At Cárdenas we maintain high expectations for all members of the school community (students, parents, and staff). As educators we lay the foundation for college, career, and life readiness. We empower students to be problem-solvers and critical thinkers.  We strive to provide a rigorous and differentiated educational experience for all students. Every child will have an equal opportunity to be educated in a safe, inclusive, and positive environment.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

976

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Jeremy Conrad Feiwell
Principal

Marisela Ramirez
Assistant Principal

Carmen Medina
Assistant Principal

Cristina Garcia
School Clerk

Hours


08:00 AM-03:00 PM
School Hours
7:45
Earliest Drop Off

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
21, 82
CTA Train
Pink

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
4.3%
Hispanic
94.8%
White
0.7%
Other
0.2%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
89.1%
Diverse Learners
17.1%
Limited English
32.6%
Mobility Rate ?
8.1%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
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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

Preschool Inclusive Program:

Yes

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
52nd
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
34th
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 AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
60th
4th
69th
5th
26th
6th
41st
7th
54th
8th
57th
All
52nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
22nd
4th
83rd
5th
13th
6th
11th
7th
59th
8th
47th
All
34th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
41st
3rd
69th
4th
68th
5th
40th
6th
33rd
7th
64th
8th
67th
All
55th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
83rd
3rd
81st
4th
88th
5th
68th
6th
37th
7th
63rd
8th
59th
All
68th
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details 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? WEAK
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? NEUTRAL
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? STRONG
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? STRONG
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 0.4 2.2 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 8.7% 15.0% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.0 days 2.3 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 96.1% 94.1% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 97.0% 96.6% 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 81.8% 81.4%
Teachers 93.0% 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-3
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-2, 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 
Creative
  • Drama 
  • Knitting 
  • Painting 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Theater 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Nutrition Workshop 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Life and Leadership
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
Parent and Community
  • Crafts Workshop 
  • Crafts Workshops 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Counseling/Support Group 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Gang Awareness Workshop 
  • 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 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Safety Workshops 
  • Self-Esteem Workshops 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Poetry Workshops 
  • Science Lab 
  • WITS (Working in the Schools) 
  • Writers Workshop 
  • Yearbook Club 
  • Young Authors 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Floor Hockey 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Running 
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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