Pulaski has an International Baccalaureate (IB) program and a Regional Gifted Center for Spanish-speaking English Language Learners (K-8), and two half-day preschool programs that meet NAEYC standards. The school promotes strong academic programs and the arts and has a fully automated media center. Pulaski’s teachers are exceptional, dedicated, and highly qualified.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

929

School Type

Neighborhood ?

Faculty


Diana T Racasi
Principal

Diana Racasi
Assistant Principal

Hours


8:45 AM-3:45 PM
School Hours

 

Public Transit


Not Reported

Demographics ?


Asian
1.7%
Black
1.1%
Hispanic
74.2%
White
20.2%
Other
2.8%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
65.0%
Limited English
17.1%
Mobility Rate ?
5.7%
Chronic Truancy ?
0.2%
 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

School Year 2017-2018

2017 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth 2017 ?
79th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2017 ?
86th
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Awards

Excelerate Award Gold ?

Student Growth By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
99th
4th
55th
5th
24th
6th
72nd
7th
97th
8th
67th
All
79th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
99th
4th
79th
5th
75th
6th
27th
7th
95th
8th
88th
All
86th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
80th
3rd
90th
4th
92nd
5th
87th
6th
82nd
7th
93rd
8th
91st
All
89th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
76th
3rd
90th
4th
92nd
5th
88th
6th
67th
7th
85th
8th
86th
All
84th
 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? STRONG
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? NEUTRAL
2017 Parent Survey Results ?
 
School Community: Do parents feel welcome and included in the school? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? STRONG
Behavior and Discipline ?
2016 2017 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 2.3 1.5 5.8
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 20.6% 12.8% 16.3%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.2 days 1.1 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2016 2017 District Average
Student attendance 96.1% 95.9% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 90.9% 90.4% 90.1%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 99.9% ---
Teachers 89.2% ---
Parents < 30% ---

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

EL Regional Gifted (Spanish)

Deadline:  12/22/2017
Grades Served: K-8
Application Requirements
An admissions test is required. Students applying to grades K-4 do not have minimum eligibility requirements in order to be tested. Students applying to grades 5-8 must have no lower than a 'B' on their finall reading and math grades from the previous school year in order to be tested.
Selections
Students are selected based on their admissions exam score. At the entry-level grade, the first 30 percent of the seats are filled by rank ordering the exam scores. The remaining seats at the entry-level grade are equally distributed among the four tiers, and are filled in rank order by the top-scoring students in each tier. For all grades above the entry-level grades, seats are filled by the top-scoring students in rank order. There is no sibling preference.
How to Apply
Students can apply online or via paper Selective Enrollment Elementary Schools application by visiting go.cps.edu.

International Baccalaureate (IB)

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
  • Community School 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
  • Tuition Based Preschool 
Creative
  • Band/Orchestra 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Parent and Community
  • Family Nights 
  • Parent Patrol 
Sports and Fitness
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Softball 
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