Monroe School is a multicultural community school that embraces core classroom instruction with an emphasis on “Balanced Literacy” and “Multiculturism.”Monroe also offers an advanced art program, violin and orchestra program, computer education, After School All Stars, full time librarian, student electives, monthly family nights, Magnet World Language Program in Spanish, weekly Citizen Schools internships at DeLoitte, Google and United, character education, effective parent tutor program and more.  In the past two years it has moved up 2 levels on the Performance Policy and is rapidly excelling in nearly every school-wide metric.  Our PK Teacher is an early childhood Teacher Leader trainer for the district, 100% of 8th graders are accepted to at least 5 high schools and everything in between is just as exciting.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

721

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Bryan Quinlan
Principal

Trinidad Lopez
Assistant Principal

Kyle Schulte
Assistant Principal

Hours


08:15 AM-03:15 PM
School Hours
8:00am
Earliest Drop Off
3:15-5:00
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
53, 76
CTA Train
Blue
Metra
Milwaukee District North (MD-N)

Demographics ?


Asian
0.3%
Black
3.1%
Hispanic
92.9%
White
3.2%
Other
0.6%
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100

Statistics ?


Low Income
88.6%
Diverse Learners
15.0%
Limited English
26.6%
Mobility Rate ?
11.5%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

Spanish, Spanish for Heritage Speakers

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 2+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
56th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
43rd
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
40th
4th
86th
5th
43rd
6th
84th
7th
25th
8th
41st
All
56th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
90th
4th
4th
5th
68th
6th
23rd
7th
9th
8th
83rd
All
43rd
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
6th
3rd
40th
4th
44th
5th
44th
6th
61st
7th
52nd
8th
58th
All
45th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
4th
3rd
37th
4th
14th
5th
51st
6th
24th
7th
32nd
8th
54th
All
31st
 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? 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? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? NOT ENOUGH DATA
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 2.8 1.3 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 43.4% 27.8% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.8 days 1.0 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 96.0% 95.3% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 95.4% 95.6% 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 94.1% 81.4%
Teachers 79.3% 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

Magnet Cluster (World Language)

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
  • After School All-Stars 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
  • Performing Arts 
  • Tuition Based Preschool 
Creative
  • Animation 
  • Art Studio 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Culinary Classes 
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Drawing 
  • Ethnic/Folk Dance 
  • Fashion 
  • Figure Drawing 
  • Film and Video 
  • Graphic Design 
  • Improv 
  • Mosaics 
  • Murals 
  • Painting 
  • Percussion 
  • Piano/Keyboard 
  • Plays/Acting 
  • Puppetry 
  • Recorder 
  • Rock Band 
  • Step Dance 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Talent Show 
  • Theater 
  • Troupe Performances 
  • Violin/Strings 
  • Web Design 
  • Weekend Enrichment 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Mobile Asthma Provider 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Nutrition Workshop 
  • Physical Education 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Life and Leadership
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Peer Mentors 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Enrichment Classes 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Breakfasts 
  • Family Nights 
  • GED Spanish Classes 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Music Appreciation 
  • Parent Advocacy 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Safety Workshops 
  • Self-Esteem Workshops 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
  • Walking 
  • Yoga 
Scholastic
  • Advanced Literature 
  • Algebra 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • City Year 
  • Expanded Library Service Hours 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Newspaper 
  • Poetry Workshops 
  • Science Lab 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Technology Club 
  • Tutoring 
  • Writers Workshop 
  • Yearbook Club 
  • Young Authors 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Golf 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Chess 
  • Dance 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Golf 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Tennis 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Running 
  • Softball 
  • Touch Football 
  • Tumbling 
  • 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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