Brooks prepares students to be global leaders through a rigorous and enriched academic experience, utilizing such strategies as cooperative learning and inquiry requiring higher-order thinking skills.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

7-12

# of Students

960

School Type

Selective enrollment ?

Faculty


Ms.Shannae Bea Jackson
Principal

Shannae Jackson
Assistant Principal

Daniel Bauer
Assistant Principal

Hours


8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
School Hours
8:00 a.m. - 3:35 p.m.
HS Freshman Hours
6:30 AM
Earliest Drop Off

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
34111119
CTA Train
Orange
Metra
Metra Electric District (ME)

Demographics ?


Asian
0.1%
Black
79.6%
Hispanic
18.3%
White
0.8%
Other
1.1%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
70.9%
Limited English
0.2%
Mobility Rate ?
1.1%
Chronic Truancy ?
55.2%
 0
100

Bilingual Services:

No

Classroom Languages:

French, Spanish

Dress Code:

No

Attendance Boundaries:

No

Refugee Services:

No

Title I Eligible:

Yes

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 EXPECTATIONS ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
SAT Average 2017 ?
1133
CPS Average 968
5-Year Cohort Graduation Rate 2017 ?
90.4%
CPS Average 77.5%
College Enrollment 2017 ?
89.4%
CPS Average 59.8%

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Student Growth By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Student Growth (percentile)
9th Grade (PSAT9)
70th
10th Grade (PSAT10)
44th
11th Grade (SAT)
75th
0
50
99
Local Median
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR ABOVE EXPECTATIONS ?
Student Attainment (Percent Meeting College Readiness Benchmarks)
9th Grade (PSAT9)
92.1%
10th Grade (PSAT10)
88.9%
11th Grade (SAT)
91.2%
All
90.8%
 0
50
100
Majority of Students
This School's Average Score
PSAT9 - 989
PSAT10 - 1008
SAT - 1133
Progress Toward Graduation and College
Freshman On Track
School (2017)
91.9%
CPS (2017)
88.7%
School (2016)
94.4%
CPS (2016)
87.4%
 0
100
4 Year Graduation  (classes of 2016 and 2017)
School (2017)
96.8%
CPS (2017)
74.7%
School (2016)
88.6%
CPS (2016)
73.5%
 0
100
5 Year Graduation  (classes of 2015 and 2016)
School (2017)
90.4%
CPS (2017)
77.5%
School (2016)
93.4%
CPS (2016)
73.5%
 0
100
College Enrollment  (classes of 2015 and 2016)
School (2017)
89.4%
CPS (2017)
59.8%
School (2016)
85.1%
CPS (2016)
57.9%
 0
100
College Persistence  (classes of 2014 and 2015)
School (2017)
89.3%
CPS (2017)
71.9%
School (2016)
88.0%
CPS (2016)
71.6%
 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? STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? NEUTRAL
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? NEUTRAL
2017 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? NEUTRAL
Behavior and Discipline ?
2016 2017 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 6.0 4.1 5.8
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 12.0% 15.0% 16.3%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 3.0 days 1.5 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2016 2017 District Average
Student attendance 92.1% 91.4% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 90.3% 89.3% 90.1%
1 Year Dropout Rate 2.7% 1.5% 7.1%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 89.2% ---
Teachers 69.0% ---
Parents < 30% ---

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

Academic Center

Deadline:  12/22/2017
Grades Served: 7-8
Application Requirements
General Education and 504 Plan students: Minimum percentile of 45 in both reading and math on NWEA MAP.

IEP and EL students: Minimum NWEA MAP percentile of 50 in one subject (reading or math) and minimum NWEA MAP percentile of 40 in the other subject (reading or math).

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 prior year final grades, NWEA MAP scores, and the admissions test, each worth a maximum of 300 points.
How to Apply
Access online Selective Enrollment Elementary Schools application or paper Selective Enrollment Elementary Schools 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
Students currently enrolled in the school's Academic Center will have a deadline to submit their intent to enroll in ninth grade if they wish to remain at the school.

Eligible students who are not currently enrolled in the school 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 (12) 
  • CTE (Entrepreneurship and IT Applications) 
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Business 
  • College Prep Math and Science 
  • Database Programming IT 
  • Information Technology 
  • Medical and Health Careers 
  • Student Leadership and Performing Arts Academy 
College and Career
  • ACT/SAT Prep Courses 
  • College Tours 
Creative
  • Animation 
  • Art Studio 
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Dance 
  • Drawing 
  • Film and Video 
  • Fundamentals/Theory of Music 
  • Painting 
  • Percussion 
  • Student Art Club 
Life and Leadership
  • Environmental Club 
  • Mikva Challenge 
  • Mock Trial 
  • Peer Jury 
  • Peer Mentors 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
  • Student Council/Government 
Parent and Community
  • Family Nights 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
  • Transition to College Workshops 
Scholastic
  • Advanced Placement 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Chicago History Fair 
  • Debate Team 
  • Mayor Daley’s Book Club 
  • Poetry Club 
  • Science Club 
  • Summer School 
  • Technology Club 
  • Tutoring 
  • Yearbook Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Golf 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Football 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Pom-Pon 
  • Wrestling 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 2017
High School Progress Report - English 2017
High School Progress Report - Spanish 2017
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2017
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2017
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 2017
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