Waters is a community school that is recognized for its Fine and Performing Arts, Ecology, and Technology programs. Waters is a gem in an urban district that promotes environmental awareness and healthy living throughout its rigorous academic curriculum. Waters offers extensive before- and after-school programs to promote educational success.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

K-8

# of Students

624

School Type

Neighborhood ?

Faculty


Mrs.Titia Margareth Crespo
Principal

Nilsa Alvarez
Assistant Principal

Hours


08:15 AM-03:15 PM
School Hours
07:15 AM
Earliest Drop Off
03:15 PM-06:00 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Train
Brown

Demographics ?


Asian
3.4%
Black
2.7%
Hispanic
34.6%
White
54.0%
Other
5.3%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
35.6%
Limited English
13.9%
Mobility Rate ?
7.9%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Dress Code:

No

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

No

School Year 2017-2018

2017 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth 2017 ?
66th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2017 ?
50th
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Student Growth By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
42nd
4th
52nd
5th
72nd
6th
85th
7th
99th
8th
30th
All
66th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
41st
4th
99th
5th
9th
6th
45th
7th
34th
8th
3rd
All
50th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
98th
3rd
97th
4th
95th
5th
90th
6th
96th
7th
95th
8th
93rd
All
95th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
93rd
3rd
82nd
4th
98th
5th
77th
6th
77th
7th
61st
8th
62nd
All
81st
 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? VERY STRONG
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? STRONG
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? NEUTRAL
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? NEUTRAL
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? WEAK
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? WEAK
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? VERY STRONG
Behavior and Discipline ?
2016 2017 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students --- 0.0 5.8
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension --- 0.0% 16.3%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions --- 0.0 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2016 2017 District Average
Student attendance 96.0% 95.0% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 90.6% 89.3% 90.1%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 90.9% ---
Teachers 83.8% ---

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

Fine & Performing Arts/Technology

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
  • Kindergarten 
  • Performing Arts 
Creative
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Fashion 
  • Film and Video 
  • Musicals 
  • Rock Band 
  • Sewing 
  • Talent Show 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Targeted Interventions 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Life and Leadership
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Art Appreciation 
  • Community Service 
  • Enrichment Classes 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Leadership Development For Parents 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Chess Team 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Math Team 
  • Science Club 
  • Technology Club 
  • Tutoring 
  • Writers Workshop 
  • Yearbook Club 
  • Young Authors 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Chess 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls on the Run 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
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 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