Cisneros, opened in 2010, serves approximately 525 students from kindergarten to eighth grade. Cisneros earned an SQRP rating of 1+ in 2018. Both reading and math growth scores exceeded the national average in 2016. At Cisneros, writing is a core part of the school's rigorous and individualized academic programming. Students can supplement their academic experience with a variety of extracurricular activities such as sports, drama, choir, student council and K-4 Camp. Recognizing the importance of parent partnerships, Cisneros hosts a variety of family engagement events throughout the school year to connect families to the school community. From a play-inspired, language-immersive Kindergarten experience to the individualized high school support program, the foundation is laid for students to succeed while at Cisneros and beyond.

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

502

Governance

Charter ?

Faculty


Jill Keller
Director

Jill Keller
Assistant Principal

Hours


8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
School Hours
7:30 AM
Earliest Drop Off

 

Public Transit


Not Reported

Demographics ?


Asian
0.2%
Black
0.6%
Hispanic
97.8%
White
1.2%
Other
0.2%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
86.9%
Diverse Learners
13.1%
Limited English
51.4%
Mobility Rate ?
2.5%
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 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
PARTIALLY ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
64th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
65th
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
31st
5th
87th
6th
17th
7th
99th
8th
86th
All
64th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
19th
4th
82nd
5th
23rd
6th
1st
7th
99th
8th
78th
All
65th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
91st
3rd
54th
4th
57th
5th
75th
6th
54th
7th
88th
8th
93rd
All
77th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
71st
3rd
30th
4th
44th
5th
43rd
6th
28th
7th
90th
8th
97th
All
66th
 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? 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? WEAK
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? 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 96.8% 96.1% 92.8%
Teacher attendance --- --- 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 78.6% 81.4%
Teachers 85.3% 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 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Culinary Classes 
  • Drama 
  • Jewelry 
  • Musicals 
  • Origami 
Health and Wellness
  • Nutrition Program 
Scholastic
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Science Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • Basketball 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Flag Football 
  • Soccer 
  • Volleyball 
  • Yoga/Pilates 
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
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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