Dixon is a Math/ Science Magnet Cluster School. Dixon has a highly regarded program focusing on the fine arts and includes classes in visual arts, music/band, dance, drama. Dixon’s curriculum also has a unique focus on African-American history and culture. Dixon also partners with Seaway National Bank, the Army Corps of Engineers and the Boeing Company.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

553

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Terrycita D Perry
Principal

Demetrius Mundy II
Assistant Principal

Hours


08:30 AM-03:30 PM
School Hours
8:05am
Earliest Drop Off
3:30pm-5:00pm
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
3, 4
CTA Train
Red

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
98.6%
Hispanic
1.1%
White
0.2%
Other
0.2%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
72.3%
Diverse Learners
10.3%
Limited English
0.4%
Mobility Rate ?
8.4%
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

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
83rd
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
60th
4th
64th
5th
52nd
6th
91st
7th
71st
8th
97th
All
83rd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
51st
4th
60th
5th
1st
6th
1st
7th
99th
8th
99th
All
57th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
88th
3rd
87th
4th
96th
5th
87th
6th
93rd
7th
80th
8th
97th
All
92nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
81st
3rd
82nd
4th
91st
5th
65th
6th
72nd
7th
91st
8th
99th
All
91st
 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? VERY STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? STRONG
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? VERY STRONG
Parent Survey Results ?
 
School Community: Do parents feel welcome and included in the school? STRONG
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? VERY STRONG
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? VERY STRONG
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 4.8 13.4 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 57.4% 60.8% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.3 days 2.1 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 95.9% 95.5% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 95.2% 95.0% 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 93.5% 81.4%
Teachers 86.1% 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
  • After School All-Stars 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
Creative
  • Art Studio 
  • Ceramics 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Clay Creations 
  • Culinary Classes 
  • Step Dance 
  • Student Art Club 
Health and Wellness
  • Common Threads 
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Nutrition Workshop 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Life and Leadership
  • Peer Mentors 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
Parent and Community
  • Art Workshops 
  • Cooking Club 
  • Enrichment Classes 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • Chess Team 
  • Science Club 
  • Tutoring 
  • Yearbook Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Double Dutch 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Tennis 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Step Dance 
  • 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) 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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