Pritzker’s Options program includes both a Fine and Performing Arts Magnet Cluster Program & a Regional Gifted Center offered at an accelerated pace of at least one year above grade level with Spanish as a world language. We also provide services and accommodations for students with special needs. Pritzker is recognized as aTier 1 School in Excellent Standing.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

Good Standing

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

740

School Type

Regional gifted center ?

Faculty


Joenile Stevente Albert-Reese
Principal

Ms. Barbara Abdullah-Smith
Other

Hours


9:00 AM-04:00 PM
School Hours
8:30 AM
Earliest Drop Off
4:00 PM - 6:00PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
50, 56, 72
CTA Train
Blue, Orange

Demographics ?


Asian
4.6%
Black
28.1%
Hispanic
33.5%
White
26.2%
Other
7.6%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
44.9%
Limited English
5.7%
Mobility Rate ?
11.9%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Dress Code:

No

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

No

School Year 2016-2017

2016 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
PARTIALLY ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth 2016 ?
76th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2016 ?
68th
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Awards

Excelerate Award Gold ?

Student Growth By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
32nd
4th
23rd
5th
98th
6th
83rd
7th
87th
8th
75th
All
76th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
59th
4th
6th
5th
97th
6th
42nd
7th
84th
8th
64th
All
68th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
84th
3rd
91st
4th
81st
5th
98th
6th
84th
7th
93rd
8th
89th
All
91st
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
84th
3rd
90th
4th
75th
5th
99th
6th
72nd
7th
92nd
8th
82nd
All
88th
 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? NEUTRAL
Behavior and Discipline ?
2015 2016 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 4.9 4.5 8.1
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 13.1% 17.4% 18.8%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.6 days 2.2 days 2.3 days
Other Important Metrics
2015 2016 District Average
Student attendance 95.0% 95.0% 93.4%
Teacher attendance 94.2% 89.3% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 92.1% 83.0%
Teachers 70.2% 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

Magnet Cluster

Deadline:  December 15, 2017
Grades Served: PK-8
Eligibility 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.
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.

Regional Gifted Center

Deadline:  December 15, 2017
Grades Served: PK-8
Eligibility 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 meet the following minimum eligibility requirements:<

General Education/504 Plan Students:
Minimum percentile of 60 in both reading and math on the NWEA MAP.

IEP Students: Minimum percentile of 50 in one subject (reading or math), and minimum percentile of 40 in the other subject on the NWEA MAP.
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.
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • After School All-Stars 
  • Comprehensive Gifted Program 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
  • Performing Arts 
Creative
  • Art Studio 
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Ceramics 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Guitar 
  • Modern/Hip-Hop Dance 
  • Musicals 
  • Painting 
  • Piano/Keyboard 
  • Plays/Acting 
  • Rhythm Group 
  • Rock Band 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Tap/Ballet/Jazz Dance 
  • Theater 
  • Violin/Strings 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Life and Leadership
  • Boys/Girls Scouts 
Parent and Community
  • Book Club 
  • Enrichment Classes 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Nutrition Club 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Parent Summer Camp 
  • Running 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Chicago History Fair 
  • Comprehensive Gifted Program 
  • DePaul/America Reads 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Science Club 
  • Science Lab 
  • Tutoring 
  • Writers Workshop 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Baseball 
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Baseball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Softball 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Flag Football 
  • Football 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Tennis 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Running 
  • Soccer 
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