A small school with a Spanish World Language Program, committed to increasing achievement, we focus on developing bilingual/biliterate students by pairing dual-language instruction and Mexican cultural arts programs. Telpochcalli partners with Chicago Arts Partnership in Education, Telpochcalli Community Education Program, and the Scholarship & Guidance Association.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

280

School Type

Neighborhood ?

Faculty


Tamara Jean Witzl
Principal

Maria Teresa Cosme
Counselor/ Case Manager

Martha Carmen Rojas
Clerk

Hours


8:00 AM-3:00 PM
School Hours
7:30
Earliest Drop Off
3:00-5:00
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
60, 94
CTA Train
Blue

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
1.8%
Hispanic
96.1%
White
1.4%
Other
0.7%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
90.7%
Limited English
67.1%
Mobility Rate ?
17.7%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

Spanish

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 ?
88th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2017 ?
25th
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
NOT ENOUGH DATA
4th
95th
5th
81st
6th
99th
7th
91st
8th
82nd
All
88th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
NOT ENOUGH DATA
4th
83rd
5th
11th
6th
37th
7th
18th
8th
12th
All
25th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
33rd
3rd
35th
4th
31st
5th
41st
6th
29th
7th
70th
8th
74th
All
49th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
33rd
3rd
85th
4th
40th
5th
25th
6th
8th
7th
20th
8th
26th
All
27th
 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? VERY 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? NEUTRAL
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? STRONG
Behavior and Discipline ?
2016 2017 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 0.7 0.3 5.8
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 16.7% 20.0% 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 94.0% 93.1% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 89.9% 90.4% 90.1%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 66.3% ---
Teachers 64.7% ---

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

World Language

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
  • Community School 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
  • Smaller Learning Community 
Creative
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Drawing 
  • Ethnic/Folk Dance 
  • Fiber Arts 
  • Guitar 
  • Mixed Media 
  • Mosaics 
  • Murals 
  • Painting 
  • Paper Making 
  • Piano/Keyboard 
  • Puppetry 
  • Recorder 
  • Rhythm Group 
  • Sketching 
  • Theater 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Nutrition Workshop 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Art Appreciation 
  • Art Therapy 
  • Book Club 
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • CPR Classes 
  • Crafts Workshop 
  • Enrichment Classes 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Counseling/Support Group 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • GED Spanish Classes 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Leadership Development For Parents 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Nutrition Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Advocacy 
  • Safety Workshops 
  • Self-Esteem Workshops 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
Scholastic
  • Additional Learning Opportunities (ALO) 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Homework Help 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Tutoring 
  • Writers Workshop 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Capoeira 
  • Girls on the Run 
  • Girls on Track 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • 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
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