Cassell offers a Fine and Performing Arts Magnet Program providing classes in the visual arts and music in addition to arts integration with the Core Curriculum. Our Fine Arts Department produces shows that all students participate in throughout the year.
 


We offer a variety of clubs and groups for students:
*Cassell Athetic Association: Soccer, Girls Volleyball, Boys Basketball & Bowling
*Best Buddies 
*Student Council
*Farm Club
*Concert Band
*Symphonic Choir
*Concert Choir
*Garden Club

*Art Club

*National Junior Honor Society

 


 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

K-8

# of Students

375

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Eileen Mary Scanlan
Principal

Julie Pienta
Assistant Principal

Hours


08:00 AM-03:00 PM
School Hours
7:40 AM
Earliest Drop Off

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
52A

Demographics ?


Asian
1.1%
Black
7.5%
Hispanic
17.6%
White
69.9%
Other
4.0%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
20.5%
Diverse Learners
21.3%
Limited English
2.4%
Mobility Rate ?
2.1%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

No

Accessibility Level:

Usable

Significantly Modified
Curriculum w/ Moderate
Supports 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 ?
82nd
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
72nd
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image

Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Student Growth By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
8th
4th
85th
5th
91st
6th
98th
7th
90th
8th
79th
All
82nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
56th
4th
52nd
5th
74th
6th
84th
7th
89th
8th
59th
All
72nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
75th
3rd
77th
4th
66th
5th
83rd
6th
95th
7th
86th
8th
93rd
All
84th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
78th
3rd
96th
4th
60th
5th
60th
6th
68th
7th
60th
8th
79th
All
73rd
 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? STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? STRONG
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? 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? VERY STRONG
Behavior and Discipline ?
2018 2019 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 1.9 0.5 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 47.1% 18.2% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.6 days 1.5 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 94.3% 94.6% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 93.5% 94.2% 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 61.4% 81.4%
Teachers 50.0% 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

Magnet Cluster

Deadline:  Dec 11, 2020
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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Round 1 Application Information (2020-2021 School Year)
  • Number of applicants: 56
  • Number of offers: 0
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
  • Kindergarten 
  • Performing Arts 
Creative
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Drawing 
  • Fundamentals/Theory of Music 
  • Guitar 
  • Musicals 
  • Percussion 
  • Plays/Acting 
  • Rock Band 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Student Music Club 
  • Theater 
Health and Wellness
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Life and Leadership
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
Parent and Community
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • Science Club 
  • Science Lab 
  • Writers Workshop 
Sports and Fitness
  • Bowling 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Bowling 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Bowling 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • 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
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) 2020-2022
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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