Kelly combines selective enrollment in IB, AP, Honors, and AVID college prep programs with a freshmen academy, award-winning performing arts, and comprehensive bilingual services in Chinese and Spanish to develop strong leaders and engaged students prepared for global opportunities.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2+ ?

Good Standing

School Grades

9-12

# of Students

1,877

School Type

Neighborhood ?

Faculty


Raul Magdaleno
Principal

Wendy Fischer
Assistant Principal

Liddell-Jegen McGuire
Assistant Principal

Griselda Esparza
Assistant Principal

Andrew Chipman
Assistant Principal

Hours


7:45 AM - 3:00 PM
School Hours
7:45 AM-3:00 PM
HS Freshman Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
39, 62, 94
CTA Train
Orange

Demographics ?


Asian
11.7%
Black
3.8%
Hispanic
82.3%
White
1.5%
Other
0.7%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
96.1%
Limited English
25.9%
Mobility Rate ?
41.7%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

Chinese, Spanish

Dress Code:

No

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

No

Title I Eligible:

Yes

School Year 2016-2017

2016 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
ACT Average 2016 ?
17.1
CPS Average 18.4
5-Year Cohort Graduation Rate 2016 ?
77.8%
CPS Average 73.5%
College Enrollment 2016 ?
55.1%
CPS Average 57.9%

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Student Growth By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Student Growth (percentile)
11th Grade (ACT)
-0.2
-4
 0
4
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Student Attainment (percentile)
11th Grade (ACT)
27th
 0
50
99
National Average
This School's Average Score
ACT - 17.1
Progress Toward Graduation and College
Freshman On Track
School (2016)
74.4%
CPS (2016)
87.4%
School (2015)
73.2%
CPS (2015)
84.1%
 0
100
4 Year Graduation  (classes of 2015 and 2016)
School (2016)
72.4%
CPS (2016)
73.5%
School (2015)
71.9%
CPS (2015)
68.2%
 0
100
5 Year Graduation  (classes of 2014 and 2015)
School (2016)
77.8%
CPS (2016)
73.5%
School (2015)
72.3%
CPS (2015)
69.9%
 0
100
College Enrollment  (classes of 2014 and 2015)
School (2016)
55.1%
CPS (2016)
57.9%
School (2015)
52.2%
CPS (2015)
58.7%
 0
100
College Persistence  (classes of 2013 and 2014)
School (2016)
70.2%
CPS (2016)
71.6%
School (2015)
66.1%
CPS (2015)
70.0%
 0
100
School Culture and Climate Details ORGANIZED ?
The 5Essentials from the My Voice, My School Survey ?
 
Involved Families: Does the school partner with families and communities? STRONG
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? NEUTRAL
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? NEUTRAL
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? VERY WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2015 2016 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 6.3 2.4 8.1
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 15.4% 5.1% 18.8%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.8 days 2.5 days 2.3 days
Other Important Metrics
2015 2016 District Average
Student attendance 91.5% 90.4% 93.4%
Teacher attendance 94.3% 89.3% 95%
1 Year Dropout Rate 4.2% 5.0% 6.8%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 80.5% 83.0%
Teachers 66.0% 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

AVID

Deadline:  12/15/2017
Grades Served: 9-12
Eligibility Requirements
Minimum percentile of 50 in reading on NWEA MAP, minimum 2.0 GPA in 7th grade, and minimum attendance percentage of 80.
Selections
Students will be selected based on teacher recommendation letter(s) and an interview process.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

Digital Media

Deadline:  12/15/2017
Grades Served: 9-12
Selections
Students are randomly selected by computerized lottery. General Education and 504 Plan students: Preference is given to students with percentiles of 24 and above on the NWEA MAP in reading and math. A total of 30% of the seats will be made available to attendance area applicants.

IEP and EL students: Preference is given to students with combined NWEA MAP scores that equal 48 or above.

