Christopher provides a general academic program for Grades one through eight and a special education program for students with physical disabilities and other health impairments. Special education students are educated along with their non-disabled peers in a caring and inclusive community.

 

School Rating ?

Inability to Rate ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

K-8

# of Students

382

School Type

Neighborhood ?

Faculty


Katherine M Gallagher
Principal

Hours


7:30 AM-2:30 PM
School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
48, 49, 94
CTA Train
Orange

Demographics ?


Asian
0.5%
Black
16.2%
Hispanic
77.5%
White
5.0%
Other
0.8%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
94.2%
Limited English
51.6%
Mobility Rate ?
13.9%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

No

Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Significantly Modified Curriculum w/ Intensive Supports Program:

Yes

School Year 2017-2018

2017 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Inability to Rate ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
PARTIALLY ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth 2017 ?
71st
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2017 ?
52nd
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Student Growth By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
NOT ENOUGH DATA
4th
23rd
5th
99th
6th
17th
7th
94th
8th
61st
All
71st
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
NOT ENOUGH DATA
4th
10th
5th
85th
6th
29th
7th
64th
8th
45th
All
52nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
7th
3rd
7th
4th
15th
5th
32nd
6th
44th
7th
21st
8th
44th
All
25th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
8th
3rd
10th
4th
17th
5th
21st
6th
36th
7th
17th
8th
45th
All
24th
 0
50
99
National Average
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
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? STRONG
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? NEUTRAL
Behavior and Discipline ?
2016 2017 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 0.8 0.3 5.8
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 18.8% 25.0% 16.3%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.0 days 1.0 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2016 2017 District Average
Student attendance 86.4% 84.7% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 89.3% 89.3% 90.1%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 97.4% ---
Teachers 84.1% ---

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

There are no program application requirements available.
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Scholastic
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
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