Tamayo, which opened in 2005, serves nearly 300 students from kindergarten to 8th grade. It has a Level 1+ SQRP rating and an “Excelling” rating in the CPS Creative Schools Certification.

 

The school prides itself on a rigorous curriculum, an individualized approach and strong parent partnerships. In addition to traditional subjects, Tamayo offers an arts education that includes visual arts and music every week, and opportunities for dance, theater and instrument lessons. Additional academic offerings include health and fitness, coding and programming, Spanish and Social and Emotional Learning (SEL).

 

After school, students can participate in athletics, cooking lessons, a school musical and more. Tamayo is proud to offer 15+ extra-curricular activities! The school hosts monthly family events that celebrate student success and bring the community together.

 

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 1+ ?

NOT APPLICABLE

School Grades

K-8

# of Students

281

Governance

Charter ?

Faculty


Matthew Katz
Director

Kimberly Kalivoda
Assistant Principal

Hours


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

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
51, 94
CTA Train
Orange

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
1.4%
Hispanic
97.9%
White
0.0%
Other
0.7%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
87.9%
Diverse Learners
14.2%
Limited English
58.4%
Mobility Rate ?
1%
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

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
83rd
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
72nd
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
91st
4th
78th
5th
57th
6th
96th
7th
96th
8th
55th
All
83rd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
85th
4th
73rd
5th
14th
6th
93rd
7th
91st
8th
56th
All
72nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
93rd
3rd
80th
4th
53rd
5th
55th
6th
84th
7th
85th
8th
73rd
All
75th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
80th
3rd
80th
4th
77th
5th
65th
6th
79th
7th
76th
8th
63rd
All
73rd
 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? STRONG
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? NEUTRAL
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? 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? NEUTRAL
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 96.8% 96.6% 92.8%
Teacher attendance --- --- 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 94.8% 81.4%
Teachers 94.7% 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
  • Art Studio 
  • Culinary Classes 
  • Ethnic/Folk Dance 
  • Modern/Hip-Hop Dance 
  • Musicals 
  • Rock Band 
Health and Wellness
  • Nutrition Program 
Parent and Community
  • Cooking Club 
  • Family Nights 
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
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 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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