Nicholson offers a Technology Program that emphasizes the use of technology to enhance the educational experiences of students. We offer an individualized Reading curriculum that allows students to experience Reading materials at their current levels and intensive instruction. We also offer a rigorous Mathematics program that challenges students to produce and perform.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2 ?

PROVISIONAL SUPPORT

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

502

School Type

Neighborhood ?

Faculty


Derrick Kimbrough
Principal

Ms. Kimberly Collier
Assistant Principal

Hours


08:45 AM-03:45 PM
School Hours
8:30 AM
Earliest Drop Off
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
8, 44, 59
CTA Train
Green, Orange

Demographics ?


Asian
0.2%
Black
95.4%
Hispanic
4.0%
White
0.0%
Other
0.4%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
98.4%
Limited English
1.0%
Mobility Rate ?
52.9%
Chronic Truancy ?
42.1%
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

School Year 2017-2018

2017 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
FAR BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth 2017 ?
30th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2017 ?
23rd
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy CPS
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Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Awards

Excelerate Award Gold ?

Student Growth By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
7th
4th
9th
5th
30th
6th
72nd
7th
25th
8th
54th
All
30th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
51st
4th
72nd
5th
6th
6th
3rd
7th
39th
8th
12th
All
23rd
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
3rd
3rd
1st
4th
4th
5th
6th
6th
22nd
7th
30th
8th
26th
All
9th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
2nd
3rd
2nd
4th
18th
5th
4th
6th
11th
7th
15th
8th
24th
All
9th
 0
50
99
National Average
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? 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? STRONG
2017 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? STRONG
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2016 2017 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 1.6 6.2 5.8
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 12.0% 30.4% 16.3%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.2 days 2.8 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2016 2017 District Average
Student attendance 95.1% 94.1% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 88.7% 89.0% 90.1%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 91.7% ---
Teachers 99.9% ---
Parents 39% ---

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

STEM Initiative

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
  • Community School 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Scholastic
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Pom-Pon 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 2017
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2017
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2017
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 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