Metcalfe Community Academy offers a Math and Science Magnet Cluster Program and is a Chicago Math & Science Initiative (CMSI) School. The CMSI program provides a more hands-on education in math and science. Metcalfe also offers academically-advanced students the Comprehensive Gifted Program in Grades 1-8.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2 ?

PROVISIONAL SUPPORT

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

390

School Type

Neighborhood ?

Faculty


Mr.Stephen T. Fabiyi
Principal

Mrs. Miyoshi Brown
Assistant Principal

Hours


08:00 AM-03:00 PM
School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
8A, 108
CTA Train
Red
Metra
Metra Electric District (ME)

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
97.2%
Hispanic
2.8%
White
0.0%
Other
0.0%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
98.5%
Limited English
0.5%
Mobility Rate ?
53.7%
Chronic Truancy ?
21.6%
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

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 ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth 2017 ?
34th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2017 ?
34th
National Average 50th percentile

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Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Awards

Excelerate Award Gold ?

Student Growth By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
99th
4th
57th
5th
15th
6th
4th
7th
36th
8th
15th
All
34th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
78th
4th
6th
5th
4th
6th
7th
7th
69th
8th
90th
All
34th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
39th
3rd
47th
4th
17th
5th
8th
6th
18th
7th
64th
8th
62nd
All
34th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
38th
3rd
33rd
4th
6th
5th
2nd
6th
7th
7th
58th
8th
65th
All
24th
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details 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? VERY STRONG
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? VERY STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? WEAK
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? NEUTRAL
2017 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? WEAK
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 6.8 2.5 5.8
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 23.8% 30.3% 16.3%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.0 days 1.6 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2016 2017 District Average
Student attendance 96.0% 95.1% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 90.5% 89.7% 90.1%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 69.5% ---
Teachers 80.0% ---
Parents 59% ---

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 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Mobile Asthma Provider 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Scholastic
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls’ Track 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 2017
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2017
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2017
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 2017
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