Students have access to art, library, and physical education classes. The school also offers special education services to qualified students. Mt. Vernon students have access to the Internet through a computer lab and classroom computers. Students can earn awards for perfect attendance, citizenship, and most gains in test scores.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

236

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Raquel Davis
Principal

Anjanette Lipsett
Assistant Principal

Andrew Tourville
Counselor/Case Manager

Hours


07:45 AM-02:45 PM
School Hours
7:45AM
Earliest Drop Off
3:00PM - 4:30PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
8A, 108
Metra
Rock Island District (RI)

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
98.7%
Hispanic
1.3%
White
0.0%
Other
0.0%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
97.9%
Diverse Learners
19.9%
Limited English
0%
Mobility Rate ?
19.1%
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 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
82nd
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
52nd
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 ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
96th
4th
18th
5th
43rd
6th
96th
7th
75th
8th
95th
All
82nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
95th
4th
87th
5th
85th
6th
14th
7th
71st
8th
1st
All
52nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
42nd
3rd
41st
4th
19th
5th
15th
6th
43rd
7th
22nd
8th
68th
All
37th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
26th
3rd
43rd
4th
31st
5th
51st
6th
42nd
7th
21st
8th
27th
All
35th
 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? VERY STRONG
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? 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? WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2018 2019 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 1.3 0.8 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 2.2% 1.7% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.0 days 3.0 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 94.5% 94.9% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 95.6% 95.7% 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 99.9% 81.4%
Teachers 86.4% 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: 9
  • 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 
Creative
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Drama 
  • Piano/Keyboard 
  • Plays/Acting 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Talent Show 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Parent and Community
  • Family Nights 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Peace Circles 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Double Dutch 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Track 
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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