Bright Elementary School strives to meet the academic, social, and emotional needs of all students. At Bright School we strive to create a collaborative and inclusive learning environment, while developing innovative thinkers, who understand the past, explore the present, and impact the future. We are committed to developing well rounded students prepared to compete and be successful in a global society. 

 

School Rating ?

Level 2 ?

PROVISIONAL SUPPORT

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

256

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Alicia C Lewis
Principal

Dr. Pamela Strauther-Sanders
Assistant Principal

Hours


07:45 AM-02:45 PM
School Hours
2:45pm-4:45pm
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


Not Reported

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
62.9%
Hispanic
35.5%
White
1.6%
Other
0.0%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
91.0%
Diverse Learners
25.4%
Limited English
18.4%
Mobility Rate ?
23.3%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Preschool Inclusive Program:

Yes

Significantly Modified Curriculum w/ Moderate Supports Program:

Yes

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
MODERATELY ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
50th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
39th
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 AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
74th
4th
25th
5th
1st
6th
79th
7th
44th
8th
86th
All
50th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
66th
4th
1st
5th
9th
6th
95th
7th
22nd
8th
59th
All
39th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
36th
3rd
10th
4th
22nd
5th
12th
6th
18th
7th
42nd
8th
38th
All
24th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
33rd
3rd
10th
4th
4th
5th
5th
6th
11th
7th
21st
8th
38th
All
16th
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details MODERATELY 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? VERY STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? WEAK
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? NEUTRAL
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? STRONG
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2018 2019 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 2.0 1.0 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 9.7% 8.8% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.7 days 2.7 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 95.0% 94.6% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 95.6% 94.1% 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 88.8% 81.4%
Teachers 58.6% 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
  • Early Childhood Program 
Creative
  • Crochet 
  • Dance 
  • Figure Drawing 
  • Line Dancing 
  • Modern/Hip-Hop Dance 
  • Step Dance 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Talent Show 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Life and Leadership
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Peer Mentors 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
Parent and Community
  • Enrichment Classes 
  • Field Trip 
  • Yoga 
Scholastic
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Homework Help 
  • Newspaper 
  • Real Men Read 
  • Tutoring 
  • Young Authors 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Girls on the Run 
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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