Carl Schurz High School will provide the essential skills for all students to become responsible citizens in a technologically rich society through curricula that will challenge students to develop critical thinking skills; to cultivate high levels of self-motivation for personal and professional achievement; and to recognize that they can affect change in a global society.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2 ?

PROVISIONAL SUPPORT

School Grades

9-12

# of Students

1,537

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Anthony N Rodriguez
Principal

Debra Neiman
Assistant Principal

Gary Tesinsky
Assistant Principal

Heidy Moran
Assistant Principal

Hours


7:45 AM - 2:56 PM
School Hours
7:45 am - 2:56 pm
HS Freshman Hours
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
56, 152
CTA Train
Blue
Metra
Milwaukee District North (MD-N)

Demographics ?


Asian
1.5%
Black
10.0%
Hispanic
81.8%
White
5.1%
Other
1.6%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
90.1%
Limited English
20.9%
Mobility Rate ?
15.5%
Chronic Truancy ?
59.6%
 0
100

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

French, Italian, Spanish, Spanish for Heritage Speakers

Dress Code:

No

Attendance Boundaries:

No

Refugee Services:

No

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Significantly Modified Curriculum w/ Intensive Supports Program:

Yes

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW EXPECTATIONS ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
SAT Average ?
892
CPS Average 969
5-Year Cohort Graduation Rate ?
70.2%
CPS Average 78.2%
College Enrollment ?
59.0%
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
51st
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Reading
89th
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Math
31st
11th Grade (SAT) Reading
66th
11th Grade (SAT) Math
37th
11th Grade (SAT) Cohort
21st
0
50
99
Median
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW EXPECTATIONS ?
Student Attainment (Percent Meeting College Readiness Benchmarks)
9th Grade (PSAT 9)
28.9%
10th Grade (PSAT 10)
24.2%
11th Grade (SAT)
19.6%
All
24.7%
 0
50
100
Majority of Students
This School's Average Score
PSAT 9 - 790
PSAT 10 - 835
SAT - 892
Progress Toward Graduation and College
Freshman On Track
School (2018)
76.2%
CPS (2018)
89.4%
School (2017)
80.3%
CPS (2017)
88.7%
 0
100
4 Year Graduation
School (2018)
67.0%
CPS (2018)
75.6%
School (2017)
66.6%
CPS (2017)
74.7%
 0
100
5 Year Graduation
School (2018)
70.2%
CPS (2018)
78.2%
School (2017)
74.3%
CPS (2017)
77.5%
 0
100
College Enrollment ?
School (2018)
59.0%
CPS (2018)
68.2%
School (2017)
47.1%
CPS (2017)
59.8%
 0
100
College Persistence
School (2018)
65.6%
CPS (2018)
72.3%
School (2017)
62.9%
CPS (2017)
71.9%
 0
100
School Culture and Climate Details ORGANIZED ?
The 5Essentials from the My Voice, My School Survey ?
 
Involved Families: Does the school partner with families and communities? NEUTRAL
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? 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 ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 7.3 8.3 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 22.6% 39.0% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.6 days 1.4 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 82.3% 85.3% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 95.1% 94.9% 95%
1 Year Dropout Rate 5.1% 4.0% 6.4%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 77.9% 81.4%
Teachers 67.9% 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

Accounting & 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.

Allied Health

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

Automotive Technology

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
All applicants: Minimum 2.0 GPA in 7th grade and 7th grade minimum attendance percentage of 85.
Selections
Eligible students are randomly selected by computerized lottery. The lottery is conducted in the following order: proximity, general.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

Chicago Ballet Center

Deadline:  12/14/2018
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
All applicants: Minimum 3.0 GPA in 7th grade.

An audition is required for all eligible applicants.
Selections
Eligible students are selected on a point system. Points are based on the audition.
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.

Dual Language

Deadline:  12/14/2018
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
General Education and 504 Plan students: Minimum percentile of 40 in both reading and math on NWEA MAP, minimum 3.0 GPA in 7th grade.

IEP and EL students: Minimum combined percentile of 80 in reading and math on NWEA MAP, minimum 3.0 GPA in 7th grade.
Selections
Eligible students are randomly selected by computerized lottery. The lottery is conducted in the following order: sibling, students currently enrolled in a CPS elementary school with a world language or dual language program, general.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

Engineering

Deadline:  12/14/2018
Grades Served: 9-12
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.
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, general.
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 (9) 
  • AVID 
  • JROTC 
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) 
  • Allied Health 
  • Automotive Technology 
  • Business 
  • Business & Finance 
  • Career and Technical Education Programs 
  • College and Career Academy 
  • Community School 
  • Fine and Performing Arts 
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma 
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years 
  • JROTC Academy 
  • Medical and Health Careers 
  • Pre-Engineering 
  • Pre-Engineering & Manufacturing 
  • School of Finance 
  • Smaller Learning Community 
  • World Language and International Studies 
College and Career
  • ACT/SAT Prep Courses 
  • Career Development 
  • Career/Job Training 
  • College Tours 
Creative
  • Animation 
  • Animation/Cartoon 
  • Art Studio 
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Drawing 
  • Ethnic/Folk Dance 
  • Figure Drawing 
  • Film and Video 
  • Fundamentals/Theory of Music 
  • Graphic Design 
  • Guitar 
  • Improv 
  • Media and Production Workshops 
  • Mixed Media 
  • Modern/Hip-Hop Dance 
  • Mosaics 
  • Murals 
  • Origami 
  • Painting 
  • Percussion 
  • Photography 
  • Piano/Keyboard 
  • Plays/Acting 
  • Pottery 
  • Rhythm Group 
  • Scrapbooking 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Student Music Club 
  • Talent Show 
  • Theater 
  • Violin/Strings 
  • Web Design 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
Life and Leadership
  • Activism/Social Impact Clubs 
  • Environmental Club 
  • Ethnic Club 
  • JROTC 
  • Leaders Program 
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Restorative Justice 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
  • Student Ambassadors 
  • Student Council/Government 
  • Young Parent Supports 
Parent and Community
  • Community Service 
  • Computer/Technology Workshops 
  • Enrichment Classes 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Financial Literacy Workshops 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Advocacy 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Yoga 
Scholastic
  • Academic Olympics 
  • Advanced Placement 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Chess Team 
  • City Year 
  • Debate Team 
  • Evening School 
  • Expanded Library Service Hours 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Math Bowl 
  • Math Team 
  • Poetry Club 
  • Poetry Workshops 
  • Science Club 
  • Speech Team 
  • 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’ Swimming 
  • Boys’ Tennis 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Boys’ Water Polo 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Chess 
  • Dance 
  • Fast Pitch 
  • Football 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Bowling 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Swimming 
  • Girls’ Tennis 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Girls’ Water Polo 
  • Pom-Pon 
  • Soccer 
  • Softball 
  • Tennis 
  • Volleyball 
  • Wrestling 
  • Yoga/Pilates 
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