Ariel  

  773-535-1996
School Year 2013-2014
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Ariel Elementary Community Academy
1119 E 46th St
Chicago, IL 60653
773-535-1931 (Fax)

Lennette Alyce Coleman - Principal
Dr. Judith Shelton - Other

School Hours
08:15 AM-03:15 PM

CTA Bus
47
Metra
Metra Electric District (ME)
SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
SCHOOL GRADES
Pre-K-8
# OF STUDENTS
495
SCHOOL TYPE
Small ?
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.

ISAT Composite 2013 ?
65.6%
CPS Average 52.5%
NWEA Reading Growth 2013 ?
99th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2013 ?
99th
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy Schools Certification ?
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Creative Schools Certification ?
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Demographics ?
Asian
0.2%
Black
98.0%
Hispanic
1.2%
White
0.2%
Other
0.4%
 0
100

Statistics ?
Low Income
82.4%
Special Education
10.3%
Limited English
0%
Student Attendance
95.0%
Teacher Attendance
96.6%
 0
100

Kindergarten: Full Day
Pre-K: Half Day
Bilingual Services: Unknown
Dress Code: Yes
Attendance Boundaries: No
ADA accessible: Generally accessible
Refugee Services: Unknown
Title I Eligible: Yes
SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
Student Growth By Grade Level FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
94th
4th
84th
5th
99th
6th
89th
7th
92nd
8th
87th
All
99th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
82nd
4th
99th
5th
99th
6th
91st
7th
92nd
8th
68th
All
99th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
67th
3rd
50th
4th
49th
5th
57th
6th
57th
7th
53rd
8th
38th
All
53rd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
38th
3rd
19th
4th
45th
5th
91st
6th
59th
7th
48th
8th
50th
All
51st
 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? STRONG
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? WEAK
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? NEUTRAL
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? STRONG
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? STRONG
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? STRONG
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? NEUTRAL
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe and does the school support positive behavior? WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2012 2013 District Average
Number of suspensions per 100 students 5.9 3.1 13.0
Percent of misconducts resulting in suspension 20.3% 37.8% 51.1%
Average length of suspensions 4.8 days 2.5 days 2.2 days
Other Important Metrics
2012 2013 District Average
Student attendance 95.5% 95.0% 94.5%
Teacher attendance 96.4% 96.6% 95.0%
Grades 3 to 8 on-track for high school --- 80.0% 70.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 95.0% 77%
Teachers 100% 81%

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 13, 2013
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 Progress Report - English 2013
School Progress Report - Spanish 2013
School Progress Report - Polish 2013
School Progress Report - Chinese 2013
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) Year 1 2012-2014
Performance Policy Report 2013
State School Report Card 2012
AYP Report 2013
Financial
Report Name Date Download
School Segment Report 2010
Building
Report Name Date Download
Facility Assessment Summary Report 2012-2013
Facility Assessment Detail Report 2012-2013
Environmental Scorecard Current
Education Facilities Master Plan 2013
Other
Report Name Date Download
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2013