Ellington offers a general education program with a focus on computer science. The school features a Head Start program that includes students with disabilities. Ellington also offers a high-quality curriculum that prepares all students for academic and career success. Facilities include labs in various disciplines as well as Internet access in every classroom.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

Good Standing

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

491

School Type

Neighborhood ?

Faculty


Shirley Marie Scott
Principal

Michael Torris Johnson
Assistant Principal

Hours


08:15 AM-03:15 PM
School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
85
CTA Train
Green

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
96.7%
Hispanic
2.2%
White
0.4%
Other
0.6%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
93.9%
Limited English
1.0%
Mobility Rate ?
33.1%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Preschool Inclusive Program:

Yes

Preschool Instructional Program:

Yes

School Year 2016-2017

2016 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth 2016 ?
87th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2016 ?
50th
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 ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
99th
4th
99th
5th
55th
6th
25th
7th
64th
8th
90th
All
87th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
99th
4th
10th
5th
11th
6th
3rd
7th
54th
8th
91st
All
50th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
17th
3rd
45th
4th
64th
5th
46th
6th
44th
7th
44th
8th
68th
All
46th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
13th
3rd
32nd
4th
38th
5th
23rd
6th
17th
7th
12th
8th
50th
All
25th
 0
50
99
National Average
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? STRONG
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? VERY STRONG
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? VERY STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? STRONG
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? STRONG
2016 Parent Survey Results ?
 
School Community: Do parents feel welcome and included in the school? VERY STRONG
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? VERY STRONG
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? VERY STRONG
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? VERY STRONG
Behavior and Discipline ?
2015 2016 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 1.7 1.9 8.1
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 92.3% 68.4% 18.8%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 3.5 days 3.9 days 2.3 days
Other Important Metrics
2015 2016 District Average
Student attendance 96.4% 97.2% 93.4%
Teacher attendance 94.9% 90.5% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 99.9% 83.0%
Teachers 83.3% 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

Magnet Cluster

Deadline:  December 15, 2017
Grades Served: PK-8
Eligibility 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.
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
  • Early Childhood Program 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Scholastic
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls’ Tennis 
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
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