Brentano Math & Science Academy is a high-performing neighborhood school where students love learning and where teachers love teaching. We emphasize inquiry, project-based learning, and a commitment to the whole child. 

The Brentano approach includes daily arts classes and daily PE for all students, as well as after-school sports, gardening, drama, dance, visual arts, and more. Come visit!

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

602

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Mr.Seth Lavin
Principal

Erendira Alcántara
Assistant Principal

Hours


08:45 AM - 03:45 PM
School Hours
Before: 7:00 - 8:45 am / After: 3:45 - 6:00 pm
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
52
CTA Train
Blue

Demographics ?


Asian
1.3%
Black
3.5%
Hispanic
55.8%
White
32.1%
Other
7.3%
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100

Statistics ?


Low Income
41.0%
Diverse Learners
10.0%
Limited English
10.0%
Mobility Rate ?
4.6%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
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100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Dress Code:

No

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Preschool Inclusive Program:

Yes

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
60th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
76th
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image

Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Awards

Excelerate Award Gold ?

Student Growth By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
40th
4th
94th
5th
28th
6th
78th
7th
66th
8th
55th
All
60th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
94th
4th
61st
5th
99th
6th
1st
7th
59th
8th
71st
All
76th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
84th
3rd
48th
4th
91st
5th
64th
6th
67th
7th
52nd
8th
69th
All
70th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
80th
3rd
48th
4th
65th
5th
64th
6th
64th
7th
70th
8th
87th
All
69th
 0
50
99
National Average
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? VERY 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? STRONG
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? VERY STRONG
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? STRONG
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? STRONG
Behavior and Discipline ?
2018 2019 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 3.2 2.2 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 47.1% 14.8% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.3 days 1.3 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 95.0% 94.6% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 96.3% 95.8% 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 67.0% 81.4%
Teachers 88.0% 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

Open Enrollment

Deadline:  12/13/2019
Grades Served: K-8
Application Requirements
None
Selections
Students who live within the school's attendance boundary can be enrolled automatically and do not have to apply. Contact the school for registration instructions.

Students who live outside of the school's attendance boundary must submit a Choice Elementary Schools application between October and December. Available seats, if any, are filled via computerized lottery. Priority is given to applicants with a sibling who is currently enrolled in the school in grade K-7, and who will remain enrolled in the school for the coming school year.
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How to Apply
Students who live outside of the school's attendance boundary can apply online or via paper Choice Elementary Schools application by visiting go.cps.edu.
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • After School All-Stars 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
  • Performing Arts 
Creative
  • Drama 
  • Musicals 
  • Theater 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Targeted Interventions 
Parent and Community
  • Enrichment Classes 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Field Trip 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Advocacy 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Newspaper 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Karate 
  • Running 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 2019
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2019
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2019
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 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) 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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