Gray offers a robust academic program for all of our students with a strong instructional staff including seventeen Nationally Board Certified Teachers. In addition to academic excellence, Gray boasts championship teams in both area and citywide athletics. We have active parent participation through our LSC, BAC and NCLB parent committees.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

1,157

School Type

Neighborhood ?

Faculty


Susan Mary Gross
Principal

Victoria Tomko
Assistant Principal

Sandra Cano
Assistant Principal

Hours


8:00 AM-3:00 PM
School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
80, 152

Demographics ?


Asian
1.8%
Black
1.9%
Hispanic
86.4%
White
8.1%
Other
1.7%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
87.9%
Limited English
29.0%
Mobility Rate ?
12.4%
Chronic Truancy ?
16.6%
 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 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth 2017 ?
75th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2017 ?
70th
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 ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
58th
4th
50th
5th
59th
6th
95th
7th
78th
8th
80th
All
75th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
90th
4th
53rd
5th
71st
6th
42nd
7th
68th
8th
79th
All
70th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
37th
3rd
54th
4th
51st
5th
46th
6th
69th
7th
74th
8th
85th
All
62nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
61st
3rd
68th
4th
66th
5th
66th
6th
57th
7th
61st
8th
84th
All
67th
 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? NEUTRAL
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? NEUTRAL
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? WEAK
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? NEUTRAL
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 1.5 2.1 5.8
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 22.4% 16.9% 16.3%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.3 days 2.0 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2016 2017 District Average
Student attendance 95.3% 95.0% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 90.7% 90.3% 90.1%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 94.6% ---
Teachers 88.3% ---
Parents 57% ---

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

Technology

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 
  • Kindergarten 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Scholastic
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Tennis 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Tennis 
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