Hancock fosters leadership skills and community involvement through small group workshops and support programs designed to help students discover and develop their academic abilities.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

9-12

# of Students

1,006

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Mrs.Vanessa P Hernandez
Principal

Ms. Natalie Garfield
Assistant Principal

Ms. Amy Wenzler
Assistant Principal

Ms. Heather Pavona
Director of Admission

Hours


8:15am - 3:30pm
School Hours
8:15 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
HS Freshman Hours
7:30am
Earliest Drop Off
3:35pm-4:25pm
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
53A, 55, 59
CTA Train
Orange

Demographics ?


Asian
1.0%
Black
2.0%
Hispanic
92.5%
White
3.9%
Other
0.6%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
76.9%
Diverse Learners
2.3%
Limited English
0.8%
Mobility Rate ?
2.8%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

French, Spanish, Spanish for Heritage Speakers

Dress Code:

No

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

No

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Accessibility Level:

Usable

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
FAR ABOVE EXPECTATIONS ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
SAT Average ?
1087
CPS Average 962
5-Year Cohort Graduation Rate ?
87.2%
CPS Average 78.9%
College Enrollment ?
77.2%
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
96th
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Reading
28th
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Math
7th
11th Grade (SAT) Reading
16th
11th Grade (SAT) Math
19th
11th Grade (SAT) Cohort
39th
0
50
99
Median
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR ABOVE EXPECTATIONS ?
Student Attainment (Percent Meeting College Readiness Benchmarks)
9th Grade (PSAT 9)
91.5%
10th Grade (PSAT 10)
76.3%
11th Grade (SAT)
78.8%
All
82.3%
 0
50
100
Majority of Students
This School's Average Score
PSAT 9 - 1002
PSAT 10 - 987
SAT - 1087
Progress Toward Graduation and College
Freshman On Track
School (2019)
97.5%
CPS (2019)
88.5%
School (2018)
98.0%
CPS (2018)
89.4%
 0
100
4 Year Graduation
School (2019)
95.4%
CPS (2019)
78.0%
School (2018)
83.7%
CPS (2018)
75.6%
 0
100
5 Year Graduation
School (2019)
87.2%
CPS (2019)
78.9%
School (2018)
85.9%
CPS (2018)
78.2%
 0
100
College Enrollment
School (2019)
77.2%
CPS (2019)
67.2%
School (2018)
81.0%
CPS (2018)
68.2%
 0
100
College Persistence
School (2019)
79.0%
CPS (2019)
73.2%
School (2018)
66.4%
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? STRONG
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? STRONG
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? VERY 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? NEUTRAL
Behavior and Discipline ?
2018 2019 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 4.8 3.5 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 48.4% 29.2% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.7 days 1.9 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 92.1% 91.6% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 95.7% 95.1% 94.7%
1 Year Dropout Rate 0.5% 0.9% 6.0%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 82.6% 81.4%
Teachers 93.4% 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

Pre-Engineering

Deadline:  Dec 11, 2020
Grades Served: Entry Grade 9
Application Requirements
General Education and 504 Plan students: Minimum percentile of 24 in both reading and math on NWEA MAP.

IEP and EL students: Minimum combined percentile of 48 in reading and math on NWEA MAP.
Selections
Eligible students are selected on a point system based on NWEA MAP scores and 7th grade final GPA. Students are ranked and selected from high to low. Students residing within the attendance overlay boundary of the school are selected first.
Round 1 Application Information (2020-2021 School Year)
  • Number of applicants: 1330
  • Number of offers: 75
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

Pre-Law

Deadline:  Dec 11, 2020
Grades Served: Entry Grade 9
Application Requirements
General Education and 504 Plan students: Minimum percentile of 24 in both reading and math on NWEA MAP.

IEP and EL students: Minimum combined percentile of 48 in reading and math on NWEA MAP.
Selections
Eligible students are selected on a point system based on NWEA MAP scores and 7th grade final GPA. Students are ranked and selected from high to low. Students residing within the attendance overlay boundary of the school are selected first.
Round 1 Application Information (2020-2021 School Year)
  • Number of applicants: 1195
  • Number of offers: 75
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

Selective Enrollment High School

Deadline:  Dec 11, 2020
Grades Served: Entry Grade 9
Application Requirements
General Education and 504 Plan students: Minimum percentile of 24 in both reading and math on NWEA MAP.

IEP and EL students: Minimum combined percentile of 48 in reading and math on NWEA MAP.

Testing is required for all eligible applicants.
Selections
Eligible students are selected on a point system with a maximum of 900 points. Students are assigned points for 7th grade final grades, NWEA MAP scores, and the admissions test, each worth a maximum of 300 points. The first 30% of the available seats are filled by the top scoring students based on rank score; the remaining seats are equally distributed among the four socio-economic tiers and filled by the top-scoring students in each tier.
Round 1 Application Information (2020-2021 School Year)
  • Number of applicants: 2912
  • Number of offers: 240
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.
In-School Programs   ?
  • AP (12) 
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Law and Public Safety 
  • Pre-Engineering 
College and Career
  • ACT/SAT Prep Courses 
  • Career Development 
  • Career/Job Training 
  • College Tours 
Creative
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Ceramics 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Drawing 
  • Ethnic/Folk Dance 
  • Film and Video 
  • Fundamentals/Theory of Music 
  • Guitar 
  • Knitting 
  • Mixed Media 
  • Modern/Hip-Hop Dance 
  • Mosaics 
  • Murals 
  • Painting 
  • Plays/Acting 
  • Pottery 
  • Scrapbooking 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Student Music Club 
  • Talent Show 
  • Theater 
  • Web Design 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Nutrition Workshop 
  • Targeted Interventions 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Life and Leadership
  • Activism/Social Impact Clubs 
  • Environmental Club 
  • Leaders Program 
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Mikva Challenge 
  • Mock Trial 
  • Model U.N. 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Peer Jury 
  • Restorative Justice 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
  • Student Ambassadors 
  • Student Council/Government 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Book Club 
  • Computer/Technology Workshops 
  • Cooking Club 
  • Crafts Workshops 
  • Dance Classes 
  • Enrichment Classes 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Financial Literacy Workshops 
  • GED English Classes 
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Leadership Development For Parents 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Music Appreciation 
  • Nutrition Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Advocacy 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Safety Workshops 
  • Self-Esteem Workshops 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
  • Transition to College Workshops 
Scholastic
  • Advanced Placement 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Chess Team 
  • Chicago History Fair 
  • Debate Team 
  • Expanded Library Service Hours 
  • Freshmen On-Pace 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Language Club(s) (Spanish 
  • German 
  • Chinese 
  • etc) 
  • Math Bowl 
  • Math Team 
  • Newspaper 
  • Poetry Club 
  • Science Club 
  • Summer School 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Technology Club 
  • Tutoring 
  • Virtual Learning/Online Courses 
  • Yearbook Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Baseball 
  • Basketball 
  • Bowling 
  • Boys’ Baseball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Bowling 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Softball 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Chess 
  • Conditioning and Fitness 
  • Dance 
  • Exercise 
  • Fitness Basics 
  • Flag Football 
  • Floor Hockey 
  • Football 
  • Girls’ Baseball 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Bowling 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Kickball 
  • Pom-Pon 
  • Rugby 
  • Running 
  • Soccer 
  • Softball 
  • Volleyball 
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
6 Month Asbestos Report Fall 2018
Asbestos Inspection Report 2019
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) 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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