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

1,798

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
12.7%
Black
15.7%
Hispanic
28.8%
White
38.5%
Other
4.3%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
40.3%
Limited English
1.1%
Mobility Rate ?
0.5%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

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 2015-2016
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2016 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
ACT Average 2016 ?
26.2
CPS Average 18.4
5-Year Cohort Graduation Rate 2016 ?
91.8%
CPS Average 73.5%
College Enrollment 2016 ?
87.3%
CPS Average 57.9%

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Awards

Blue Ribbon Award ? Excellence Award ?

Student Growth By Grade Level FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Student Growth (percentile)
11th Grade (ACT)
1.7
-4
 0
4
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Student Attainment (percentile)
11th Grade (ACT)
97th
 0
50
99
National Average
This School's Average Score
ACT - 26.2
Progress Toward Graduation and College
Freshman On Track
School (2016)
99.1%
CPS (2016)
87.4%
School (2015)
99.0%
CPS (2015)
84.1%
 0
100
4 Year Graduation  (classes of 2015 and 2016)
School (2016)
97.6%
CPS (2016)
73.5%
School (2015)
90.4%
CPS (2015)
68.2%
 0
100
5 Year Graduation  (classes of 2014 and 2015)
School (2016)
91.8%
CPS (2016)
73.5%
School (2015)
92%
CPS (2015)
69.9%
 0
100
College Enrollment  (classes of 2014 and 2015)
School (2016)
87.3%
CPS (2016)
57.9%
School (2015)
87.6%
CPS (2015)
58.7%
 0
100
College Persistence  (classes of 2013 and 2014)
School (2016)
94.0%
CPS (2016)
71.6%
School (2015)
91.0%
CPS (2015)
70.0%
 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 ?
2015 2016 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 0.6 1.1 8.1
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 12.3% 31.7% 18.8%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 4.0 days 4.4 days 2.3 days
Other Important Metrics
2015 2016 District Average
Student attendance 93.8% 93.2% 93.4%
Teacher attendance 95.5% 90.6% 95%
1 Year Dropout Rate 0.8% 0.7% 6.8%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 87.1% 83.0%
Teachers 75.7% 83.2%

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

CTE - College and Career Selective Academies

Deadline:  December 9, 2016
Application Requirements
Minimum percentile of 24 in both reading and math on NWEA MAP.

IEP and ELL students: Minimum combined percentile of 48 in reading and math on NWEA MAP.
Selections
Students will be assigned points for 7th grade final GPA and 7th grade percentiles; student selections are based on points. The school will determine the minimum cutoff score for selections.

Students living in the school's designated geographic area receive priority.
Subprograms
Pre-Engineering (Project Lead the Way), Pre-Law
How to Apply
Online: www.apply.cps.edu
or
Paper:
CTE- College and Career Academies application
Download at
www.cps.edu/oae
(click "Apply"
or Call (773) 553-2060
or Request from school counselor

Selective Enrollment

Deadline:  December 9, 2016
Application Requirements
Minimum percentile of 24 in both reading and math on NWEA MAP to qualify for the admission stest.

IEP and ELL students: Minimum combined percentile of 48 in reading and math on NWEA MAP to qualify for the admissions test.
Selections
Based on point system with a maximum of 900 points; points are derived from 7th grade final grades,NWEA MAP scores, and admissions test, each worth a maximum of 300 points.

Testing is required.
How to Apply
Online:
www.apply.cps.edu
or
Paper:
Selective Enrollment High Schools/Military Academies application
Download at www.cps.edu/oae (click “Apply”)
or
Call (773) 553-2060
or
Request from school counselor
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 
  • Mixed Media 
  • Modern/Hip-Hop Dance 
  • Musicals 
  • Painting 
  • Photography 
  • Piano/Keyboard 
  • Plays/Acting 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Tap/Ballet/Jazz Dance 
  • Theater 
  • Violin/Strings 
  • Web Design 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
Life and Leadership
  • Activism/Social Impact Clubs 
  • Environmental Club 
  • Ethnic Club 
  • 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 
  • Tutoring 
  • Virtual Learning/Online Courses 
  • Yearbook Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • Baseball 
  • Bowling 
  • Boys’ Baseball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Bowling 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Golf 
  • 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 
  • 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 surveillance Fall 2015
Asbestos Inspection report 2013
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) Year 1 2012-2014