The vision of Alcott is to create an intimate educationally, socially, and emotionally rich community of lifelong learners in a seamless, integrated preK-12th grade environment where students become accountable and responsible for their own education, reaching their full potential and graduating with the tools and experiences to both succeed in their own lives and to make a positive contribution to society. At Alcott, we are committed to ensuring each and every student achieves academic and personal growth.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

Good Standing

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

632

School Type

Neighborhood ?

Faculty


Elias Estrada
Principal

Navjeet Allen
Assistant Principal

Hours


7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
School Hours
7:30 AM
Earliest Drop Off
2:45 PM - 6:30 PM J at School After-Care Program
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
22, 36, 8
CTA Train
Brown, Purple, Red

Demographics ?


Asian
7.4%
Black
6.8%
Hispanic
12.5%
White
61.6%
Other
11.7%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
16.9%
Limited English
4.6%
Mobility Rate ?
7%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Classroom Languages:

Mandarin

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

No

School Year 2016-2017

2016 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth 2016 ?
70th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2016 ?
75th
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Awards

Excelerate Award Gold ? Excellence Award ?

Student Growth By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
72nd
4th
4th
5th
97th
6th
68th
7th
96th
8th
41st
All
70th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
86th
4th
1st
5th
94th
6th
95th
7th
99th
8th
52nd
All
75th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
95th
3rd
98th
4th
93rd
5th
98th
6th
93rd
7th
99th
8th
99th
All
97th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
89th
3rd
98th
4th
87th
5th
96th
6th
98th
7th
99th
8th
99th
All
97th
 0
50
99
National Average
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? VERY 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
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 0.2 0.0 8.1
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 0.6% 0.0% 18.8%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.0 days 0.0 days 2.3 days
Other Important Metrics
2015 2016 District Average
Student attendance 95.5% 95.6% 93.4%
Teacher attendance 95.5% 91.0% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 93.6% 83.0%
Teachers 89.6% 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

Open Enrollment

Deadline:  December 15, 2017
Grades Served: PK-8
Eligibility Requirements
None
Selections
Students who live within the school's attendance boundary can be enrolled automatically and do not have to apply. Contact the school for registration instructions.

Students who live outside of the school's attendance boundary must submit a Standard Elementary Schools application between October and December. Available seats, if any, are filled via computerized lottery. Priority is given to applicants with a sibling who is currently enrolled in the school in grade K-7, and who will remain enrolled in the school for the coming school year.
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.
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • After School All-Stars 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
  • Performing Arts 
  • Tuition Based Preschool 
Creative
  • Art Studio 
  • Bookmaking 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Clay Creations 
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Drawing 
  • Ethnic/Folk Dance 
  • Fundamentals/Theory of Music 
  • Guitar 
  • Media and Production Workshops 
  • Mosaics 
  • Murals 
  • Musicals 
  • Piano/Keyboard 
  • Plays/Acting 
  • Recorder 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Student Music Club 
  • Talent Show 
  • Theater 
  • Violin/Strings 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • Targeted Interventions 
Life and Leadership
  • Boys/Girls Scouts 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Chicago History Fair 
  • Debate Team 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Math Team 
  • Newspaper 
  • Science Lab 
  • Tutoring 
  • Yearbook Club 
  • Young Authors 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Baseball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Lacrosse 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Softball 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls on the Run 
  • Girls on Track 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Softball 
  • Volleyball 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 2016
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2016
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2016
School Quality Rating Report 2015
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2015
Elementary 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
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