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

684

School Type

Neighborhood ?

Faculty


Dana Andre Butler
Principal

Michael J. Micek
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
0.3%
Black
0.6%
Hispanic
96.5%
White
2.2%
Other
0.4%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
94.2%
Limited English
32.9%
Mobility Rate ?
15.4%
Chronic Truancy ?
21.6%
 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

School Year 2017-2018

2017 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth 2017 ?
75th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2017 ?
47th
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Awards

Excelerate Award Gold ?

Student Growth By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
96th
4th
8th
5th
83rd
6th
83rd
7th
25th
8th
98th
All
75th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
95th
4th
1st
5th
78th
6th
36th
7th
1st
8th
86th
All
47th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
17th
3rd
35th
4th
39th
5th
46th
6th
56th
7th
46th
8th
86th
All
49th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
14th
3rd
51st
4th
38th
5th
37th
6th
44th
7th
37th
8th
53rd
All
40th
 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? STRONG
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? NEUTRAL
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? NEUTRAL
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? NEUTRAL
2017 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? NEUTRAL
Behavior and Discipline ?
2016 2017 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 2.0 1.3 5.8
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 17.2% 22.7% 16.3%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.9 days 1.9 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2016 2017 District Average
Student attendance 94.2% 92.7% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 89.7% 88.8% 90.1%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 96.5% ---
Teachers 78.2% ---
Parents < 30% ---

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

Fine & Performing Arts

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
  • 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 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