It is our mission to serve our students by expending resources to deliver rigorous instructional programs, which will foster increased student achievement including college and career readiness with an emphasis on student academic growth.  Through supportive, cooperative efforts and involvement from parents, community, and external partnerships we will continue to motivate our students to take an active and responsible role in their learning, become more critically aware and a learner in the 21st century.

Armour School is excited to announce that we will have free before school and after school care for all students enrolled at Armour. Before school care will begin at 7:00 a.m. and after school care will be provided until         
5:00 p.m. everyday school is in session. Certified CPS teachers and paraprofessionals will be available to help your child with reading, math, and homework. Children will also be provided with an activity time and a hot meal.   Program begins the second week of school on September 14 and runs Monday - Friday until the last week of school in June.  These programs are availab

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

Good Standing

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

277

School Type

Neighborhood ?

Faculty


Shelley Marie Lugo Cordova
Principal

Kelly Wingate
Counselor

Myrna Villafuerte
EL Coordinator

Hours


7:45 am-2:45 pm
School Hours
7:00a.m.
Earliest Drop Off
2:45pm-5:00pm
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Train
Orange

Demographics ?


Asian
4.7%
Black
4.3%
Hispanic
80.5%
White
9.7%
Other
0.7%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
93.1%
Limited English
32.9%
Mobility Rate ?
21.5%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

School Year 2015-2016
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2016 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth 2016 ?
88th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2016 ?
57th
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Awards

Excelerate Award Gold ?

Student Growth By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
42nd
4th
99th
5th
90th
6th
56th
7th
99th
8th
83rd
All
88th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
6th
4th
50th
5th
51st
6th
60th
7th
69th
8th
99th
All
57th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
86th
3rd
69th
4th
51st
5th
37th
6th
24th
7th
79th
8th
75th
All
62nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
42nd
3rd
48th
4th
29th
5th
21st
6th
28th
7th
50th
8th
74th
All
42nd
 0
50
99
National Average
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? NEUTRAL
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? VERY STRONG
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? VERY STRONG
2016 Parent Survey Results ?
 
School Community: Do parents feel welcome and included in the school? NEUTRAL
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? NEUTRAL
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? NEUTRAL
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2015 2016 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 1.3 0.0 8.1
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 36.4% 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 94.4% 95.3% 93.4%
Teacher attendance 94.9% 89.8% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 82.8% 83.0%
Teachers 75.0% 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

Open Enrollment - Neighborhood

Deadline:  None
Application Requirements
Not Applicable
Selections
Open to students living in the attendance boundary. show attendance boundary
How to Apply
Students can enroll in the program without submitting an application.

Open Enrollment - Non-Neighborhood

Deadline:  December 9, 2016
Application Requirements
Not Applicable
Selections
If space is available, applicants living outside the attendance boundary are randomly selected through a computerized lottery. Priority is given to applicants who have a sibling enrolled in the school. show attendance boundary
How to Apply
Online: www.apply.cps.edu or
Paper: Standard Elementary Schools application
Download at www.cps.edu/oae (click "Apply") or
Call (773) 553-2060
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
Health and Wellness
  • Common Threads 
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Life and Leadership
  • Boys/Girls Scouts 
Parent and Community
  • Gang Awareness Workshop 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Nutrition Workshops 
Scholastic
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Homework Help 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Writers Workshop 
Sports and Fitness
  • Soccer 
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 surveillance Fall 2015
Asbestos Inspection report 2013
Asbestos Inspection report - Annex 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