Countee Cullen Elementary is a neighborhood school with a strong emphasis on language arts, math, and technology. Partnerships with Roosevelt and Chicago State Universities provide Cullen with student teachers. Awards and recognition for the school include first place in the regional math competition, and many teachers have been named Golden Apple candidates.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

K-8

# of Students

185

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Bud Cullen Bryant
Principal

Bud Bryant
Other

Hours


08:30 AM-03:30 PM
School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
34, 111, 119
CTA Train
Red
Metra
Metra Electric District (ME)

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
98.4%
Hispanic
1.1%
White
0.0%
Other
0.5%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
90.3%
Diverse Learners
10.8%
Limited English
0.5%
Mobility Rate ?
20.8%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

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 ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
MODERATELY ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
71st
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
77th
National Average 50th percentile

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Creative Schools Certification ?
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Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Student Growth By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
82nd
4th
1st
5th
99th
6th
99th
7th
40th
8th
24th
All
71st
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
98th
4th
30th
5th
22nd
6th
67th
7th
92nd
8th
96th
All
77th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
16th
3rd
39th
4th
49th
5th
75th
6th
62nd
7th
93rd
8th
97th
All
62nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
31st
3rd
49th
4th
73rd
5th
31st
6th
31st
7th
71st
8th
89th
All
52nd
 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? WEAK
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? NEUTRAL
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? NEUTRAL
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? WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2018 2019 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 3.2 3.4 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 15.8% 3.6% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.0 days 1.4 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 95.3% 95.3% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 94.6% 94.2% 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 76.2% 81.4%
Teachers 80.0% 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
  • Early Childhood Program 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Pom-Pon 
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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