North-Grand High School is quickly becoming a premiere neighborhood high school on the west side of Chicago.  In 2013-2014, North-Grand High School officially came off probation and has continued to raise its overall status moving from a Level 2+ school to a Level 1 school.  The administration and staff at North-Grand are committed to student success and strive to build a culture of continuous improvement.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

9-12

# of Students

1,020

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Emily Ann Feltes
Principal

Emily A. Feltes
Principal

Kevin R. Bacon
Assistant Principal

Glenn Gustafson
Facilities Manager

Nicole Luke
Assistant Principal

Hours


7:45 AM-3:00 PM
School Hours
7:45 AM - 3:00 PM
HS Freshman Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
65, 72

Demographics ?


Asian
0.2%
Black
18.6%
Hispanic
79.4%
White
1.1%
Other
0.7%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
90.5%
Diverse Learners
18.6%
Limited English
23.2%
Mobility Rate ?
13.5%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

French, Spanish

Dress Code:

No

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

No

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Accessibility Level:

Usable

Significantly Modified
Curriculum w/ Moderate
Supports Program:
  ?

Yes

Significantly Modified
Curriculum w/ Intensive
Supports Program:
  ?

Yes

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW EXPECTATIONS ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
SAT Average ?
901
CPS Average 962
5-Year Cohort Graduation Rate ?
80.4%
CPS Average 78.9%
College Enrollment ?
67.9%
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 AVERAGE ?
Student Growth (percentile)
9th Grade (PSAT 9) Cohort
65th
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Reading
66th
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Math
31st
11th Grade (SAT) Reading
19th
11th Grade (SAT) Math
63rd
11th Grade (SAT) Cohort
16th
0
50
99
Median
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW EXPECTATIONS ?
Student Attainment (Percent Meeting College Readiness Benchmarks)
9th Grade (PSAT 9)
30.3%
10th Grade (PSAT 10)
20.8%
11th Grade (SAT)
20.5%
All
24.3%
 0
50
100
Majority of Students
This School's Average Score
PSAT 9 - 791
PSAT 10 - 805
SAT - 901
Progress Toward Graduation and College
Freshman On Track
School (2019)
89.2%
CPS (2019)
88.5%
School (2018)
92.8%
CPS (2018)
89.4%
 0
100
4 Year Graduation
School (2019)
79.0%
CPS (2019)
78.0%
School (2018)
75.2%
CPS (2018)
75.6%
 0
100
5 Year Graduation
School (2019)
80.4%
CPS (2019)
78.9%
School (2018)
72.0%
CPS (2018)
78.2%
 0
100
College Enrollment
School (2019)
67.9%
CPS (2019)
67.2%
School (2018)
68.5%
CPS (2018)
68.2%
 0
100
College Persistence
School (2019)
60.3%
CPS (2019)
73.2%
School (2018)
54.7%
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? VERY STRONG
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? STRONG
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? VERY STRONG
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? VERY 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 19.6 13.0 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 26.7% 18.1% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.2 days 2.5 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 88.2% 88.6% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 94.4% 94.7% 94.7%
1 Year Dropout Rate 2.1% 2.5% 6.0%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 89.8% 81.4%
Teachers 82.1% 78.5%
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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

Culinary Arts

Deadline:  Dec 11, 2020
Grades Served: Entry Grade 9
Application Requirements
None
Selections
Students are randomly selected by computerized lottery. General Education and 504 Plan students: Preference is given to students with percentiles of 24 and above on the NWEA MAP in reading and math. A total of 30% of the seats will be made available to attendance area applicants.

IEP and EL students: Preference is given to students with combined NWEA MAP scores that equal 48 or above.

Note: Repeating 8th graders and students pushed into 8th grade from 6th grade due to age requirements qualify for selection but will be placed in a lower preference group.
Round 1 Application Information (2020-2021 School Year)
  • Number of applicants: 864
  • Number of offers: 37
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

General Education

Deadline:  Dec 11, 2020
Grades Served: Entry Grade 9
Application Requirements
Students who live within the school's attendance boundary have no eligibility requirements.

