Nationally recognized for academic excellence, Jones offers an honors-level curriculum blending academics, the arts, and technology, focused on educating the whole student and developing future leaders.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

9-12

# of Students

1,863

School Type

Selective enrollment ?

Faculty


Dr.Paul J Powers
Principal

Mrs. Therese Plunkett
Assistant Principal

Mr. Eric Fay
Assistant Principal

Mr. Eric Mitchell
Assistant Principal

Hours


8:00 am - 3:15 pm
School Hours
8:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
HS Freshman Hours
6:00 am
Earliest Drop Off

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
2, 6, 10, 29, 62, 144, 146
CTA Train
Blue, Brown, Pink, Red
Metra
Metra Electric District (ME)

Demographics ?


Asian
13.0%
Black
13.8%
Hispanic
28.2%
White
36.0%
Other
8.9%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
38.7%
Limited English
1.0%
Mobility Rate ?
0.5%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Bilingual Services:

No

Classroom Languages:

Chinese, French, Spanish

Dress Code:

No

Attendance Boundaries:

No

Refugee Services:

No

Title I Eligible:

No

Significantly Modified Curriculum w/ Intensive Supports Program:

Yes

School Year 2017-2018

2017 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
SAT Average 2017 ?
1247
CPS Average 968
5-Year Cohort Graduation Rate 2017 ?
98.1%
CPS Average 77.5%
College Enrollment 2017 ?
85.1%
CPS Average 59.8%

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Awards

Blue Ribbon Award ? Excellence Award ?

Student Growth By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Student Growth (percentile)
9th Grade (PSAT9)
93rd
10th Grade (PSAT10)
85th
11th Grade (SAT)
87th
0
50
99
Local Median
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Student Attainment (Percent Meeting College Readiness Benchmarks)
9th Grade (PSAT9)
99.5%
10th Grade (PSAT10)
98.8%
11th Grade (SAT)
94.8%
All
97.6%
 0
50
100
Majority of Students
This School's Average Score
PSAT9 - 1134
PSAT10 - 1164
SAT - 1247
Progress Toward Graduation and College
Freshman On Track
School (2017)
99.1%
CPS (2017)
88.7%
School (2016)
99.1%
CPS (2016)
87.4%
 0
100
4 Year Graduation  (classes of 2016 and 2017)
School (2017)
93.3%
CPS (2017)
74.7%
School (2016)
97.6%
CPS (2016)
73.5%
 0
100
5 Year Graduation  (classes of 2015 and 2016)
School (2017)
98.1%
CPS (2017)
77.5%
School (2016)
91.8%
CPS (2016)
73.5%
 0
100
College Enrollment  (classes of 2015 and 2016)
School (2017)
85.1%
CPS (2017)
59.8%
School (2016)
87.3%
CPS (2016)
57.9%
 0
100
College Persistence  (classes of 2014 and 2015)
School (2017)
93.3%
CPS (2017)
71.9%
School (2016)
94.0%
CPS (2016)
71.6%
 0
100
School Culture and Climate Details WELL ORGANIZED ?
The 5Essentials from the My Voice, My School Survey ?
 
Involved Families: Does the school partner with families and communities? VERY STRONG
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? VERY STRONG
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? VERY STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? NEUTRAL
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? NEUTRAL
2016 Parent Survey Results ?
 
School Community: Do parents feel welcome and included in the school? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? STRONG
Behavior and Discipline ?
2016 2017 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 1.1 1.1 5.8
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 31.7% 21.3% 16.3%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 4.4 days 3.2 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2016 2017 District Average
Student attendance 93.2% 92.3% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 90.6% 90.4% 90.1%
1 Year Dropout Rate 0.7% 0.3% 7.1%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 91.1% ---
Teachers 69.4% ---

You can find more information about the measures used in this report on the CPS web site.

The State of Illinois Report Card for this school can be viewed at the State Report Card web site.

Program Application Requirements

Pre-Engineering

Deadline:  12/22/2017
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
General Education and 504 Plan students: Minimum percentile of 24 in both reading and math on NWEA MAP.

