At Cardenas we maintain high expectations for all members of the school community (students, parents, and staff). As educators we lay the foundation for college and career readiness. We strongly believe that all students will learn through rigorous and differentiated classroom instruction. Every child will have an equal opportunity to be educated in a safe and positive environment.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

Good Standing

School Grades

PK,K-3

# of Students

610

School Type

Neighborhood ?

Faculty


Jeremy Conrad Feiwell
Principal

Marisela Ramirez
Assistant Principal

Hours


08:30 AM-03:30 PM
School Hours
8:15
Earliest Drop Off

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
21, 82
CTA Train
Pink

Demographics ?


Asian
0.3%
Black
3.8%
Hispanic
95.1%
White
0.3%
Other
0.5%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
97.5%
Limited English
54.1%
Mobility Rate ?
18.5%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

Spanish

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Preschool Instructional Program:

Yes

School Year 2015-2016
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2016 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth 2016 ?
79th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2016 ?
79th
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy CPS
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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
79th
4th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
5th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
6th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
7th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
8th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
All
79th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
79th
4th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
5th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
6th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
7th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
8th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
All
79th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
46th
3rd
48th
4th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
5th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
6th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
7th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
8th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
All
48th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
84th
3rd
73rd
4th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
5th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
6th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
7th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
8th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
All
74th
 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? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? STRONG
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? STRONG
2016 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? STRONG
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Behavior and Discipline ?
2015 2016 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 0.1 0.0 8.1
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 3.8% 0.0% 18.8%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.0 days 0.0 days 2.3 days
Other Important Metrics
2015 2016 District Average
Student attendance 96.0% 96.2% 93.4%
Teacher attendance 96.9% 92.0% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 0.0% 83.0%
Teachers 99.9% 83.2%

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:  None
Application Requirements
Not Applicable
Selections
This school does not accept students living outside the attendance boundary. show attendance boundary
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Early Childhood Program 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Parent and Community
  • Crafts Workshop 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Gang Awareness Workshop 
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Nutrition Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Safety Workshops 
  • Self-Esteem Workshops 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
Scholastic
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Science Lab 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Writers Workshop 
  • Young Authors 
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
6 month asbestos surveillance Fall 2015
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) Year 1 2012-2014