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 1 ?

Good Standing

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

286

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
1.7%
Hispanic
96.2%
White
1.4%
Other
0.7%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
87.4%
Limited English
65.4%
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 2016-2017

2016 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth 2016 ?
95th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2016 ?
48th
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
NOT ENOUGH DATA
4th
86th
5th
28th
6th
99th
7th
82nd
8th
97th
All
95th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
NOT ENOUGH DATA
4th
61st
5th
32nd
6th
45th
7th
25th
8th
63rd
All
48th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
NOT ENOUGH DATA
3rd
9th
4th
36th
5th
14th
6th
28th
7th
48th
8th
61st
All
38th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
NOT ENOUGH DATA
3rd
37th
4th
40th
5th
10th
6th
9th
7th
23rd
8th
23rd
All
23rd
 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? 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 ?
2015 2016 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 0.0 0.7 8.1
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 0.0% 16.7% 18.8%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 0.0 days 1.0 days 2.3 days
Other Important Metrics
2015 2016 District Average
Student attendance 94.6% 94.0% 93.4%
Teacher attendance 93.9% 89.9% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 84.9% 83.0%
Teachers 86.1% 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.
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