All applicants who live outside of the school's attendance boundary: Minimum GPA of 2.5 in 7th grade.
Selections
Students who live within the school's attendance boundary have no eligibility requirements and can be admitted automatically.

Eligible students who live outside of the school's attendance boundary are randomly selected by computerized lottery. The lottery is conducted in the following order: sibling, staff preference, general.
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Round 1 Application Information (2020-2021 School Year)
  • Number of applicants: 953
  • Number of offers: 344
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

Allied Health

Deadline:  Dec 11, 2020
Grades Served: Entry Grade 9
Application Requirements
None
Selections
Students are selected on a point system. Points are based on 7th grade final GPA and NWEA MAP scores. The school determines the minimum cutoff score for selections.
Round 1 Application Information (2020-2021 School Year)
  • Number of applicants: 802
  • Number of offers: 41
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

Significantly Mod Curr/Intensive

Deadline:  Dec 11, 2020
Grades Served: Entry Grade 9
Application Requirements
Students currently in a cluster program are eligible to apply.
Selections
Students are selected by a computerized lottery with final review by ODLSS for program eligibility and proximity.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

Significantly Mod Curr/Moderate

Deadline:  Dec 11, 2020
Grades Served: Entry Grade 9
Application Requirements
Students currently in a cluster program are eligible to apply.
Selections
Students are selected by a computerized lottery with final review by ODLSS for program eligibility and proximity.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

Pre-Engineering

Deadline:  Dec 11, 2020
Grades Served: Entry Grade 9
Application Requirements
None
Selections
Student selections are based on points. Students are assigned points for 7th grade final GPA and 7th grade stanines. Each school determines a minimum cutoff score for selections.
Round 1 Application Information (2020-2021 School Year)
  • Number of applicants: 871
  • Number of offers: 32
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.
In-School Programs   ?
  • AP (8) 
  • CTE (Allied Health 
  • Culinary Arts 
  • Pre-Engineering - Project Lead the Way) 
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Allied Health 
  • Career and Technical Education Programs 
  • College and Career Academy 
  • Culinary 
  • Pre-Engineering 
  • Pre-Engineering & Manufacturing 
College and Career
  • ACT/SAT Prep Courses 
  • Career Development 
  • Career/Job Training 
  • College Tours 
Creative
  • Art Studio 
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Culinary Classes 
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Guitar 
  • Improv 
  • Media and Production Workshops 
  • Photography 
  • Rock Band 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Talent Show 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • First Aid Training 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Nutrition Workshop 
  • Targeted Interventions 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Life and Leadership
  • Environmental Club 
  • Leaders Program 
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Mikva Challenge 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Peer Jury 
  • Peer Mentors 
  • Restorative Justice 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
  • Student Council/Government 
  • Young Parent Supports 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Computer/Technology Workshops 
  • Enrichment Classes 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Breakfasts 
  • Family Counseling/Support Group 
  • Family Nights 
  • Fitness Classes 
  • Fitness For Parents 
  • Gang Awareness Workshop 
  • GED English Classes 
  • GED Spanish Classes 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Leadership Development For Parents 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Music Appreciation 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Advocacy 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Safety Workshops 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
  • Transition to College Workshops 
Scholastic
  • Academic Olympics 
  • Advanced Placement 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Debate Team 
  • Evening School 
  • Freshmen On-Pace 
  • Homework Help 
  • Journalism Club 
  • Science Club 
  • Summer School 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Tutoring 
  • Virtual Learning/Online Courses 
  • Writers Workshop 
  • Yearbook Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • Baseball 
  • Basketball 
  • Bowling 
  • Boys’ Baseball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Bowling 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Swimming 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Conditioning and Fitness 
  • Dance 
  • Football 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Bowling 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Swimming 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Running 
  • Soccer 
  • Softball 
  • Volleyball 
  • Yoga/Pilates 
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
School Segment Report 2010
Building
Report Name Date Download
Accessibility Summary Report 2014-2015
Facility Assessment Detail Report 2019-2020
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) 2020-2022
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) 2018-2020
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) 2012-2014
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) 2016-2018
Healthy CPS Report 2019
Healthy CPS Report 2018
Healthy CPS Report 2017
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