Bret Harte School is nestled within the Hyde Park community. We offer a variety of extracurricular and enrichment programs for our students throughout the school day and after school. Technology is integrated in every classroom as a supplement to the curriculum. Various partnerships have been established through the University of Chicago and other community organizations to provide our students with a well-rounded educational experience.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

288

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Charles A Bright
Principal

Charlie Bright
Principal

Meghan Fido
Assistant Principal

Hours


08:15 AM-03:15 PM
School Hours
7:45 am
Earliest Drop Off
3:15 pm - 4:30 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


Not Reported

Demographics ?


Asian
0.7%
Black
87.5%
Hispanic
6.9%
White
2.4%
Other
2.4%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
70.1%
Diverse Learners
11.5%
Limited English
6.3%
Mobility Rate ?
6.8%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Accessibility Level:   ?

Not Accessible

Preschool Intensive 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 ?
70th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
55th
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
72nd
4th
71st
5th
45th
6th
93rd
7th
42nd
8th
79th
All
70th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
26th
4th
45th
5th
18th
6th
45th
7th
71st
8th
96th
All
55th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
82nd
3rd
65th
4th
72nd
5th
60th
6th
57th
7th
71st
8th
90th
All
72nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
87th
3rd
55th
4th
55th
5th
35th
6th
41st
7th
60th
8th
90th
All
61st
 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? STRONG
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? 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? STRONG
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? NEUTRAL
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 8.1 7.0 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 14.0% 18.3% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.4 days 1.5 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 96.4% 95.1% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 94.3% 95.3% 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 98.2% 81.4%
Teachers 78.6% 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: 103
  • 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
  • After School All-Stars 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
Creative
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Culinary Classes 
  • Drama 
  • Mixed Media 
  • Modern/Hip-Hop Dance 
  • Recorder 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Tap/Ballet/Jazz Dance 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Life and Leadership
  • Boys/Girls Scouts 
Parent and Community
  • Family Breakfasts 
  • Family Nights 
  • Fitness Classes 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Poetry Club 
  • Technology Club 
  • Tutoring 
  • Writers Workshop 
Sports and Fitness
  • Aerobics 
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Chess 
  • Dance 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Volleyball 
  • Yoga/Pilates 
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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