McCutcheon is a community school with a diverse student and teaching population. McCutcheon features 1:1 IPad/Chromebook ratio, internet access in the classrooms, and middle school coding curriculum. We are an Options for Knowledge and  Chicago Math & Science Initiative (CMSI) school.

We have partnerships with  Lawyers in the Classroom, Northwestern University, Latin School, Urban Gateways, Boys and Girls Club, Asian Human Services, Loyola Health Partners and many others.
 
We offer an extensive fine arts based after school program that includes visual arts, dance, percussion and voice classes. We also have programs like debate, STEM plus, and WITS on the Weekend. In addition we offer an array of athletic programs and are proud to offer one of the strongest elementary basketball programs in the city. 

Please send us an email to set up a tour or feel free to stop by!

 

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

Good Standing

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

343

School Type

Neighborhood ?

Faculty


Gwyneth A Kram
Principal

Gwyneth Kram
Principal

Mary Theodosopoulos
Assistant Principal

Hours


08:45 AM-03:45 PM
School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
81, 136, 144, 146, 151
CTA Train
Red

Demographics ?


Asian
18.1%
Black
43.1%
Hispanic
28.0%
White
7.3%
Other
3.5%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
87.8%
Limited English
37.0%
Mobility Rate ?
63.9%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full and Half Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Dress Code:

No

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

Yes

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Preschool Inclusive Program:

Yes

Preschool Instructional Program:

Yes

Significantly Modified Curriculum w/ Intensive Supports 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 ?
75th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2016 ?
73rd
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
93rd
4th
82nd
5th
50th
6th
17th
7th
93rd
8th
80th
All
75th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
19th
4th
23rd
5th
64th
6th
91st
7th
92nd
8th
91st
All
73rd
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
52nd
3rd
77th
4th
48th
5th
38th
6th
39th
7th
91st
8th
70th
All
65th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
71st
3rd
61st
4th
31st
5th
53rd
6th
53rd
7th
87th
8th
75th
All
65th
 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? NEUTRAL
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? 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? 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? STRONG
Behavior and Discipline ?
2015 2016 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 4.4 2.1 8.1
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 35.1% 36.0% 18.8%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.0 days 1.8 days 2.3 days
Other Important Metrics
2015 2016 District Average
Student attendance 95.4% 95.0% 93.4%
Teacher attendance 95.6% 91.0% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 99.9% 83.0%
Teachers 90.7% 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

Open Enrollment

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 
  • Kindergarten 
  • Performing Arts 
Creative
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Culinary Classes 
  • Dance 
  • Modern/Hip-Hop Dance 
  • Murals 
  • Painting 
  • Percussion 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Weekend Enrichment 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • First Aid Training 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Nutrition Workshop 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Targeted Interventions 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Life and Leadership
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Book Club 
  • CPR Classes 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Counseling/Support Group 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Leadership Development For Parents 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Nutrition Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Advocacy 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Parenting Classes 
Scholastic
  • Additional Learning Opportunities (ALO) 
  • Algebra 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Debate Team 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Poetry Club 
  • Poetry Workshops 
  • Science Club 
  • Tutoring 
  • WITS (Working in the Schools) 
  • Writers Workshop 
Sports and Fitness
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Softball 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Football 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Soccer 
  • Touch Football 
  • Yoga/Pilates 
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 Report Fall 2016
Asbestos Inspection Report 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 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