Henderson Academy will prepare all students for success in college and careers, as we empower them to problem solve, collaborate and explore their limitless creative potential.  Well rounded programming, with instruction in literature, language, the arts, sciences, technology, engineering and math, accelerates student readiness for graduation.  Academic achievement is increased by developing student's critical thinking and communication skills, essentials required to master the rigorous Common Core standards which are fully embraced at Henderson.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2 ?

INTENSIVE SUPPORT

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

200

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Marvis Bonita Jackson-Ivy
Principal

Tawanda Miller
Assistant Principal

Ylonda Ware
Counselor

Evelyn Frison
Literacy Lead Teacher

Hours


07:45 AM-02:45 PM
School Hours
7:30AM
Earliest Drop Off
3:00PM-5:15PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
48, 55
CTA Train
Orange

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
79.0%
Hispanic
19.5%
White
0.5%
Other
1.0%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
90.5%
Diverse Learners
17.5%
Limited English
13.0%
Mobility Rate ?
30%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

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 2 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
29th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
39th
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 BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
1st
4th
1st
5th
84th
6th
83rd
7th
46th
8th
25th
All
29th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
15th
4th
7th
5th
17th
6th
74th
7th
27th
8th
80th
All
39th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
22nd
3rd
1st
4th
12th
5th
28th
6th
16th
7th
38th
8th
51st
All
19th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
11th
3rd
1st
4th
5th
5th
11th
6th
6th
7th
31st
8th
35th
All
12th
 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? NEUTRAL
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? NEUTRAL
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? VERY 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 1.4 0.0 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 30.8% 0.0% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 4.0 days 0.0 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 94.2% 93.2% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 95.3% 94.0% 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 98.9% 81.4%
Teachers 99.9% 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
  • Community School 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
Creative
  • Art Studio 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Culinary Classes 
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Drawing 
  • Knitting 
  • Modern/Hip-Hop Dance 
  • Murals 
  • Painting 
  • Percussion 
  • Plays/Acting 
  • Recorder 
  • Sewing 
  • Talent Show 
  • Tap/Ballet/Jazz Dance 
  • Weekend Enrichment 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Targeted Interventions 
Life and Leadership
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Book Club 
  • Community Service 
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • Cooking Club 
  • Family Counseling/Support Group 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Fitness For Parents 
  • GED English Classes 
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Nutrition Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Advocacy 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Running 
  • Self-Esteem Workshops 
Scholastic
  • Academic Olympics 
  • Algebra 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Chess Team 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Keep Kids Learning (KKL) Program 
  • Newspaper 
  • Real Men Read 
  • Science Club 
  • Science Lab 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Young Authors 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Golf 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Softball 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Chess 
  • Double Dutch 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls on the Run 
  • Girls’ Baseball 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Golf 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Soccer 
  • Softball 
  • 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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