A Fine and Performing Arts School that houses the Regional Bilingual Gifted Center for Spanish ELLs for Grades K-8th. The school also has High/Low incidence Program, a Bilingual Center for students who have arrived from Spanish Speaking countries, and a community school that offers a variety of after-school programs and extracurricular activities.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

542

School Type

Neighborhood ?

Faculty


Efrain Martinez
Principal

Brennen Humphrey
Assistant Principal

Yvette Bazan
Bilingual Coordinator

Hours


08:00 AM-03:00 PM
School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
18, 50
CTA Train
Orange, Pink

Demographics ?


Asian
0.4%
Black
1.8%
Hispanic
96.1%
White
1.1%
Other
0.6%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
91.1%
Limited English
34.7%
Mobility Rate ?
5.8%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

Spanish

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Significantly Modified Curriculum w/ Intensive Supports Program:

Yes

Deaf/Hard of Hearing Program:

Yes

School Year 2017-2018

2017 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
PARTIALLY ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth 2017 ?
73rd
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2017 ?
24th
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 AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
94th
4th
99th
5th
55th
6th
33rd
7th
84th
8th
75th
All
73rd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
54th
4th
42nd
5th
40th
6th
1st
7th
61st
8th
61st
All
24th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
86th
3rd
91st
4th
88th
5th
97th
6th
45th
7th
66th
8th
84th
All
75th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
91st
3rd
90th
4th
86th
5th
94th
6th
31st
7th
39th
8th
69th
All
59th
 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? NEUTRAL
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? WEAK
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? 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 ?
2016 2017 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 2.5 2.7 5.8
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 14.1% 11.7% 16.3%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 3.1 days 2.9 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2016 2017 District Average
Student attendance 96.7% 96.1% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 90.2% 89.8% 90.1%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 93.2% ---
Teachers 72.3% ---

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 final 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.

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
  • After School All-Stars 
  • Comprehensive Gifted Program 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
  • Performing Arts 
Creative
  • Art Studio 
  • Dance 
  • Drawing 
  • Ethnic/Folk Dance 
  • Graphic Design 
  • Mixed Media 
  • Murals 
  • Painting 
  • Talent Show 
  • Web Design 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • School-based Health Centers 
Life and Leadership
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
Parent and Community
  • Art Appreciation 
  • Crafts Workshop 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Counseling/Support Group 
  • Family Nights 
  • Gang Awareness Workshop 
  • GED Spanish Classes 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Leadership Development For Parents 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Yoga 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Comprehensive Gifted Program 
  • Mayor Daley’s Book Club 
  • Newspaper 
  • Science Lab 
  • Technology Club 
  • Yearbook Club 
  • Young Authors 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Aerobics 
  • Basketball 
  • Bicycle 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Chess 
  • Conditioning and Fitness 
  • Fitness Basics 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Gymnastics 
  • Jump Rope 
  • Pom-Pon 
  • Running 
  • Soccer 
  • Tumbling 
  • 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
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