Kelly combines selective enrollment in IB, AP, Honors, and AVID college prep programs with a freshmen academy, award-winning performing arts, and comprehensive bilingual services in Chinese and Spanish to develop strong leaders and engaged students prepared for global opportunities.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2 ?

PROVISIONAL SUPPORT

School Grades

9-12

# of Students

1,812

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Raul Magdaleno
Principal

Wendy Fischer
Assistant Principal

Liddell-Jegen McGuire
Assistant Principal

Griselda Esparza
Assistant Principal

Andrew Chipman
Assistant Principal

Hours


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

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
39, 62, 94
CTA Train
Orange

Demographics ?


Asian
14.0%
Black
3.9%
Hispanic
79.2%
White
1.9%
Other
1.0%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
94.0%
Limited English
28.3%
Mobility Rate ?
22.8%
Chronic Truancy ?
38.3%
 0
100

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

Chinese, Spanish

Dress Code:

No

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

No

Title I Eligible:

Yes

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW EXPECTATIONS ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
SAT Average ?
923
CPS Average 969
5-Year Cohort Graduation Rate ?
78.0%
CPS Average 78.2%
College Enrollment ?
64.7%
CPS Average 68.2%

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
44th
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Reading
50th
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Math
29th
11th Grade (SAT) Reading
80th
11th Grade (SAT) Math
63rd
11th Grade (SAT) Cohort
30th
0
50
99
Median
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW EXPECTATIONS ?
Student Attainment (Percent Meeting College Readiness Benchmarks)
9th Grade (PSAT 9)
33.6%
10th Grade (PSAT 10)
28.8%
11th Grade (SAT)
28.5%
All
30%
 0
50
100
Majority of Students
This School's Average Score
PSAT 9 - 804
PSAT 10 - 839
SAT - 923
Progress Toward Graduation and College
Freshman On Track
School (2018)
81.8%
CPS (2018)
89.4%
School (2017)
76.4%
CPS (2017)
88.7%
 0
100
4 Year Graduation
School (2018)
62.2%
CPS (2018)
75.6%
School (2017)
72.2%
CPS (2017)
74.7%
 0
100
5 Year Graduation
School (2018)
78.0%
CPS (2018)
78.2%
School (2017)
79.2%
CPS (2017)
77.5%
 0
100
College Enrollment ?
School (2018)
64.7%
CPS (2018)
68.2%
School (2017)
54.0%
CPS (2017)
59.8%
 0
100
College Persistence
School (2018)
78.4%
CPS (2018)
72.3%
School (2017)
69.0%
CPS (2017)
71.9%
 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? NEUTRAL
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? NEUTRAL
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 ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 0.0 0.1 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 0.0% 0.9% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 0.0 days 3.0 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 89.1% 90.6% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 93.8% 93.4% 95%
1 Year Dropout Rate 6.6% 4.7% 6.4%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 69.2% 81.4%
Teachers 88.8% 79.9%
Parents < 30% 35.6%

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

Architecture

Deadline:  12/14/2018
Grades Served: 9-12
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.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

AVID

Deadline:  12/14/2018
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
Students must submit letters of recommendation, write an essay, and participate in an interview.
Selections
Eligible students are selected on a point system. Points are based on teacher recommendation letter(s), the essay, and the interview.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

Band

Deadline:  12/14/2018
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
None
Selections
Students who live within the school's attendance boundary can be admitted automatically.

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, general.
show attendance boundary
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

Digital Media

Deadline:  12/14/2018
Grades Served: 9-12
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.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

Entrepreneurship

Deadline:  12/14/2018
Grades Served: 9-12
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.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

General Education

Deadline:  12/14/2018
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
None
Selections
Students who live within the school's attendance boundary can be admitted automatically.

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.
show attendance boundary
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

International Baccalaureate (IB)

Deadline:  12/14/2018
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
General Education and 504 Plan students: Minimum percentile of 24 in both reading and math on NWEA MAP and minimum 2.5 GPA in 7th grade.

IEP and EL students: Minimum combined percentile of 48 in reading and math on NWEA MAP and minimum 2.5 GPA in 7th grade.

Attendance at an Information Session is required for all eligible applicants.
Selections
Eligible students are selected on a point system. Points are based on NWEA MAP scores and 7th grade GPA. Students who live within the school's attendance boundary will be given 50 additional points. The school determines the minimum cutoff score for selections.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.
In-School Programs   ?
  • AP (14) 
  • CTE (Accounting 
  • Architectural Drafting 
  • Broadcast Technology 
  • Business Systems Networking & Telecommunications 
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • IT Applications) 
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) 
  • Architectural Design 
  • Broadcast Technology 
  • Business 
  • Business & Finance 
  • Career and Technical Education Programs 
  • Community School 
  • Construction and Architecture 
  • Database Programming IT 
  • Fine and Performing Arts 
  • Information Technology 
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma 
  • Metropolitan Studies 
  • Performing Arts 
College and Career
  • ACT/SAT Prep Courses 
  • Career Development 
  • College Tours 
Creative
  • Animation 
  • Art Studio 
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Clay Creations 
  • Drama 
  • Drawing 
  • Film and Video 
  • Fundamentals/Theory of Music 
  • Graphic Design 
  • Improv 
  • Media and Production Workshops 
  • Musicals 
  • Piano/Keyboard 
  • Plays/Acting 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Student Music Club 
  • Talent Show 
  • Theater 
  • Violin/Strings 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Targeted Interventions 
Life and Leadership
  • Activism/Social Impact Clubs 
  • Boys/Girls Student Clubs 
  • Environmental Club 
  • Ethnic Club 
  • Leaders Program 
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Mikva Challenge 
  • Mock Trial 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Peer Jury 
  • Peer Mentors 
  • Restorative Justice 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
  • Student Ambassadors 
  • Student Council/Government 
  • Voices of Youth in Chicago Education (VOYCE) 
  • Young Parent Supports 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Aerobics 
  • Book Club 
  • Community Service 
  • Computer/Technology Workshops 
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • Cooking Club 
  • Dance Classes 
  • Enrichment Classes 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Breakfasts 
  • Family Counseling/Support Group 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Financial Literacy Workshops 
  • Fitness Classes 
  • Fitness For Parents 
  • Gang Awareness Workshop 
  • GED English Classes 
  • GED Spanish 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 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Running 
  • Safe Passage 
  • Safety Workshops 
  • Self-Esteem Workshops 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
  • Transition to College Workshops 
  • Yoga 
Scholastic
  • Academic Olympics 
  • Advanced Placement 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Chess Team 
  • Chicago History Fair 
  • Debate Team 
  • Evening School 
  • Freshmen On-Pace 
  • History Club 
  • Homework Help 
  • Journalism Club 
  • Math Team 
  • Mayor Daley’s Book Club 
  • Newspaper 
  • Poetry Club 
  • Poetry Workshops 
  • Summer School 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Technology Club 
  • Tutoring 
  • Yearbook Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Baseball 
  • Basketball 
  • Bowling 
  • Boys’ Baseball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Bowling 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Golf 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Softball 
  • Boys’ Swimming 
  • Boys’ Tennis 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Chess 
  • Conditioning and Fitness 
  • Dance 
  • Fitness Basics 
  • Floor Hockey 
  • Football 
  • Girls’ Baseball 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Bowling 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Swimming 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Karate 
  • Pom-Pon 
  • Soccer 
  • Softball 
  • Tennis 
  • Volleyball 
  • Wrestling 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
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 2016
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 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) 2018-2020
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) 2012-2014
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) 2016-2018
Healthy CPS Report 2018
Healthy CPS Report 2017