Phoebe A. Hearst is a neighborhood public school serving the LeClaire Courts/Sleepy Hollow community.  It’s one of 429 elementary schools in the City of Chicago School District 299.  Hearst serves 350 students from Pre-K to 8th grade.  Our school also offers comprehensive specialty programs for English Language Learners and Students with Autism.  With a rich academic and social curriculum, Hearst focuses on the whole child. Students are assessed regularly and provided with specific feedback towards improving. Hearst is a welcoming school where respect, responsibility, and hard work drive student success.  After-school programs address academics, physical fitness, well-being, and arts and crafts.
Hearst Partners in Education DePaul University, After School All Stars, Common Threads, Ravinia,OpenLands, South Chicago Art Center, and Bulldog Sollutions.
   MISSION: The Hearst community will develop their capacities through rigorous LEARNING activities devoted to academic and professional growth.  Through COLLABORATIVE efforts we will set a course for college and career preparedness RESULTING in the achievement of our goals.
 

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

361

School Type

Neighborhood ?

Faculty


Teresa Helen Chrobak-Prince
Principal

Ms. Kristin Blathras
Assistant Principal

Felix Mejia
School Clerk

Thelma Traylor
Couselor

Hours


08:45 AM-03:45 PM
School Hours
8:30
Earliest Drop Off
3:45-5:00
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
47, 54B

Demographics ?


Asian
0.3%
Black
37.4%
Hispanic
59.0%
White
1.7%
Other
1.7%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
86.4%
Limited English
27.7%
Mobility Rate ?
21.9%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Preschool Instructional Program:

Yes

Significantly Modified Curriculum w/ Intensive Supports Program:

Yes

School Year 2017-2018

2017 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
MODERATELY ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth 2017 ?
86th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2017 ?
88th
National Average 50th percentile

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Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Awards

Excelerate Award Gold ?

Student Growth By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
68th
4th
91st
5th
92nd
6th
28th
7th
71st
8th
98th
All
86th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
80th
4th
55th
5th
99th
6th
13th
7th
99th
8th
64th
All
88th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
29th
3rd
34th
4th
40th
5th
24th
6th
41st
7th
48th
8th
80th
All
42nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
30th
3rd
56th
4th
42nd
5th
31st
6th
32nd
7th
39th
8th
81st
All
46th
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details MODERATELY 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? VERY STRONG
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? WEAK
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? VERY WEAK
2016 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? 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? VERY STRONG
Behavior and Discipline ?
2016 2017 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 1.5 3.9 5.8
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 6.7% 14.6% 16.3%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.2 days 2.1 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2016 2017 District Average
Student attendance 95.7% 95.4% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 90.3% 90.2% 90.1%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 88.3% ---
Teachers 65.1% ---

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
  • After School All-Stars 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
Creative
  • Culinary Classes 
  • Talent Show 
Health and Wellness
  • Common Threads 
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Nutrition Workshop 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Parent and Community
  • Book Club 
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Counseling/Support Group 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Nutrition Workshops 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
  • Walking 
Scholastic
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Homework Help 
  • Technology Club 
  • Writers Workshop 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
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
Asbestos Inspection Report 2013
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 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