Ariel  

  773-535-1996
School Year 2014-2015
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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
549
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 2014 ?
63.2%
CPS Average 52.5%
NWEA Reading Growth 2014 ?
99th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2014 ?
87th
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy Schools Certification ?
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Creative Schools Certification ?
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Demographics ?
Asian
0.2%
Black
97.6%
Hispanic
1.1%
White
0.4%
Other
0.7%
 0
100

Statistics ?
Low Income
83.6%
Limited English
0.2%
Mobility Rate ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 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

2014 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
LEVEL 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
Student Growth By Grade Level FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
89th
4th
98th
5th
99th
6th
89th
7th
99th
8th
95th
All
99th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
81st
4th
99th
5th
99th
6th
13th
7th
32nd
8th
20th
All
87th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
86th
3rd
84th
4th
88th
5th
83rd
6th
58th
7th
76th
8th
70th
All
83rd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
69th
3rd
60th
4th
95th
5th
98th
6th
37th
7th
32nd
8th
47th
All
75th
 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? NEUTRAL
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 ?
2013 2014 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 3.1 5.4 8.5
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 37.8% 49.2% 50.0%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.5 days 2.3 days 2.2 days
Other Important Metrics
2013 2014 District Average
Student attendance 95.0% 95.9% 95%
Teacher attendance 96.6% 96.3% 95.5%
Grades 3 to 8 on-track for high school 80.0% 78.7% 70.4%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 81.8% 78.7%
Teachers 96.9% 80.9%

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 12, 2014
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 2014
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 2014
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) Year 1 2012-2014