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School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

School Grades

9-12

# of Students

754

School Type

Charter ?

Faculty


Dr. Hillyn Sennholtz
Director

Mr. Jose Morales
Other

Hours


8:00 AM-3:54 PM
School Hours
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
HS Freshman Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
49, 60

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
3.3%
Hispanic
95.9%
White
0.5%
Other
0.3%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
98.5%
Limited English
19.2%
Mobility Rate ?
4.3%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Bilingual Services:

No

Classroom Languages:

Spanish

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

No

Refugee Services:

No

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Accessibility Level:

No/unknown accessibility

School Year 2015-2016
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2016 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
ACT Average 2016 ?
16.7
CPS Average 18.4
5-Year Cohort Graduation Rate 2016 ?
82.8%
CPS Average 73.5%
College Enrollment 2016 ?
56.4%
CPS Average 57.9%

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Student Growth By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Student Growth (percentile)
11th Grade (ACT)
-0.4
-4
 0
4
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Student Attainment (percentile)
11th Grade (ACT)
22nd
 0
50
99
National Average
This School's Average Score
ACT - 16.7
Progress Toward Graduation and College
Freshman On Track
School (2016)
87.8%
CPS (2016)
87.4%
School (2015)
89.8%
CPS (2015)
84.1%
 0
100
4 Year Graduation  (classes of 2015 and 2016)
School (2016)
82.3%
CPS (2016)
73.5%
School (2015)
78.5%
CPS (2015)
68.2%
 0
100
5 Year Graduation  (classes of 2014 and 2015)
School (2016)
82.8%
CPS (2016)
73.5%
School (2015)
85.9%
CPS (2015)
69.9%
 0
100
College Enrollment  (classes of 2014 and 2015)
School (2016)
56.4%
CPS (2016)
57.9%
School (2015)
58.3%
CPS (2015)
58.7%
 0
100
College Persistence  (classes of 2013 and 2014)
School (2016)
67.5%
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? NEUTRAL
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? NEUTRAL
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? 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? WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2015 2016 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students --- --- 8.1
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension --- --- 18.8%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions --- --- 2.3 days
Other Important Metrics
2015 2016 District Average
Student attendance 91.0% 89.7% 93.4%
Teacher attendance --- --- ---
1 Year Dropout Rate 1.6% 0.8% 6.8%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 83.4% 83.0%
Teachers 85.5% 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

Charter

Deadline:  Contact school
Application Requirements
Not Applicable
Selections
If the school receives more applications than there are seats available, students are randomly selected through a computerized lottery. Priority is given to siblings of students enrolled in the campus.
How to Apply
Contact school
In-School Programs   ?
  • Project Lead the Way (Biomedical Sciences) 
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • College Prep Math and Science 
  • Community School 
  • Medical and Health Careers 
College and Career
  • ACT/SAT Prep Courses 
  • Career Development 
  • Career/Job Training 
  • College Tours 
Health and Wellness
  • Common Threads 
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • First Aid Training 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Nutrition Workshop 
Life and Leadership
  • Activism/Social Impact Clubs 
  • Environmental Club 
  • Leaders Program 
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Mock Trial 
  • Peer Mentors 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
  • Student Ambassadors 
  • Student Council/Government 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Community Service 
  • Computer/Technology Workshops 
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • CPR Classes 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Counseling/Support Group 
  • Family Nights 
  • Financial Literacy Workshops 
  • Fitness Classes 
  • Gang Awareness Workshop 
  • GED English Classes 
  • GED Spanish Classes 
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
Sports and Fitness
  • Conditioning and Fitness 
  • Fitness Basics 
  • Yoga/Pilates 
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
Financial
Report Name Date Download
FY14 Financial and Compliance Scorecard 2014
FY13 Financial and Compliance Scorecard 2013
Building
Report Name Date Download
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