Douglas Taylor Elementary School offers a Literature and Writing Magnet Program. Students learn critical thinking skills by writing in many genres of literature: fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. Students develop their creative writing skills in completing manuscripts in Young Authors. Students also learn how to explain, reason, communicate, and problem solve in all areas.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

440

School Type

Neighborhood ?

Faculty


Mrs.Dawn Marie Hill
Principal

Urbano Adrianzen
Assistant Principal

Hours


8:15 am-3:15 pm
School Hours
8:00 a.m.
Earliest Drop Off
6:00 p.m.
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


Not Reported

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
8.4%
Hispanic
87.7%
White
3.0%
Other
0.9%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
96.6%
Limited English
42.7%
Mobility Rate ?
22.7%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

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 2+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
PARTIALLY ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth 2017 ?
68th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2017 ?
40th
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 AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
80th
4th
10th
5th
55th
6th
44th
7th
96th
8th
72nd
All
68th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
92nd
4th
1st
5th
6th
6th
50th
7th
93rd
8th
48th
All
40th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
63rd
3rd
81st
4th
34th
5th
47th
6th
37th
7th
67th
8th
65th
All
58th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
48th
3rd
84th
4th
40th
5th
36th
6th
35th
7th
46th
8th
47th
All
47th
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details PARTIALLY 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? WEAK
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? WEAK
2016 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? WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2016 2017 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 3.3 6.6 5.8
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 28.6% 21.5% 16.3%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.4 days 1.5 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2016 2017 District Average
Student attendance 96.1% 95.0% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 89.0% 88.7% 90.1%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 98.0% ---
Teachers 51.4% ---

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
  • Early Childhood Program 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Mobile Asthma Provider 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Scholastic
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Boys’ Golf 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Golf 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 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 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