At South Shore International College Prep, we offer a personal high school experience with our small student body,energetic staff and highly engaged world community. We are committed to exposing each student to varied levels of Internationalism, from studying various cultures to international communications to world travel.

Our rigorous college preparatory curriculum includes an extended world language program, Honors and AP courses, whole school International Baccalaureate philosophy, and CTE programs in Medical and Health Careers and CISCO Networking.

We offer competitive sports teams, Chess Club World Language Clubs, Student Government, Power of Sound, True Star, Model UN, Art Club, Technology Club and more.

Academic Enrichments, After School Matters, Beta Club, Mentoring, Homework/Tutoring Center, Youth Leadership

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

Good Standing

School Grades

9-12

# of Students

693

School Type

Selective enrollment ?

Faculty


Janice Elaine Wells
Principal

Paulette Lakyne Grissett
Assistant Principal

Hours


9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
School Hours
8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
HS Freshman Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
J14, 15, 75
CTA Train
Red

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
95.8%
Hispanic
2.9%
White
0.0%
Other
1.3%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
87.4%
Limited English
0.6%
Mobility Rate ?
7.7%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

No

Classroom Languages:

Chinese, Spanish

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

No

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Significantly Modified Curriculum w/ Intensive Supports Program:

Yes

School Year 2016-2017

2016 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
ACT Average 2016 ?
17.9
CPS Average 18.4
5-Year Cohort Graduation Rate 2016 ?
71.0%
CPS Average 73.5%
College Enrollment 2016 ?
64.2%
CPS Average 57.9%

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Student Growth By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Student Growth (percentile)
11th Grade (ACT)
-1.5
-4
 0
4
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Student Attainment (percentile)
11th Grade (ACT)
31st
 0
50
99
National Average
This School's Average Score
ACT - 17.9
Progress Toward Graduation and College
Freshman On Track
School (2016)
98.8%
CPS (2016)
87.4%
School (2015)
98.5%
CPS (2015)
84.1%
 0
100
4 Year Graduation  (classes of 2015 and 2016)
School (2016)
85.8%
CPS (2016)
73.5%
School (2015)
69.6%
CPS (2015)
68.2%
 0
100
5 Year Graduation  (classes of 2014 and 2015)
School (2016)
71.0%
CPS (2016)
73.5%
School (2015)
NOT ENOUGH DATA
CPS (2015)
69.9%
 0
100
College Enrollment  (classes of 2014 and 2015)
School (2016)
64.2%
CPS (2016)
57.9%
School (2015)
NOT ENOUGH DATA
CPS (2015)
58.7%
 0
100
College Persistence  (classes of 2013 and 2014)
School (2016)
NOT ENOUGH DATA
CPS (2016)
71.6%
School (2015)
NOT ENOUGH DATA
CPS (2015)
70.0%
 0
100
School Culture and Climate Details 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? 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
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 ?
2015 2016 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 7.4 2.8 8.1
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 5.3% 3.2% 18.8%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 3.1 days 3.1 days 2.3 days
Other Important Metrics
2015 2016 District Average
Student attendance 87.0% 90.2% 93.4%
Teacher attendance 95.1% 89.8% 95%
1 Year Dropout Rate 0.9% 2.2% 6.8%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 77.3% 83.0%
Teachers 80.0% 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

International Baccalaureate (IB)

Deadline:  12/15/2017
Grades Served: 9-12
Eligibility Requirements
General Education and 504 Plan students: Minimum percentile of 24 in both reading and math on NWEA MAP and minimum 2.5 GPA in 7th grade.

IEP and EL students: Minimum combined percentile of 48 in reading and math on NWEA MAP and minimum 2.5 GPA in 7th grade.

Attendance at an Information Session is required for all eligible applicants.
Selections
Students are selected on an overall applicant score. Points are based on NWEA MAP scores and 7th grade GPA. Students who live within the school's attendance boundary will be given 50 additional points. The school determines the minimum cutoff score for selections.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

Medical & Health Careers

Deadline:  12/15/2017
Grades Served: 9-12
Eligibility Requirements
None
Selections
Students are selected on a point system. Points are based on 7th grade final GPA and NWEA MAP scores. The school determines the minimum cutoff score for selections.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

Selective Enrollment High School

Deadline:  12/15/2017
Grades Served: 9-12
Eligibility 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 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.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.
In-School Programs   ?
  • AP (3) 
  • Business Entrepreneurship (Selective Enrollment students only) 
  • JROTC 
Parent and Community
  • Computer/Technology Workshops 
Scholastic
  • Chess Team 
Sports and Fitness
  • Baseball 
  • Basketball 
  • Bowling 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Golf 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Swimming 
  • Boys’ Tennis 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Football 
  • Girls’ Swimming 
  • Pom-Pon 
  • Running 
  • Soccer 
  • Softball 
  • Volleyball 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 2016
High School Progress Report - English 2016
High School Progress Report - Spanish 2016
School Quality Rating Report 2015
High School Progress Report - English 2015
High School Progress Report - Spanish 2015
School Quality Rating Report 2014
Building
Report Name Date Download
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