Andrew Carnegie is a regional gifted center and a community school recognized for its academic excellence.  Carnegie partners with the Woodlawn Childrens’ Promise Community and the University of Chicago to provide a wide range of tutoring and social services to the families in the Carnegie Community.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

Good Standing

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

572

School Type

Regional gifted center ?

Faculty


Docilla Pollard
Principal

Shirley Roberson
Assistant Principal

Argia Watson
Gifted Coordinator

Arma Adams
School Counselor

Hours


08:45 AM-03:45 PM
School Hours
8:30 am
Earliest Drop Off
3:45 pm - 5:00 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
59, 63
Metra
Metra Electric District (ME)

Demographics ?


Asian
0.2%
Black
97.4%
Hispanic
1.7%
White
0.3%
Other
0.3%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
80.9%
Limited English
0.3%
Mobility Rate ?
16.8%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Classroom Languages:

Spanish

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

School Year 2016-2017

2016 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth 2016 ?
71st
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2016 ?
45th
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
52nd
4th
71st
5th
5th
6th
76th
7th
99th
8th
94th
All
71st
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
84th
4th
36th
5th
2nd
6th
47th
7th
82nd
8th
88th
All
45th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
77th
3rd
74th
4th
83rd
5th
56th
6th
79th
7th
86th
8th
91st
All
79th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
72nd
3rd
78th
4th
64th
5th
31st
6th
50th
7th
47th
8th
68th
All
57th
 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? STRONG
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? WEAK
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? STRONG
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? STRONG
2016 Parent Survey Results ?
 
School Community: Do parents feel welcome and included in the school? STRONG
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? STRONG
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? STRONG
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 3.8 1.0 8.1
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 43.4% 6.1% 18.8%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.6 days 3.0 days 2.3 days
Other Important Metrics
2015 2016 District Average
Student attendance 94.7% 95.4% 93.4%
Teacher attendance 94.6% 90.5% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 99.9% 83.0%
Teachers 97.5% 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

Magnet Cluster

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.

Regional Gifted Center

Deadline:  December 15, 2017
Grades Served: K-5
Eligibility Requirements
An admissions test is required. Students applying to grades K-4 do not have minimum eligibility requirements in order to be tested. Students applying to grade 5 must meet the following minimum eligibility requirements:<

General Education/504 Plan Students:
Minimum percentile of 60 in both reading and math on the NWEA MAP.

IEP Students: Minimum percentile of 50 in one subject (reading or math), and minimum percentile of 40 in the other subject on the NWEA MAP.
Selections
Students are selected based on their admissions exam score. At the entry-level grade, the first 30 percent of the seats are filled by rank ordering the exam scores. The remaining seats at the entry-level grade are equally distributed among the four tiers, and are filled in rank order by the top-scoring students in each tier. For all grades above the entry-level grades, seats are filled by the top-scoring students in rank order. There is no sibling preference.
How to Apply
Students can apply online or via paper Selective Enrollment Elementary Schools application by visiting go.cps.edu.
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • After School All-Stars 
  • Community School 
  • Early Childhood Program 
Creative
  • Ballroom Dancing 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Student Art Club 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Physical Education 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Life and Leadership
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
Parent and Community
  • Family Nights 
  • Peace Circles 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • Chess Team 
  • Debate Team 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • WITS (Working in the Schools) 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls on the Run 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Tennis 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • 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
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