Hendricks  

  773-535-1696
School Year 2014-2015
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Thomas A Hendricks Elementary Community Academy
4316 S Princeton Ave
Chicago, IL 60609
773-535-1700 (Fax)

Patricia Walsh - Principal
Sandee McDonald - Other

School Hours
08:15 AM-03:15 PM
Earliest Drop Off
8:00 a.m.
After School Hours
3:15 PM - 5:30 PM

CTA Bus
24, 43
CTA Train
Red
SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2 ?
SCHOOL GRADES
Pre-K-8
# OF STUDENTS
271
SCHOOL TYPE
Neighborhood ?
Hendricks Community Academy provides a strong educational program for students. The Sit, Stay, Read program encourages primary students to read to dogs. ThinkCERCA Project in the middle grades helps to make every middle school student successful. Stride Academy is implemented in the technology department. The music and band classes at Hendricks are developing into high quality programs. We are partnered with Hubbard Street Dance Company.  There is an autism cluster program and a blended Head Start. The additional resources at Hendricks helps to produce a well rounded education for all students.

ISAT Composite 2013 ?
37.5%
CPS Average 52.5%
NWEA Reading Growth 2013 ?
37th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2013 ?
58th
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy Schools Certification ?
Healthy Schools Image ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Demographics ?
Asian
0.4%
Black
93.0%
Hispanic
4.8%
White
1.1%
Other
0.7%
 0
100

Statistics ?
Low Income
97.4%
Limited English
2.2%
Mobility Rate ?
25.6%
Chronic Truancy ?
64.6%
 0
100

Kindergarten: Full Day
Pre-K: Half Day
Bilingual Services: Unknown
Dress Code: Yes
Attendance Boundaries: Yes show
ADA accessible: Fully Accessible
Refugee Services: Unknown
Title I Eligible: Yes

2013 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
FAR BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL-ORGANIZED ?
Student Growth By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
20th
4th
86th
5th
6th
6th
31st
7th
63rd
8th
85th
All
37th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
44th
4th
60th
5th
5th
6th
17th
7th
73rd
8th
99th
All
58th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
0th
3rd
1st
4th
2nd
5th
7th
6th
0th
7th
8th
8th
31st
All
2nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
0th
3rd
6th
4th
5th
5th
17th
6th
7th
7th
18th
8th
57th
All
8th
 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? STRONG
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
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? NEUTRAL
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? STRONG
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe and does the school support positive behavior? NEUTRAL
Behavior and Discipline ?
2012 2013 District Average
Number of suspensions per 100 students 31.8 42.7 13.0
Percent of misconducts resulting in suspension 44.9% 46.2% 51.1%
Average length of suspensions 2.4 days 2.2 days 2.2 days
Other Important Metrics
2012 2013 District Average
Student attendance 91.7% 90.7% 94.5%
Teacher attendance 95.9% 95.1% 95.0%
Grades 3 to 8 on-track for high school --- 51.0% 70.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 86.1% 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 - Neighborhood

Deadline:  None
Application Requirements
Not Applicable
Selections
Open to students living in the attendance boundary. show attendance boundary
How to Apply
Students can enroll in the program without submitting an application.

Open Enrollment - Non-Neighborhood

Deadline:  December 12, 2014
Application Requirements
Not Applicable
Selections
If space is available, applicants living outside the attendance boundary are randomly selected through a computerized lottery. Priority is given to applicants who have a sibling enrolled in the school. show attendance boundary
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 
  • Performing Arts 
Creative
  • Art Studio 
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Dance 
  • Guitar 
  • Painting 
  • Percussion 
  • Piano/Keyboard 
  • Recorder 
  • Rock Band 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Tap/Ballet/Jazz Dance 
  • Weekend Enrichment 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Nutrition Workshop 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Targeted Interventions 
Parent and Community
  • Nutrition Club 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
Scholastic
  • Chess Team 
  • Newspaper 
  • Science Club 
  • Science Lab 
  • Writers Workshop 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
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
6 month asbestos surveillance Spring 2014
Asbestos Inspection report 2013
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