Note: Repeating 8th graders and students pushed into 8th grade from 6th grade due to age requirements qualify for selection but will be placed in a lower preference group.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

General Education

Deadline:  12/15/2017
Grades Served: 9-12
Eligibility Requirements
None
Selections
Students who live within the school's attendance boundary can be admitted automatically. This program only accepts students who live within the school's attendance boundary.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

International Baccalaureate (IB)

Deadline:  12/15/2017
Grades Served: 9-12
Eligibility Requirements
General Education and 504 Plan students: Minimum percentile of 24 in both reading and math on NWEA MAP and minimum 2.5 GPA in 7th grade.

IEP and EL students: Minimum combined percentile of 48 in reading and math on NWEA MAP and minimum 2.5 GPA in 7th grade.

Attendance at an Information Session is required for all eligible applicants.
Selections
Students are selected on an overall applicant score. Points are based on NWEA MAP scores and 7th grade GPA. Students who live within the school's attendance boundary will be given 50 additional points.The school determines the minimum cutoff score for selections.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.
In-School Programs   ?
  • AP (14) 
  • CTE (Accounting 
  • Architectural Drafting 
  • Broadcast Technology 
  • Business Systems Networking & Telecommunications 
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • IT Applications) 
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) 
  • Architectural Design 
  • Broadcast Technology 
  • Business 
  • Business & Finance 
  • Career and Technical Education Programs 
  • Community School 
  • Construction and Architecture 
  • Database Programming IT 
  • Fine and Performing Arts 
  • Information Technology 
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma 
  • Metropolitan Studies 
  • Performing Arts 
College and Career
  • ACT/SAT Prep Courses 
  • Career Development 
  • College Tours 
Creative
  • Animation 
  • Art Studio 
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Clay Creations 
  • Drama 
  • Drawing 
  • Film and Video 
  • Fundamentals/Theory of Music 
  • Graphic Design 
  • Improv 
  • Media and Production Workshops 
  • Musicals 
  • Piano/Keyboard 
  • Plays/Acting 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Student Music Club 
  • Talent Show 
  • Theater 
  • Violin/Strings 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Targeted Interventions 
Life and Leadership
  • Activism/Social Impact Clubs 
  • Boys/Girls Student Clubs 
  • Environmental Club 
  • Ethnic Club 
  • Leaders Program 
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Mikva Challenge 
  • Mock Trial 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Peer Jury 
  • Peer Mentors 
  • Restorative Justice 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
  • Student Ambassadors 
  • Student Council/Government 
  • Voices of Youth in Chicago Education (VOYCE) 
  • Young Parent Supports 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Aerobics 
  • Book Club 
  • Community Service 
  • Computer/Technology Workshops 
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • Cooking Club 
  • Dance Classes 
  • Enrichment Classes 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Breakfasts 
  • Family Counseling/Support Group 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Financial Literacy Workshops 
  • Fitness Classes 
  • Fitness For Parents 
  • Gang Awareness Workshop 
  • GED English Classes 
  • GED Spanish Classes 
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Leadership Development For Parents 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Music Appreciation 
  • Nutrition Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Advocacy 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Running 
  • Safe Passage 
  • Safety Workshops 
  • Self-Esteem Workshops 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
  • Transition to College Workshops 
  • Yoga 
Scholastic
  • Academic Olympics 
  • Advanced Placement 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Chess Team 
  • Chicago History Fair 
  • Debate Team 
  • Evening School 
  • Freshmen On-Pace 
  • History Club 
  • Homework Help 
  • Journalism Club 
  • Math Team 
  • Mayor Daley’s Book Club 
  • Newspaper 
  • Poetry Club 
  • Poetry Workshops 
  • Summer School 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Technology Club 
  • Tutoring 
  • Yearbook Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Baseball 
  • Basketball 
  • Bowling 
  • Boys’ Baseball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Bowling 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Golf 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Softball 
  • Boys’ Swimming 
  • Boys’ Tennis 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Chess 
  • Conditioning and Fitness 
  • Dance 
  • Fitness Basics 
  • Floor Hockey 
  • Football 
  • Girls’ Baseball 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Bowling 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Swimming 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Karate 
  • Pom-Pon 
  • Soccer 
  • Softball 
  • Tennis 
  • Volleyball 
  • Wrestling 
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