Roberto Clemente Community Academy is a wall-to-wall International Baccalaureate World school that develops students through intercultural understanding with an emphasis on critical thinking.  Our curricula is aligned with the IB pedagogical framework as well as the Common Core State Standards. Both are designed to prepare students to contribute productively to their local, national, and global communities. Students can participate in the IB Diploma Programme, Career-related Programme, and Middle Years Programme. Additional pathways include career education in Allied Health, Broadcast Technology, or Culinary Arts.
As a comprehensive neighborhood school, Clemente also offers athletics and extracurricular activities.  Our campus features 3 music rooms, 3 fine arts rooms, 2 gymnasiums, a weight room, athletic fields, and newly remodeled science labs. Clemente's renovated Media Center contains a film lab, audio recording studio, and a Mac lab. In order to prepare our students to compete in college and the career marketplace, Clemente provides over 450 devices to support student learning: 8 hardwired labs, 5 mobile labs, 30 SMART board classrooms, tablets, and laptops.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2 ?

PROVISIONAL SUPPORT

School Grades

9-12

# of Students

754

School Type

Neighborhood ?

Faculty


Fernando S Mojica
Principal

Elisabeth Anderson
IB Coordinator, Freshman Admissions

Jamie Crosen
Assistant Principal

Andrea Kulas
IB Coordinator

Thomas Keddy
Case Manager

Jessie Fuentes
Dean, Spanish-speaking contact

Hours


8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
49, 70
CTA Train
Blue, Red

Demographics ?


Asian
0.4%
Black
29.7%
Hispanic
67.6%
White
1.3%
Other
0.9%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
95.1%
Limited English
10.2%
Mobility Rate ?
18.4%
Chronic Truancy ?
68.5%
 0
100

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

Spanish, Spanish for Heritage Speakers

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

No

Title I Eligible:

Yes

School Year 2017-2018

2017 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW EXPECTATIONS ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
PARTIALLY ORGANIZED ?
SAT Average 2017 ?
871
CPS Average 968
5-Year Cohort Graduation Rate 2017 ?
81.5%
CPS Average 77.5%
College Enrollment 2017 ?
49.4%
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 BELOW AVERAGE ?
Student Growth (percentile)
9th Grade (PSAT9)
57th
10th Grade (PSAT10)
25th
11th Grade (SAT)
24th
0
50
99
Local Median
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW EXPECTATIONS ?
Student Attainment (Percent Meeting College Readiness Benchmarks)
9th Grade (PSAT9)
25.6%
10th Grade (PSAT10)
23.2%
11th Grade (SAT)
12.4%
All
20.1%
 0
50
100
Majority of Students
This School's Average Score
PSAT9 - 770
PSAT10 - 810
SAT - 871
Progress Toward Graduation and College
Freshman On Track
School (2017)
90.2%
CPS (2017)
88.7%
School (2016)
93.3%
CPS (2016)
87.4%
 0
100
4 Year Graduation  (classes of 2016 and 2017)
School (2017)
64.2%
CPS (2017)
74.7%
School (2016)
80.1%
CPS (2016)
73.5%
 0
100
5 Year Graduation  (classes of 2015 and 2016)
School (2017)
81.5%
CPS (2017)
77.5%
School (2016)
83.5%
CPS (2016)
73.5%
 0
100
College Enrollment  (classes of 2015 and 2016)
School (2017)
49.4%
CPS (2017)
59.8%
School (2016)
43.3%
CPS (2016)
57.9%
 0
100
College Persistence  (classes of 2014 and 2015)
School (2017)
31.1%
CPS (2017)
71.9%
School (2016)
44.4%
CPS (2016)
71.6%
 0
100
School Culture and Climate Details PARTIALLY ORGANIZED ?
The 5Essentials from the My Voice, My School Survey ?
 
Involved Families: Does the school partner with families and communities? NEUTRAL
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? WEAK
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? WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2016 2017 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 97.8 70.4 5.8
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 21.8% 18.4% 16.3%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.7 days 2.2 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2016 2017 District Average
Student attendance 82.7% 82.7% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 91.8% 91.7% 90.1%
1 Year Dropout Rate 2.2% 2.9% 7.1%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 94.0% ---
Teachers 94.2% ---
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

Allied Health

Deadline:  12/22/2017
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
None
Selections
Students are selected on a point system. Points are based on 7th grade final GPA and NWEA MAP scores. The school determines the minimum cutoff score for selections.
How to Apply
Students who live outside of the school's attendance boundary can apply online or via paper Standard Elementary Schools application by visiting go.cps.edu.

Broadcast Technology

Deadline:  12/22/2017
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
None
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.

Culinary Arts

Deadline:  12/22/2017
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
None
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:  12/22/2017
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
Students who live within the school's attendance boundary have no eligibility requirements.

All applicants who live outside of the school's attendance boundary: Minimum GPA of 2.5 in 7th grade and 7th grade minimum attendance percentage of 85.
Selections
Students who live within the school's attendance boundary have no eligibility requirements and can be admitted automatically.

Eligible students who live outside of the school's attendance boundary are randomly selected by computerized lottery. The lottery is conducted in the following order: sibling, general.
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How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

International Baccalaureate (IB)

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 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 is required at an Information Session for all eligible applicants.
Selections
Eligible students are selected on a point system. 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 (9) 
  • CTE (Culinary Arts 
  • Radio/TV Broadcasting) 
  • Dual Enrollment 
  • IBCC 
  • JROTC 
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Allied Health 
  • Broadcast Technology 
  • Career and Technical Education Programs 
  • Culinary 
  • Culinary and Hospitality 
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma 
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years 
  • JROTC Academy 
College and Career
  • ACT/SAT Prep Courses 
  • Career Development 
  • Career/Job Training 
  • College Tours 
Creative
  • Art Studio 
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Ceramics 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Culinary Classes 
  • Film and Video 
  • Graphic Design 
  • Media and Production Workshops 
  • Mixed Media 
  • Painting 
  • Percussion 
  • Photography 
  • Talent Show 
  • Theater 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • School-based Health Centers 
  • Targeted Interventions 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Life and Leadership
  • Activism/Social Impact Clubs 
  • Boys/Girls Student Clubs 
  • JROTC 
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Mikva Challenge 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Peer Mentors 
  • Restorative Justice 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
  • Student Council/Government 
  • Young Parent Supports 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Community Service 
  • Enrichment Classes 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Music Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Advocacy 
  • Safe Passage 
  • Transition to College Workshops 
Scholastic
  • Advanced Placement 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Evening School 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Learning Lab 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Technology Club 
  • Tutoring 
  • Virtual Learning/Online Courses 
  • Yearbook Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • Baseball 
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Conditioning and Fitness 
  • Fitness Basics 
  • Football 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Soccer 
  • Softball 
  • Volleyball 
  • Wrestling 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 2017
High School Progress Report - English 2017
High 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