Faraday offers high-quality programs where innovation and excellence are the standard. We emphasize an accountability system based on the district’s policy of the five fundamentals for school success: instruction; increasing professional capacity; learning climate; instructional leadership; and parent/community engagement.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

203

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Tawana Williette Wilks-Williams
Principal

Darlene Shorter
School Counselor

Patricia Robinson
School Clerk

Hours


07:45 AM-02:45 PM
School Hours
7:30
Earliest Drop Off
4:00-6:00
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
20, 52, 126, 7, 82
CTA Train
Blue, Green

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
97.0%
Hispanic
3.0%
White
0.0%
Other
0.0%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
100.0%
Diverse Learners
12.8%
Limited English
1.0%
Mobility Rate ?
26.9%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Accessibility Level:

Usable

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
34th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
65th
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
1st
4th
40th
5th
97th
6th
61st
7th
68th
8th
78th
All
34th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
1st
4th
99th
5th
64th
6th
94th
7th
81st
8th
86th
All
65th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
61st
3rd
1st
4th
47th
5th
75th
6th
41st
7th
32nd
8th
66th
All
35th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
25th
3rd
7th
4th
63rd
5th
91st
6th
52nd
7th
34th
8th
44th
All
45th
 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? 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? 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 10.2 6.9 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 75.0% 27.0% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.1 days 1.9 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 95.2% 94.4% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 94.1% 94.9% 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 99.9% 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:  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: 13
  • Number of offers: 5
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 
  • Smaller Learning Community 
Creative
  • Art Studio 
  • Ballroom Dancing 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Modern/Hip-Hop Dance 
  • Origami 
  • Piano/Keyboard 
  • Step Dance 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Talent Show 
  • Tap/Ballet/Jazz Dance 
  • Weekend Enrichment 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • First Aid Training 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Nutrition Workshop 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Targeted Interventions 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Life and Leadership
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Young Parent Supports 
Parent and Community
  • Family Nights 
  • Grandparents Group 
  • Leadership Development For Parents 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Advocacy 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Safety Workshops 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
Scholastic
  • Academic Olympics 
  • Additional Learning Opportunities (ALO) 
  • Algebra 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Chess Team 
  • Debate Team 
  • Homework Help 
  • Math Bowl 
  • Math Team 
  • Real Men Read 
  • Science Club 
  • Science Lab 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Tutoring 
  • Writers Workshop 
  • Young Authors 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Baseball 
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Baseball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Chess 
  • Double Dutch 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls’ Baseball 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Tennis 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Jump Rope 
  • Pom-Pon 
  • Softball 
  • 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
Asbestos Inspection Report 2013
Accessibility Summary Report 2014-2015
Facility Assessment Detail Report 2019-2020
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) 2020-2022
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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