Fuentes, opened in 2006, serves nearly 540 students from kindergarten to eighth grade. Fuentes focuses on student advocacy and personal growth and offers a flexible learning environment with 1:1 technology access.  Reading and math attainment scores reached the 80th and 76th percentiles in 2018, reflecting a rigorous curriculum and structured learning environment. Fuentes earned a Level 1 SQRP rating in 2018.

 

At Fuentes, the Arts and Physical Education are core components of study for all students. Additionally, middle school students have access to Enrichment courses of their choice four days per week, while K-5 students participate in enrichment activities at least once per week. 5th through 8th graders are eligible to play in a variety of sports including soccer, basketball, volleyball and flag football. After school programming is also available for K-8 with clubs such as Running Club, Ukulele Club, Game Club, Yoga, Choir and many others. 

 

Acero Schools’ mission is transforming minds through academic empowerment and success. We provide a strong academic foundation for students at the elementary level to help them master the fundamental skills necessary for success in high school and beyond. At Fuentes, We believe in creating an inclusive community in which everyone feels valued, respected and loved. 

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

NOT APPLICABLE

School Grades

K-8

# of Students

470

Governance

Charter ?

Faculty


Joanne Tanner
Director

Dara Klein
Assistant Principal

Hours


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

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
52
CTA Train
Blue

Demographics ?


Asian
0.4%
Black
1.7%
Hispanic
97.0%
White
0.4%
Other
0.4%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
91.5%
Diverse Learners
13.0%
Limited English
47.0%
Mobility Rate ?
4.5%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

Spanish

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Accessibility Level:

No/unknown accessibility

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
46th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
47th
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
1st
4th
1st
5th
50th
6th
99th
7th
70th
8th
45th
All
46th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
1st
4th
1st
5th
95th
6th
66th
7th
97th
8th
67th
All
47th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
61st
3rd
28th
4th
30th
5th
65th
6th
94th
7th
87th
8th
92nd
All
71st
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
72nd
3rd
41st
4th
25th
5th
81st
6th
79th
7th
80th
8th
91st
All
72nd
 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? VERY STRONG
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? STRONG
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? STRONG
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 96.1% 95.6% 92.8%
Teacher attendance --- --- 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 93.0% 81.4%
Teachers 91.9% 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
  • Kindergarten 
Creative
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Drama 
  • Drawing 
  • Origami 
  • Painting 
  • Piano/Keyboard 
  • Recorder 
  • Sketching 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Student Music Club 
  • Talent Show 
  • Theater 
  • Woodwork 
Health and Wellness
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Life and Leadership
  • Peer Mentors 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Book Club 
  • Cooking Club 
  • CPR Classes 
  • Crafts Workshop 
  • Enrichment Classes 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Safety Workshops 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
Scholastic
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Newspaper 
  • Tutoring 
  • Writers Workshop 
  • Yearbook Club 
  • Young Authors 
Sports and Fitness
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls on the Run 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Running 
  • Soccer 
  • Volleyball 
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
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
Healthy CPS Report 2017
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