Carver Elementary is a Fine Performing Arts Magnet School with a comprehensive gifted program. In addition, there is a full-day kindergarten and a half-day Pre-K program. Carver has partnerships with the Altgeld Alumni Association, Abejide Toure, and the Altgeld-Murray Advisory Board. Students are encouraged to excel academically and socially.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2 ?

INTENSIVE SUPPORT

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

343

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Martell Dwayne Hines
Principal

Dr. Wanda D. Withers
Assistant Principal

Venisa Beasley-Green
Counselor

Carla Caldwell
School Clerk

Lisa Wallace
School Clerk

Hours


08:00 AM-03:00 PM
School Hours
7:45 AM
Earliest Drop Off

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
34
CTA Train
Red

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
97.4%
Hispanic
1.7%
White
0.0%
Other
0.9%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
95.6%
Diverse Learners
10.2%
Limited English
0.3%
Mobility Rate ?
30.4%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
PARTIALLY ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
64th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
45th
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
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Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Awards

Excelerate Award Gold ?

Student Growth By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
13th
4th
87th
5th
48th
6th
21st
7th
84th
8th
94th
All
64th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
71st
4th
82nd
5th
2nd
6th
21st
7th
36th
8th
99th
All
45th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
20th
3rd
9th
4th
15th
5th
17th
6th
4th
7th
44th
8th
64th
All
21st
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
21st
3rd
9th
4th
11th
5th
3rd
6th
1st
7th
16th
8th
38th
All
12th
 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? WEAK
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? WEAK
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? 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? VERY STRONG
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? 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? VERY WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2018 2019 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 26.1 12.4 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 22.4% 13.3% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.4 days 1.8 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 91.2% 90.2% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 94.6% 94.0% 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 86.4% 81.4%
Teachers 56.3% 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

Magnet Cluster (Fine and Performing Arts)

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
  • Child-Parent Center (CPC) 
  • Community School 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
  • Performing Arts 
Creative
  • Student Art Club 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Mobile Asthma Provider 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Art Therapy 
  • Art Workshops 
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • Family Nights 
  • Fitness For Parents 
  • Gang Awareness Workshop 
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Safety Workshops 
  • Self-Esteem Workshops 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
Scholastic
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Chess Team 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Mayor Daley’s Book Club 
  • Science Lab 
Sports and Fitness
  • Baseball 
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Swimming 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Chess 
  • Dance 
  • Double Dutch 
  • Flag Football 
  • Football 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Swimming 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Pom-Pon 
  • Soccer 
  • 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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