www.ruizelementaryschool.org A Fine and Performing Arts Magnet Cluster school, Ruiz Elementary offers a wide variety of programs integrated through the fine arts for all students. Our students may have been seen dancing up a storm as we were a featured dance group at Looptopia. They received an overall gold rating for Salsa, Merengue, Tango, Swing, and Waltz, and an outstanding award for Tango.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2+ ?

Good Standing

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

767

School Type

Neighborhood ?

Faculty


Dana Andre Butler
Principal

Marla Ann Elitzer
Assistant Principal

Hours


08:00 AM-03:00 PM
School Hours
07:35AM
Earliest Drop Off

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
50, 60
CTA Train
Orange, Pink

Demographics ?


Asian
0.1%
Black
0.8%
Hispanic
95.6%
White
2.5%
Other
1.0%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
93.6%
Limited English
30.0%
Mobility Rate ?
10.7%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Accessibility Level:

Fully Accessible

School Year 2015-2016
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2016 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth 2016 ?
62nd
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2016 ?
66th
National Average 50th percentile

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Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Awards

Excelerate Award Gold ?

Student Growth By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
86th
4th
20th
5th
90th
6th
54th
7th
52nd
8th
55th
All
62nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
99th
4th
2nd
5th
90th
6th
63rd
7th
25th
8th
64th
All
66th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
18th
3rd
42nd
4th
33rd
5th
37th
6th
43rd
7th
59th
8th
62nd
All
42nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
16th
3rd
66th
4th
18th
5th
42nd
6th
47th
7th
27th
8th
49th
All
37th
 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? VERY STRONG
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? STRONG
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? STRONG
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? VERY STRONG
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? STRONG
Behavior and Discipline ?
2015 2016 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 1.4 2.0 8.1
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 10.8% 17.2% 18.8%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.3 days 1.9 days 2.3 days
Other Important Metrics
2015 2016 District Average
Student attendance 94.0% 94.2% 93.4%
Teacher attendance 94.0% 89.7% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 99.9% 83.0%
Teachers 84.8% 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 School - Neighborhood

Deadline:  None
Application Requirements
Not Applicable
Selections
Open to students living in the attendance boundary. show attendance boundary
How to Apply
Students can enroll in the program without submitting an application.

Magnet Cluster School - Non-Neighborhood

Deadline:  December 9, 2016
Application Requirements
Not Applicable
Selections
If space is available, applicants living outside the attendance boundary are randomly selected through a computerized lottery. Priority is given to students who have a sibling enrolled in the school. show attendance boundary
How to Apply
Online: www.apply.cps.edu or
Paper: Standard Elementary Schools application
Download at www.cps.edu/oae (click "Apply") or
Call (773) 553-2060
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Early Childhood Program 
Creative
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Dance 
  • Guitar 
Health and Wellness
  • Common Threads 
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Parent and Community
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Nutrition Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
Scholastic
  • Bilingual Support 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Volleyball 
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
6 month asbestos surveillance Fall 2015
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 2016
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2015
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2014
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) Year 1 2012-2014