Created in 1996, Ariel Community Academy is a small school with small class sizes that offers individualized instruction and opportunities for acceleration and enrichment for each student. Academic programs include a finance and investment curriculum, high school credit for algebra, economics, biology, and Spanish.

 

School Rating ?

LEVEL 1 ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

530

School Type

Small ?

Faculty


Lennette Alyce Coleman
Principal

Dr. Judith Shelton
Other

Hours


08:15 AM-03:15 PM
School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
47
Metra
Metra Electric District (ME)

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
97.2%
Hispanic
1.7%
White
0.2%
Other
0.9%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
80.9%
Limited English
0.6%
Mobility Rate ?
6%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

No

Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Accessibility Level:

Generally accessible

Significantly Modified Curriculum w/ Intensive Supports Program:

Yes

School Year 2015-2016
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2015 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
LEVEL 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth 2015 ?
38th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2015 ?
64th
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy Schools Certification ?
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
76th
4th
5th
5th
8th
6th
52nd
7th
75th
8th
40th
All
38th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
65th
4th
99th
5th
99th
6th
1st
7th
41st
8th
58th
All
64th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
77th
3rd
91st
4th
60th
5th
63rd
6th
73rd
7th
67th
8th
70th
All
76th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
55th
3rd
72nd
4th
95th
5th
99th
6th
59th
7th
40th
8th
56th
All
80th
 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? STRONG
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? STRONG
2014 Parent Survey Results ?
 
School Community: Do parents feel welcome and included in the school? NEUTRAL
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? NEUTRAL
Behavior and Discipline ?
2014 2015 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 5.4 0.9 3.8
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 49.2% 5.8% 18.4%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.3 days 3.0 days 2.1 days
Other Important Metrics
2014 2015 District Average
Student attendance 95.9% 94.9% 95.1%
Teacher attendance 96.3% 95.4% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 98.2% 81.2%
Teachers 99.9% 80.7%

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

Open Enrollment

Deadline:  December 11, 2015
Application Requirements
Not Applicable
Selections
Applicants are selected by computerized lottery. Priority is given to applicants who have a sibling enrolled in the school.
How to Apply
Online: www.apply.cps.edu or
Paper: Standard Elementary Schools application
Download at www.cpsoae.org (click "Apply") or
Call (773) 553-2060
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Tennis 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
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
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 2015
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2014
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) Year 1 2012-2014