NKO believes High Expectation+High Supports=High Performance. Full-day Pre-K instituting rigorous early learning. NKO's academic excellence exceeded NWEA standards at every grade level in 2013-14, consistently outperforms CPS. NKO has a culture of "S.T.I.C.K" values Self-Control, Teamwork,Integrity,Commitment, and Kindness. Balanced literacy,with the expert use of proven STEP system. Tutoring with University of Chicago partner programs. NKO featured in Harvard economist's book as one of three model programs to replicate nationwide. NKO is part of a network that offers a high quality middle school option in network. Pre-K to 12 Superhighway UChicago Charter School

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

NOT APPLICABLE

School Grades

PK,K-5

# of Students

320

Governance

Charter ?

Faculty


Aneesa Sergeant
Director

Elizabeth Brown
Assistant Director

Linda Gibson
Operations Manager

Carla Scott
Admissions Director

Hours


8:00 am-3:30 pm
School Hours
07:15 AM
Earliest Drop Off
3:30pm-6:00pm
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
47, 4, 28
Metra
Metra Electric District (ME)

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
93.1%
Hispanic
0.6%
White
1.6%
Other
4.7%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
60.3%
Diverse Learners
4.1%
Limited English
0.9%
Mobility Rate ?
3.6%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
PARTIALLY ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
60th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
50th
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
3rd
4th
99th
5th
55th
6th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
7th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
8th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
All
60th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
13th
4th
99th
5th
25th
6th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
7th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
8th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
All
50th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
79th
3rd
55th
4th
79th
5th
73rd
6th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
7th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
8th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
All
71st
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
73rd
3rd
44th
4th
70th
5th
61st
6th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
7th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
8th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
All
60th
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details PARTIALLY 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? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? NEUTRAL
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? WEAK
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? NOT ENOUGH DATA
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 96.2% 95.7% 92.8%
Teacher attendance --- --- 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 0.0% 81.4%
Teachers 79.2% 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
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
  • Performing Arts 
Creative
  • Culinary Classes 
  • Jewelry 
  • Rock Band 
Health and Wellness
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Parent and Community
  • Enrichment Classes 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Safety Workshops 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
Scholastic
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Debate Team 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Real Men Read 
  • Tutoring 
  • Writers Workshop 
Sports and Fitness
  • Basketball 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls on the Run 
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
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 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
Healthy CPS Report 2018
Healthy CPS Report 2017
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