps us in it. Now he enjoys going to school.

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