John Hay Community Academy is an elementary school located in the historic Austin neighborhood. Hay Academy has a dynamic teaching staff, vibrant student body, and strong community partnerships. We are very excited about our data-driven instruction, commitment to the arts and health and wellness, as well as our phenomenal after school programming.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2 ?

PROVISIONAL SUPPORT

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

385

School Type

Neighborhood ?

Faculty


Latrese Tonya Mathis
Principal

Hours


7:45 A.M. - 2:45 P.M.
School Hours
07:30 A.M.
Earliest Drop Off

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
57, 70
CTA Train
Green

Demographics ?


Asian
0.3%
Black
86.2%
Hispanic
12.5%
White
0.5%
Other
0.5%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
97.1%
Limited English
2.6%
Mobility Rate ?
23.9%
Chronic Truancy ?
20.5%
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full and 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 2 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth 2017 ?
38th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2017 ?
40th
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Student Growth By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
64th
4th
55th
5th
4th
6th
48th
7th
2nd
8th
64th
All
38th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
26th
4th
94th
5th
34th
6th
8th
7th
34th
8th
18th
All
40th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
13th
3rd
29th
4th
24th
5th
20th
6th
36th
7th
20th
8th
41st
All
26th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
16th
3rd
11th
4th
44th
5th
14th
6th
21st
7th
44th
8th
28th
All
26th
 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? VERY STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? STRONG
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? STRONG
2017 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? STRONG
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2016 2017 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 9.5 6.9 5.8
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 23.5% 21.6% 16.3%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.4 days 2.5 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2016 2017 District Average
Student attendance 94.7% 93.9% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 90.1% 89.9% 90.1%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 98.1% ---
Teachers 93.3% ---
Parents 48% ---

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

General Education

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 
  • Performing Arts 
Creative
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Drawing 
  • Modern/Hip-Hop Dance 
  • Murals 
  • Piano/Keyboard 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Talent Show 
  • Theater 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Targeted Interventions 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Life and Leadership
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Peer Mentors 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Book Club 
  • Cooking Club 
  • Family Breakfasts 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Grandparents Group 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Peace Circles 
Scholastic
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Mayor Daley’s Book Club 
  • Science Lab 
  • Tutoring 
  • Writers Workshop 
  • Young Authors 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Softball 
  • Dance 
  • Flag Football 
  • Football 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Soccer 
  • Volleyball 
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