The mission of John W. Cook Academy is to provide all students with a high quality, technological and challenging educational experience that prioritizes educating the whole child while ensuring we are building lifelong, confident learners, who are equipped to compete globally and empowered to achieve excellence through perseverance.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2 ?

PROVISIONAL SUPPORT

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

317

Governance

District ?

Faculty


El Roy Estes
Principal


Tinaya York

Hours


08:45 AM - 03:45 PM
School Hours
8:40 AM
Earliest Drop Off
Due to COVID-19, afterschool is postponed.
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
9, 79

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
95.9%
Hispanic
3.8%
White
0.3%
Other
0.0%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
96.8%
Diverse Learners
13.2%
Limited English
1.3%
Mobility Rate ?
25.5%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Classroom Languages:

Spanish

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Accessibility Level:

Not Accessible

Significantly Modified
Curriculum w/ Moderate
Supports Program:
  ?

Yes

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
MODERATELY ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
81st
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
57th
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
95th
4th
7th
5th
3rd
6th
99th
7th
98th
8th
95th
All
81st
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
30th
4th
16th
5th
60th
6th
70th
7th
54th
8th
87th
All
57th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
9th
3rd
41st
4th
12th
5th
5th
6th
37th
7th
89th
8th
87th
All
33rd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
2nd
3rd
16th
4th
10th
5th
18th
6th
20th
7th
61st
8th
63rd
All
23rd
 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? 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? 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 WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2018 2019 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 1.9 0.8 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 17.5% 7.0% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.1 days 1.0 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 94.1% 93.3% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 94.3% 94.3% 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 80.4% 81.4%
Teachers 80.6% 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:  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: 4
  • 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 
Creative
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Dance 
  • Murals 
  • Talent Show 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Nutrition Workshop 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Health Centers 
  • Targeted Interventions 
Life and Leadership
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
Parent and Community
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Peace Circles 
Scholastic
  • Chess Team 
  • City Year 
  • Homework Help 
  • Technology Club 
  • WITS (Working in the Schools) 
Sports and Fitness
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Chess 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Gymnastics 
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 Detail Report 2019-2020
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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