Peterson offers an instructional program that is differentiated for all students. Music, including band, choir, musicals, and an orchestra are available. We also have a comprehensive athletic program. We place an emphasis on student leadership and empowerment through our middle school model. Our academics focus on preparing students for selective high schools. Our mission is to produce college graduates, community leaders, and cultural ambassadors.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

Good Standing

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

865

School Type

Neighborhood ?

Faculty


Ms.Elsie Kathleen Kane
Principal

Scott Topel
Assistant Principal

Hours


08:45 AM-03:45 PM
School Hours
8:20 AM
Earliest Drop Off

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
82

Demographics ?


Asian
27.9%
Black
4.7%
Hispanic
37.8%
White
26.1%
Other
3.5%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
75.0%
Limited English
34.3%
Mobility Rate ?
13.9%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Dress Code:

No

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

Yes

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Preschool Inclusive 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 ?
90th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2016 ?
58th
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
75th
4th
90th
5th
99th
6th
89th
7th
73rd
8th
84th
All
90th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
67th
4th
55th
5th
46th
6th
17th
7th
75th
8th
79th
All
58th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
78th
3rd
77th
4th
52nd
5th
81st
6th
64th
7th
80th
8th
86th
All
76th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
71st
3rd
79th
4th
53rd
5th
67th
6th
61st
7th
72nd
8th
72nd
All
68th
 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? NEUTRAL
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? 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? STRONG
Behavior and Discipline ?
2015 2016 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 1.8 1.0 8.1
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 3.7% 10.0% 18.8%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.3 days 2.2 days 2.3 days
Other Important Metrics
2015 2016 District Average
Student attendance 95.2% 95.5% 93.4%
Teacher attendance 96.4% 91.1% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 94.0% 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:  December 9, 2016
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.cps.edu/oae (click "Apply") or
Call (773) 553-2060
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Early Childhood Program 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Golf 
  • Boys’ Tennis 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Chess 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Golf 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Tennis 
  • Girls’ Track 
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