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 2+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

277

School Type

Neighborhood ?

Faculty


Katherine Chuu
Principal

Kelly Wingate
Counselor

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
6.1%
Hispanic
79.8%
White
8.7%
Other
0.7%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
85.6%
Limited English
33.9%
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 2017-2018

2017 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth 2017 ?
56th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2017 ?
66th
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 AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
1st
4th
78th
5th
13th
6th
46th
7th
96th
8th
72nd
All
56th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
72nd
4th
99th
5th
9th
6th
39th
7th
31st
8th
92nd
All
66th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
91st
3rd
70th
4th
69th
5th
44th
6th
38th
7th
54th
8th
82nd
All
68th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
81st
3rd
54th
4th
71st
5th
23rd
6th
24th
7th
33rd
8th
67th
All
50th
 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? NEUTRAL
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 ?
2016 2017 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 0.0 0.7 5.8
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 0.0% 14.3% 16.3%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 0.0 days 3.5 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2016 2017 District Average
Student attendance 95.3% 94.6% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 89.8% 90.3% 90.1%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 94.1% ---
Teachers 69.2% ---

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

General Education

Deadline:  12/22/2017
Grades Served: K-8
Application 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.
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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
  • 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 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
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) 2016-2018
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) Year 1 2012-2014