IEP and EL students: Minimum combined percentile of 48 in reading and math on NWEA MAP.
Selections
Eligible students are selected on a point system based on NWEA MAP scores and 7th grade final GPA. Students are ranked and selected from high to low. Students residing within the attendance overlay boundary of the school are selected first.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

Pre-Law

Deadline:  12/22/2017
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
General Education and 504 Plan students: Minimum percentile of 24 in both reading and math on NWEA MAP.

IEP and EL students: Minimum combined percentile of 48 in reading and math on NWEA MAP.
Selections
Eligible students are selected on a point system based on NWEA MAP scores and 7th grade final GPA. Students are ranked and selected from high to low. Students residing within the attendance overlay boundary of the school are selected first.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

Selective Enrollment High School

Deadline:  12/22/2017
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
General Education and 504 Plan students: Minimum percentile of 24 in both reading and math on NWEA MAP.

IEP and EL students: Minimum combined percentile of 48 in reading and math on NWEA MAP.

Testing is required for all eligible applicants.
Selections
Eligible students are selected on a point system with a maximum of 900 points. Students are assigned points for 7th grade final grades, NWEA MAP scores, and the admissions test, each worth a maximum of 300 points. The first 30% of the available seats are filled by the top scoring students based on rank score; the remaining seats are equally distributed among the four socio-economic tiers and filled by the top-scoring students in each tier.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.
In-School Programs   ?
  • AP (19) 
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Career and Technical Education Programs 
  • Fine and Performing Arts 
  • Law and Public Safety 
  • Pre-Engineering 
College and Career
  • ACT/SAT Prep Courses 
  • College Tours 
Creative
  • Art Studio 
  • Artesian Crafts 
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Ceramics 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Drawing 
  • Ethnic/Folk Dance 
  • Film and Video 
  • Graphic Design 
  • Improv 
  • Media and Production Workshops 
  • Mixed Media 
  • Modern/Hip-Hop Dance 
  • Musicals 
  • Painting 
  • Photography 
  • Piano/Keyboard 
  • Plays/Acting 
  • Pottery 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Student Music Club 
  • Talent Show 
  • Tap/Ballet/Jazz Dance 
  • Theater 
  • Troupe Performances 
  • Violin/Strings 
  • Web Design 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Targeted Interventions 
Life and Leadership
  • Activism/Social Impact Clubs 
  • Environmental Club 
  • Ethnic Club 
  • Leaders Program 
  • Mock Trial 
  • Model U.N. 
  • Peer Mentors 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
  • Student Council/Government 
Scholastic
  • Advanced Placement 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Chess Team 
  • Debate Team 
  • Expanded Library Service Hours 
  • Homework Help 
  • Journalism Club 
  • Language Club(s) (Spanish 
  • German 
  • Chinese 
  • etc) 
  • Math Bowl 
  • Math Team 
  • Newspaper 
  • Poetry Club 
  • Poetry Workshops 
  • Science Club 
  • Summer School 
  • Technology Club 
  • Tutoring 
  • Virtual Learning/Online Courses 
  • Yearbook Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • Baseball 
  • Basketball 
  • Bowling 
  • Boys’ Baseball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Bowling 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Golf 
  • Boys’ Lacrosse 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Swimming 
  • Boys’ Tennis 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Boys’ Water Polo 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Chess 
  • Conditioning and Fitness 
  • Dance 
  • Exercise 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Bowling 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Golf 
  • Girls’ Lacrosse 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Swimming 
  • Girls’ Tennis 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Girls’ Water Polo 
  • Pom-Pon 
  • Running 
  • Soccer 
  • Softball 
  • Tennis 
  • Volleyball 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 2016
High School Progress Report - English 2016
High School Progress Report - Spanish 2016
School Quality Rating Report 2015
High School Progress Report - English 2015
High School Progress Report - Spanish 2015
School Quality Rating Report 2014
Financial
Report Name Date Download
School Segment Report 2010
Building
Report Name Date Download
6 Month Asbestos Report Fall 2016
Asbestos Inspection Report 2016
Accessibility Summary Report 2014-2015
Facility Assessment Summary Report 2014-2015
Facility Assessment Detail Report 2014-2015
Education Facilities Master Plan 2013
Other
Report Name Date Download
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2016
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2015
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2014
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) 2016-2018
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) Year 1 2012-2014