Edison Regional Gifted Center is a welcoming school community that honors individuality. We develop the skills of gifted and talented students through thoughtful learner-driven experiences. We encourage responsible risk-taking, innovation, collaboration and effective communication. Our goal is for students to embody integrity, empathy, and open-mindedness in order to become stewards of impactful and responsible global citizenship.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

K-8

# of Students

267

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Dr.Karen Valentine
Principal

Hours


7:45 AM - 2:45 PM
School Hours
7:30AM
Earliest Drop Off
3:00PM - 6:00PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
82, 93
CTA Train
Brown

Demographics ?


Asian
16.1%
Black
4.1%
Hispanic
8.2%
White
59.9%
Other
11.6%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
8.2%
Limited English
0.4%
Mobility Rate ?
0.4%
Chronic Truancy ?
4.8%
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Classroom Languages:

French

Dress Code:

No

Attendance Boundaries:

No

Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

No

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
54th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
73rd
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Awards

Blue Ribbon Award ? Excellence Award ?

Student Growth By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
2nd
4th
87th
5th
24th
6th
59th
7th
99th
8th
4th
All
54th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
41st
4th
67th
5th
50th
6th
78th
7th
99th
8th
3rd
All
73rd
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
99th
3rd
99th
4th
99th
5th
99th
6th
99th
7th
99th
8th
99th
All
99th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
99th
3rd
99th
4th
99th
5th
99th
6th
99th
7th
99th
8th
99th
All
99th
 0
50
99
National Average
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? VERY STRONG
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? NEUTRAL
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? NEUTRAL
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? STRONG
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? NEUTRAL
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? VERY STRONG
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? STRONG
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 0.4 --- 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 14.3% --- 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.0 days --- 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 96.1% 96.6% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 96.4% 97.0% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 99.9% 81.4%
Teachers 99.9% 79.9%
Parents 42% 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

Selective Enrollment (Regional Gifted Center)

Deadline:  12/14/2018
Grades Served: K-8
Application Requirements
An admissions test is required. Students applying to grades K-4 do not have minimum eligibility requirements in order to be tested. Students applying to grades 5-8 must meet the following minimum eligibility requirements:

General Education/504 Plan Students:
Minimum percentile of 60 in both reading and math on the NWEA MAP.

IEP Students: Minimum percentile of 50 in one subject (reading or math), and minimum percentile of 40 in the other subject on the NWEA MAP.
Selections
Students are selected based on their admissions exam score. At the entry-level grade, the first 30 percent of the seats are filled by rank ordering the exam scores. The remaining seats at the entry-level grade are equally distributed among the four tiers, and are filled in rank order by the top-scoring students in each tier. For all grades above the entry-level grades, seats are filled by the top-scoring students in rank order. There is no sibling preference.
How to Apply
Students can apply online or via paper Selective Enrollment Elementary Schools application by visiting go.cps.edu.
Creative
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Percussion 
  • Rock Band 
  • Violin/Strings 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
Life and Leadership
  • Boys/Girls Scouts 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Community Service 
  • Family Nights 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Chess Team 
  • Chicago History Fair 
  • Homework Help 
  • Math Team 
  • Poetry Club 
  • Poetry Workshops 
  • Science Lab 
  • Spelling Team 
  • Yearbook Club 
  • Young Authors 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Chess 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Running 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 2018
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2018
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2018
School Quality Rating Report 2017
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2017
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2017
School Quality Rating Report 2016
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2016
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2016
School Quality Rating Report 2015
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2015
Elementary 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 2017
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) 2016-2018
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) Year 1 2012-2014
Healthy CPS Report 2018
Healthy CPS Report 2017