Bridge is a neighborhood school noted for its high-achieving academic program and dedicated staff. In 2007 Bridge School earned the CPS “Exemplary Achievement Award” for five years of consecutive gains on the Illinois Standard Achievement Test. Chicago magazine (October, 2010 issue) named Bridge a “Promising Places” school in its 121 Great Public Schools issue.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

1,057

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Robert Guercio Jr
Principal

Mr. Robert Guercio
Assistant Principal

Ms. Jacqueline Grimaldo
Assistant Principal

Ms. Lissett Urso
School Clerk

Charlene Ayala
School Clerk Junior High

Hours


08:00 AM-3:00 PM(PK-4),7:45 AM-2:45 PM(5-8)
School Hours
7:30 AM (K-8)
Earliest Drop Off
3:00 PM-4:00 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
80, 90

Demographics ?


Asian
3.8%
Black
1.9%
Hispanic
51.1%
White
41.4%
Other
1.8%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
59.5%
Diverse Learners
12.3%
Limited English
25.2%
Mobility Rate ?
6.7%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

Polish, Spanish

Dress Code:

Yes

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 ?
PARTIALLY ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
86th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
55th
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
98th
4th
96th
5th
34th
6th
98th
7th
71st
8th
78th
All
86th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
99th
4th
3rd
5th
24th
6th
83rd
7th
63rd
8th
50th
All
55th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
70th
3rd
88th
4th
93rd
5th
54th
6th
91st
7th
83rd
8th
89th
All
83rd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
70th
3rd
91st
4th
74th
5th
41st
6th
82nd
7th
80th
8th
88th
All
75th
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details PARTIALLY 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? WEAK
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? 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? NEUTRAL
Behavior and Discipline ?
2018 2019 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 1.3 0.1 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 12.7% 0.7% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.7 days 1.0 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 95.2% 94.5% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 93.8% 94.3% 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 98.8% 81.4%
Teachers 70.4% 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

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
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
Creative
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Crochet 
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Guitar 
  • Murals 
  • Musicals 
  • Plays/Acting 
  • Recorder 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Student Music Club 
  • Talent Show 
  • Theater 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Parent and Community
  • Family Nights 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Chess Team 
  • Homework Help 
  • Journalism Club 
  • Poetry Workshops 
  • Science Club 
  • Spelling Team 
  • Technology Club 
  • Tutoring 
  • Writers Workshop 
  • Yearbook Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Softball 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Chess 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Pom-Pon 
  • Soccer 
  • Softball 
  • Volleyball 
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
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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