We have been accepted as an IB School, and as such our students are now able to take part in their internationally acclaimed diploma programme.   Pritzker takes great pride in creating a holistic high school experience for our students.  As one of the larger schools in our network, we have the opportunity to offer over 11 AP classes annually (7 in STEM subjects), more than 15 varsity sports, and over 50 clubs and enrichment opportunities. 

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

NOT APPLICABLE

School Grades

9-12

# of Students

990

Governance

Charter ?

Faculty


Carrie Spitz
Director

Carrie Spitz
Principal

Hours


M - R 8:05AM. - 3:50PM F 8:05- 1:30PM
School Hours
.
HS Freshman Hours
7:00AM
Earliest Drop Off
4:00PM-5:30PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
53, 72, 73
CTA Train
Blue, Brown

Demographics ?


Asian
0.1%
Black
4.3%
Hispanic
93.9%
White
1.3%
Other
0.3%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
92.9%
Diverse Learners
13.1%
Limited English
19.8%
Mobility Rate ?
4.2%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Bilingual Services:

No

Classroom Languages:

Russian, Spanish

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

No

Refugee Services:

No

Title I Eligible:

Yes

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
ABOVE EXPECTATIONS ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
SAT Average ?
1067
CPS Average 962
5-Year Cohort Graduation Rate ?
89.1%
CPS Average 78.9%
College Enrollment ?
86.8%
CPS Average 67.2%

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image

Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Student Growth By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Student Growth (percentile)
9th Grade (PSAT 9) Cohort
99th
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Reading
73rd
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Math
29th
11th Grade (SAT) Reading
7th
11th Grade (SAT) Math
68th
11th Grade (SAT) Cohort
99th
0
50
99
Median
Student Attainment By Grade Level ABOVE EXPECTATIONS ?
Student Attainment (Percent Meeting College Readiness Benchmarks)
9th Grade (PSAT 9)
71.1%
10th Grade (PSAT 10)
60.7%
11th Grade (SAT)
65%
All
65.7%
 0
50
100
Majority of Students
This School's Average Score
PSAT 9 - 928
PSAT 10 - 961
SAT - 1067
Progress Toward Graduation and College
Freshman On Track
School (2019)
91.9%
CPS (2019)
88.5%
School (2018)
93.0%
CPS (2018)
89.4%
 0
100
4 Year Graduation
School (2019)
85.2%
CPS (2019)
78.0%
School (2018)
85.4%
CPS (2018)
75.6%
 0
100
5 Year Graduation
School (2019)
89.1%
CPS (2019)
78.9%
School (2018)
87.3%
CPS (2018)
78.2%
 0
100
College Enrollment
School (2019)
86.8%
CPS (2019)
67.2%
School (2018)
90.3%
CPS (2018)
68.2%
 0
100
College Persistence
School (2019)
79.0%
CPS (2019)
73.2%
School (2018)
72.4%
CPS (2018)
72.3%
 0
100
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? NEUTRAL
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? STRONG
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 94.5% 94.7% 92.8%
Teacher attendance --- --- 94.7%
1 Year Dropout Rate 0.5% 0.8% 6.0%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 54.2% 81.4%
Teachers 83.0% 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

International Baccalaureate (IB)

Deadline:  12/13/2019
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
None
Selections
Students are randomly selected by computerized lottery. The lottery is conducted in the following order: sibling, general.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.
In-School Programs   ?
  • AP (9) 
  • JROTC 
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma 
  • JROTC Academy 
College and Career
  • ACT/SAT Prep Courses 
  • College Tours 
Creative
  • Animation/Cartoon 
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Figure Drawing 
  • Film and Video 
  • Guitar 
  • Percussion 
  • Scrapbooking 
  • Sketching 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Student Music Club 
  • Talent Show 
  • Violin/Strings 
  • Weekend Enrichment 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Nutrition Program 
Life and Leadership
  • Activism/Social Impact Clubs 
  • Environmental Club 
  • Ethnic Club 
  • JROTC 
  • Leaders Program 
  • Mock Trial 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
  • Student Ambassadors 
  • Student Council/Government 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Book Club 
  • Community Service 
  • Computer/Technology Workshops 
  • Enrichment Classes 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Field Trip 
  • Music Appreciation 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Running 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
  • Transition to College Workshops 
Scholastic
  • Advanced Placement 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Chess Team 
  • City Year 
  • Debate Team 
  • Evening School 
  • History Club 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Journalism Club 
  • Learning Lab 
  • Math Team 
  • Newspaper 
  • Poetry Club 
  • Poetry Workshops 
  • Science Club 
  • Speech Team 
  • Summer School 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Technology Club 
  • Tutoring 
  • Virtual Learning/Online Courses 
  • Writers Workshop 
  • Yearbook Club 
  • Young Authors 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Baseball 
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Baseball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Softball 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Chess 
  • Conditioning and Fitness 
  • Exercise 
  • Fitness Basics 
  • Football 
  • Girls’ Baseball 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Rugby 
  • Running 
  • Soccer 
  • Volleyball 
  • Wrestling 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 2019
High School Progress Report - English 2019
High School Progress Report - Spanish 2019
School Quality Rating Report 2018
High School Progress Report - English 2018
High School Progress Report - Spanish 2018
School Quality Rating Report 2017
High School Progress Report - English 2017
High School Progress Report - Spanish 2017
School Quality Rating Report 2016
High School Progress Report - English 2016
High School Progress Report - Spanish 2016
School Quality Rating Report 2015
High School Progress Report - English 2015
High 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
6 Month Asbestos Report Fall 2018
Asbestos Inspection Report 2019
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 2018
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
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