Lindblom, a US News & World Report Gold Medal School, offers high-achieving students unique programs in critical world languages, math and science. With the largest Mandarin language program in Chicago and the largest non-heritage Arabic program in the United States, our language program affords students unique and rich opportunities.

Our Biotechnology Center of Excellence, run in partnership with Baxter International and the Office of STEM Education Partnerships at Northwestern University, provides the anchor for our deep STEM program. 

With two forward-looking CTE programs, computer science and pre-engineering, Lindblom continues to find ways to make our students stand out to colleges and universities.

Lindblom graduates have included Posse scholarship winners, a QuestBridge recipient,   and Gates Scholars. With over $37million in scholarships offered this past year, Lindblom is putting our students on the map!


 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

7-12

# of Students

1,323

School Type

Selective enrollment ?

Faculty


Mr.Wayne Joseph Bevis
Principal

Karen Fitzpatrick
Assistant Principal

Kelli Easterly
Assistant Principal

Hours


8:00 - 3:05pm
School Hours
8:00 a.m. - 3:05 p.m.
HS Freshman Hours
6:15 AM
Earliest Drop Off
3:05 PM - 8:30 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
9, 48, 63
CTA Train
Green

Demographics ?


Asian
1.0%
Black
70.7%
Hispanic
24.6%
White
2.6%
Other
1.1%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
67.0%
Limited English
1.4%
Mobility Rate ?
1.5%
Chronic Truancy ?
48.3%
 0
100

Pre-K:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

No

Classroom Languages:

Arabic, Chinese

Dress Code:

No

Attendance Boundaries:

No

Refugee Services:

No

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Significantly Modified Curriculum w/ Intensive Supports Program:

Yes

School Year 2017-2018

2017 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
FAR ABOVE EXPECTATIONS ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
SAT Average 2017 ?
1120
CPS Average 968
5-Year Cohort Graduation Rate 2017 ?
89.3%
CPS Average 77.5%
College Enrollment 2017 ?
87.9%
CPS Average 59.8%

Healthy CPS
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Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Awards

Spotlight Award ?

Student Growth By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Student Growth (percentile)
9th Grade (PSAT9)
78th
10th Grade (PSAT10)
65th
11th Grade (SAT)
82nd
0
50
99
Local Median
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR ABOVE EXPECTATIONS ?
Student Attainment (Percent Meeting College Readiness Benchmarks)
9th Grade (PSAT9)
88.8%
10th Grade (PSAT10)
83.3%
11th Grade (SAT)
86.2%
All
86%
 0
50
100
Majority of Students
This School's Average Score
PSAT9 - 965
PSAT10 - 1010
SAT - 1120
Progress Toward Graduation and College
Freshman On Track
School (2017)
98.9%
CPS (2017)
88.7%
School (2016)
99.3%
CPS (2016)
87.4%
 0
100
4 Year Graduation  (classes of 2016 and 2017)
School (2017)
93.0%
CPS (2017)
74.7%
School (2016)
87.6%
CPS (2016)
73.5%
 0
100
5 Year Graduation  (classes of 2015 and 2016)
School (2017)
89.3%
CPS (2017)
77.5%
School (2016)
89.2%
CPS (2016)
73.5%
 0
100
College Enrollment  (classes of 2015 and 2016)
School (2017)
87.9%
CPS (2017)
59.8%
School (2016)
83.6%
CPS (2016)
57.9%
 0
100
College Persistence  (classes of 2014 and 2015)
School (2017)
88.2%
CPS (2017)
71.9%
School (2016)
91.1%
CPS (2016)
71.6%
 0
100
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? VERY STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? NEUTRAL
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? STRONG
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? NEUTRAL
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? NEUTRAL
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 2.6 2.3 5.8
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 88.9% 73.2% 16.3%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.3 days 2.8 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2016 2017 District Average
Student attendance 93.2% 91.6% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 91.1% 91.1% 90.1%
1 Year Dropout Rate 1.1% 2.2% 7.1%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 64.8% ---
Teachers 66.7% ---
Parents 36% ---

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

Academic Center

Deadline:  12/22/2017
Grades Served: 7-8
Application Requirements
General Education and 504 Plan students: Minimum percentile of 45 in both reading and math on NWEA MAP.

IEP and EL students: Minimum NWEA MAP percentile of 50 in one subject (reading or math) and minimum NWEA MAP percentile of 40 in the other subject (reading or math).

Testing is required for all eligible applicants.
Selections
Eligible students are selected on a point system with a maximum of 900 points. Students are assigned points for prior year final grades, NWEA MAP scores, and the admissions test, each worth a maximum of 300 points.
How to Apply
Access online Selective Enrollment Elementary Schools application or paper Selective Enrollment Elementary Schools application at go.cps.edu.

Selective Enrollment High School

Deadline:  12/22/2017
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
General Education and 504 Plan students: Minimum percentile of 24 in both reading and math on NWEA MAP.

IEP and EL students: Minimum combined percentile of 48 in reading and math on NWEA MAP.

Testing is required for all eligible applicants.
Selections
Students currently enrolled in the school's Academic Center will have a deadline to submit their intent to enroll in ninth grade if they wish to remain in the school.

Eligible students who are not currently enrolled in the school are selected on a point system with a maximum of 900 points. Students are assigned points for 7th grade final grades, NWEA MAP scores, and the admissions test, each worth a maximum of 300 points. The first 30% of the available seats are filled by the top scoring students based on rank score; the remaining seats are equally distributed among the four socio-economic tiers and filled by the top-scoring students in each tier.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.
In-School Programs   ?
  • AP (17) 
  • CTE (Gaming 
  • Pre-Engineering - Project Lead the Way) 
  • JROTC 
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Career and Technical Education Programs 
  • Pre-Engineering 
College and Career
  • ACT/SAT Prep Courses 
  • College Tours 
Creative
  • Animation 
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Ceramics 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Drawing 
  • Fiber Arts 
  • Film and Video 
  • Graphic Design 
  • Guitar 
  • Mixed Media 
  • Modern/Hip-Hop Dance 
  • Mosaics 
  • Musicals 
  • Painting 
  • Percussion 
  • Photography 
  • Plays/Acting 
  • Rock Band 
  • Sketching 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Student Music Club 
  • Talent Show 
  • Theater 
  • Web Design 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
Life and Leadership
  • Activism/Social Impact Clubs 
  • Environmental Club 
  • JROTC 
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Mikva Challenge 
  • Peer Jury 
  • Peer Mentors 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
  • Student Ambassadors 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Safe Passage 
  • Transition to College Workshops 
Scholastic
  • Advanced Placement 
  • Chess Team 
  • Debate Team 
  • Math Team 
  • Newspaper 
  • Yearbook Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Basketball 
  • Bowling 
  • Boys’ Baseball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Bowling 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Golf 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Softball 
  • Boys’ Swimming 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Boys’ Water Polo 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Chess 
  • Dance 
  • Football 
  • Girls’ Baseball 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Bowling 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Golf 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Swimming 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Girls’ Water Polo 
  • Pom-Pon 
  • Wrestling 
  • Yoga/Pilates 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 2017
High School Progress Report - English 2017
High School Progress Report - Spanish 2017
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2017
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2017
School Quality Rating Report 2016
High School Progress Report - English 2016
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2016
High School Progress Report - Spanish 2016
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2016
School Quality Rating Report 2015
High School Progress Report - English 2015
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2015
High School Progress Report - Spanish 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 2013
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