The John C. Coonley School strives to be the premier neighborhood school in the Northcenter Community by encouraging its students to become scholars who reflect on their academic achievements, are motivated towards postsecondary opportunities, seek new challenges, and provide service to their community.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

Good Standing

School Grades

K-8

# of Students

948

School Type

Regional gifted center ?

Faculty


Gregory Alan Zurawski
Principal

Stephen Laslo
Assistant Principal

Hours


08:30 AM-03:30 PM
School Hours
3:30PM - 6:00PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
11, 50, 80
CTA Train
Brown

Demographics ?


Asian
5.1%
Black
1.9%
Hispanic
24.1%
White
61.5%
Other
7.5%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
20.6%
Limited English
5.9%
Mobility Rate ?
8.2%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
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100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Dress Code:

No

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

No

Significantly Modified Curriculum w/ Intensive Supports Program:

Yes

School Year 2015-2016
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2016 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth 2016 ?
91st
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2016 ?
86th
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy CPS
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Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Awards

Excelerate Award Gold ? Excellence Award ?

Student Growth By Grade Level FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
91st
4th
94th
5th
98th
6th
61st
7th
99th
8th
18th
All
91st
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
94th
4th
87th
5th
83rd
6th
5th
7th
99th
8th
59th
All
86th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
99th
3rd
98th
4th
99th
5th
99th
6th
99th
7th
99th
8th
98th
All
99th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
97th
3rd
98th
4th
98th
5th
99th
6th
97th
7th
99th
8th
98th
All
98th
 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? STRONG
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? 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? VERY STRONG
Behavior and Discipline ?
2015 2016 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 0.2 0.1 8.1
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 25.0% 8.3% 18.8%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.0 days 2.0 days 2.3 days
Other Important Metrics
2015 2016 District Average
Student attendance 95.7% 95.4% 93.4%
Teacher attendance 95.3% 90.8% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 87.3% 83.0%
Teachers 71.4% 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

Regional Gifted Center

Deadline:  December 9, 2016
Application Requirements
An admissions test is required. Eligibility for the admissions test is as follows:
K-4: None
5-8: Minimum 60th percentile in both reading and math on NWEA MAP.

IEP Students: Minimum 50th percentile in one subject (reading or math), and minimum 40th percentile in the other subject on NWEA MAP.
Selections
Applicants are selected based on their admissions exam score. Selection for all applicants is in accordance with the tier system outlined in the admissions policy for magnet, selective enrollment and other Options for Knowledge programs.
How to Apply
Online: www.apply.cps.edu or
Paper: Selective Enrollment Elementary Schools application
Download at www.cps.edu/oae (click "Apply") or
Call (773) 553-2060
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • After School All-Stars 
  • Kindergarten 
  • Performing Arts 
Creative
  • Art Studio 
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Mosaics 
  • Musicals 
  • Photography 
  • Pottery 
  • Recorder 
  • Theater 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Chicago History Fair 
  • Comprehensive Gifted Program 
  • Math Bowl 
  • Math Team 
  • Newspaper 
  • Science Club 
  • Science Lab 
  • Young Authors 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Softball 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Chess 
  • Football 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Tennis 
  • Girls’ 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 surveillance Fall 2015
Asbestos Inspection report 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