At Chicago International Charter School (CICS) - Avalon Campus, the staff believes every child has the capacity to succeed. Teachers, students, and parents set high academic and personal standards. Avalon partners with the Community Schools grant that enhances learning and classroom activities. In addition, a computer lab is available to all students and parents.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2+ ?

NOT APPLICABLE

School Grades

K-8

# of Students

476

Governance

Charter ?

Faculty


Eric Austin
Director

Shavon Mathus
ES Principal

Shameka Williams
AP/Director of Operations

Hours


7:45 AM-3:30 PM
School Hours
07:15 AM
Earliest Drop Off
3:30-5:30
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


Not Reported

Demographics ?


Asian
0.2%
Black
97.5%
Hispanic
1.5%
White
0.0%
Other
0.8%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
91.2%
Diverse Learners
13.4%
Limited English
0.6%
Mobility Rate ?
13.9%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

No

Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Accessibility Level:

Generally accessible

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
MODERATELY ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
66th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
39th
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image

Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Student Growth By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
21st
4th
48th
5th
87th
6th
79th
7th
94th
8th
57th
All
66th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
20th
4th
15th
5th
9th
6th
66th
7th
89th
8th
73rd
All
39th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
76th
3rd
76th
4th
74th
5th
76th
6th
67th
7th
88th
8th
86th
All
78th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
89th
3rd
76th
4th
56th
5th
45th
6th
37th
7th
64th
8th
80th
All
64th
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details MODERATELY 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? WEAK
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
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? WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2018 2019 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students --- --- 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension --- --- 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions --- --- 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 95.1% 94.6% 92.8%
Teacher attendance --- --- 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 65.8% 81.4%
Teachers 93.5% 78.5%
Parents --- ---

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

There are no program application requirements available.
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Community School 
  • Kindergarten 
Health and Wellness
  • Physical Education 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Parent Advocacy 
Scholastic
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 2019
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2019
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2019
School Quality Rating Report 2018
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2018
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2018
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
FY18 Financial and Compliance Scorecard 2018
FY17 Financial and Compliance Scorecard 2017
FY16 Financial and Compliance Scorecard 2016
FY15 Financial and Compliance Scorecard 2015
FY14 Financial and Compliance Scorecard 2014
FY13 Financial and Compliance Scorecard 2013
Building
Report Name Date Download
Asbestos Inspection Report 2013
Education Facilities Master Plan 2013
Other
Report Name Date Download
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2019
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
Healthy CPS Report 2018
Healthy CPS Report 2017
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