Art In Motion (AIM) is Chicago’s premier creative arts school. The AIM student experience is student-centered, arts-infused, and personalized for every learner!  Our unique focus on the arts, culture and social emotional learning, coupled with the middle school to high school model, holistically supports our students for a thriving future.  Located on Chicago’s South Side, we nurture, celebrate, and share the creativity, culture, and originality of our vibrant students and community.

 

School Rating ?

Inability to Rate ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

7-9

# of Students

257

Governance

Charter ?

Faculty


Kara May
Director

Kara May
School Director

Amanda Rychel
School Director

Mr. Jose Acevedo
Dean of Students

Veriner James
Assistant Director

Hours


8:00am -4:00pm
School Hours
7:00am (Before Care)
Earliest Drop Off
4:15pm - 6:00pm (After Care)
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
28, 75, 71

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
96.5%
Hispanic
2.7%
White
0.4%
Other
0.4%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
77.8%
Diverse Learners
19.5%
Limited English
0%
Mobility Rate ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Dress Code:

No

Attendance Boundaries:

No

Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

N/A

Accessibility Level:

No/unknown accessibility

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Inability to Rate ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
NO DATA AVAILABLE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
NO DATA AVAILABLE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
SAT Average ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
CPS Average 962
5-Year Cohort Graduation Rate ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
CPS Average NOT ENOUGH DATA
College Enrollment ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
CPS Average NOT ENOUGH DATA

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image

Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Student Growth By Grade Level NO DATA AVAILABLE ?
Student Growth (percentile)
9th Grade (PSAT 9) Cohort
NOT ENOUGH DATA
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Reading
NOT ENOUGH DATA
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Math
NOT ENOUGH DATA
11th Grade (SAT) Reading
NOT ENOUGH DATA
11th Grade (SAT) Math
NOT ENOUGH DATA
11th Grade (SAT) Cohort
NOT ENOUGH DATA
0
50
99
Median
Student Attainment By Grade Level NO DATA AVAILABLE ?
Student Attainment (Percent Meeting College Readiness Benchmarks)
9th Grade (PSAT 9)
NOT ENOUGH DATA
10th Grade (PSAT 10)
NOT ENOUGH DATA
11th Grade (SAT)
NOT ENOUGH DATA
All
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
50
100
Majority of Students
This School's Average Score
PSAT 9 - NOT ENOUGH DATA
PSAT 10 - NOT ENOUGH DATA
SAT - NOT ENOUGH DATA
Progress Toward Graduation and College
Freshman On Track
School (2019)
NOT ENOUGH DATA
CPS (2019)
NOT ENOUGH DATA
School (2018)
NOT ENOUGH DATA
CPS (2018)
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100
4 Year Graduation
School (2019)
NOT ENOUGH DATA
CPS (2019)
NOT ENOUGH DATA
School (2018)
NOT ENOUGH DATA
CPS (2018)
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100
5 Year Graduation
School (2019)
NOT ENOUGH DATA
CPS (2019)
NOT ENOUGH DATA
School (2018)
NOT ENOUGH DATA
CPS (2018)
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100
College Enrollment
School (2019)
NOT ENOUGH DATA
CPS (2019)
NOT ENOUGH DATA
School (2018)
NOT ENOUGH DATA
CPS (2018)
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100
College Persistence
School (2019)
NOT ENOUGH DATA
CPS (2019)
NOT ENOUGH DATA
School (2018)
NOT ENOUGH DATA
CPS (2018)
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100
School Culture and Climate Details NOT ENOUGH DATA ?
The 5Essentials from the My Voice, My School Survey ?
 
Involved Families: Does the school partner with families and communities? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? NOT ENOUGH DATA
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? NOT ENOUGH DATA
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 --- --- ---
Teacher attendance --- --- 94.7%
1 Year Dropout Rate --- --- ---
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students --- 81.4%
Teachers --- 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

Fine & Performing Arts

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: 466
  • Number of offers: 142
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.
Creative
  • Animation 
  • Art Studio 
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Drawing 
  • Film and Video 
  • Fundamentals/Theory of Music 
  • Modern/Hip-Hop Dance 
  • Murals 
  • Painting 
  • Piano/Keyboard 
  • Plays/Acting 
  • Sketching 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Student Music Club 
  • Tap/Ballet/Jazz Dance 
There are no reports available.
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