Opened in 1998, Paz was the very first school in the Acero Schools network. It serves nearly 315 students from kindergarten to eighth grade. The school prides itself on a rigorous curriculum, an individualized approach and strong parent partnerships. Students can participate in Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Volleyball, Girl Scouts and choir.

 

At Acero Schools, our 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.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2+ ?

NOT APPLICABLE

School Grades

K-8

# of Students

240

Governance

Charter ?

Faculty


Karem Gomez
Director

Shamilya Woods
Assistant Principal

Hours


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

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
60, 21, 94
CTA Train
Pink

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
7.1%
Hispanic
90.4%
White
1.3%
Other
1.3%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
94.2%
Diverse Learners
12.5%
Limited English
60.4%
Mobility Rate ?
8.5%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

Spanish

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

No

Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Accessibility Level:

No/unknown accessibility

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
70th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
40th
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 ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
42nd
4th
55th
5th
89th
6th
93rd
7th
21st
8th
76th
All
70th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
13th
4th
24th
5th
5th
6th
66th
7th
59th
8th
88th
All
40th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
64th
3rd
59th
4th
43rd
5th
29th
6th
55th
7th
65th
8th
68th
All
54th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
47th
3rd
33rd
4th
9th
5th
11th
6th
14th
7th
48th
8th
44th
All
26th
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details 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? WEAK
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? NEUTRAL
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 95.6% 95.5% 92.8%
Teacher attendance --- --- 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 99.9% 81.4%
Teachers 99.9% 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 
Health and Wellness
  • Nutrition Program 
Life and Leadership
  • Boys/Girls Scouts 
Sports and Fitness
  • Basketball 
  • Flag Football 
  • 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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