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URBAN PREP - ENGLEWOOD HS

Urban Prep Academy for Young Men - Englewood

6201 S Stewart Ave Chicago, IL 60621

urbanprep.org 773-535-9724 773-535-0012 (Fax)

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Urban Prep is a free public-charter high school.  Among our stellar teaching team is the largest percentage of Black male educators in the city of Chicago, who provide our students with positive and inspiring male role models.

Urban Prep's mission is to provide a comprehensive, high-quality college preparatory education to young men that results in our graduates succeeding in college.
 
100% of Urban Prep graduates have been admitted to college.  Our first-year college enrollment rate is 91%, and the persistence rate is 73%.  All of which outpace the national average for Black males.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2 ?

NOT APPLICABLE

School Grades

9-12

# of Students

213

Governance

Charter ?

Faculty


Joseph Mason
Director

Joseph J. Mason
Principal

Roy Curry
Assistant Principal

Hours


8:30 AM-4:30 PM
School Hours
8:30 AM. - 4:30 PM
HS Freshman Hours
7:30 AM
Earliest Drop Off
4:30 PM-6:30PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
3, 4, 8, 9, 24, 44, 63
CTA Train
Green, Red

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
99.1%
Hispanic
0.5%
White
0.5%
Other
0.0%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
86.4%
Diverse Learners
26.3%
Limited English
0%
Mobility Rate ?
12%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Bilingual Services:

No

Classroom Languages:

Spanish

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

No

Refugee Services:

No

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Accessibility Level:   ?

Generally accessible

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
FAR BELOW EXPECTATIONS ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
SAT Average ?
785
CPS Average 962
5-Year Cohort Graduation Rate ?
81.4%
CPS Average 78.9%
College Enrollment ?
70.8%
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 BELOW AVERAGE ?
Student Growth (percentile)
9th Grade (PSAT 9) Cohort
15th
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Reading
34th
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Math
50th
11th Grade (SAT) Reading
21st
11th Grade (SAT) Math
37th
11th Grade (SAT) Cohort
3rd
0
50
99
Median
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR BELOW EXPECTATIONS ?
Student Attainment (Percent Meeting College Readiness Benchmarks)
9th Grade (PSAT 9)
9.5%
10th Grade (PSAT 10)
20%
11th Grade (SAT)
6%
All
12%
 0
50
100
Majority of Students
This School's Average Score
PSAT 9 - 728
PSAT 10 - 788
SAT - 785
Progress Toward Graduation and College
Freshman On Track
School (2019)
81.0%
CPS (2019)
88.5%
School (2018)
63.8%
CPS (2018)
89.4%
 0
100
4 Year Graduation
School (2019)
74.0%
CPS (2019)
78.0%
School (2018)
77.2%
CPS (2018)
75.6%
 0
100
5 Year Graduation
School (2019)
81.4%
CPS (2019)
78.9%
School (2018)
73.8%
CPS (2018)
78.2%
 0
100
College Enrollment
School (2019)
70.8%
CPS (2019)
67.2%
School (2018)
76.1%
CPS (2018)
68.2%
 0
100
College Persistence
School (2019)
72.2%
CPS (2019)
73.2%
School (2018)
74.0%
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? NEUTRAL
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? STRONG
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? VERY 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 90.2% 93.6% 92.8%
Teacher attendance --- --- 94.7%
1 Year Dropout Rate 7.7% 4.0% 6.0%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 91.2% 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

General Education

Deadline:  Dec 11, 2020
Grades Served: Entry Grade 9
Application Requirements
None
Selections
Students are randomly selected by computerized lottery. The lottery is conducted in the following order: sibling, general.
Round 1 Application Information (2020-2021 School Year)
  • Number of applicants: 388
  • Number of offers: 72
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.
In-School Programs   ?
  • AP (7) 
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Business 
  • College Prep Math and Science 
  • Community School 
  • Humanities 
College and Career
  • ACT/SAT Prep Courses 
  • College Tours 
Creative
  • Animation/Cartoon 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Drama 
  • Murals 
  • Percussion 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Student Music Club 
  • Web Design 
  • Weekend Enrichment 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Targeted Interventions 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Life and Leadership
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Peer Jury 
  • Peer Mentors 
  • Restorative Justice 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
  • Student Ambassadors 
  • Student Council/Government 
Parent and Community
  • Biking 
  • Enrichment Classes 
  • Family Nights 
  • Financial Literacy Workshops 
  • Fitness For Parents 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Advocacy 
  • Transition to College Workshops 
Scholastic
  • Advanced Placement 
  • Chess Team 
  • Debate Team 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Newspaper 
  • Poetry Club 
  • Science Club 
  • Technology Club 
  • Tutoring 
  • Virtual Learning/Online Courses 
  • Writers Workshop 
Sports and Fitness
  • Baseball 
  • Bowling 
  • Boys’ Baseball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Lacrosse 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Chess 
  • Conditioning and Fitness 
  • Football 
  • Karate 
  • Ping Pong 
  • 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
Asbestos Inspection Report 2013
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 2019
Healthy CPS Report 2018
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