Parker Community Academy is offers programming for  K-8. Our school partners with Youth Guidance to provide students with academic, social and emotion support through the community school initiative. Our Early Childhood program is located in the Child Parent Center (CPC) at 328 W. 69th Street and provides academic support.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2 ?

PROVISIONAL SUPPORT

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

395

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Rufina Danielle Brown
Principal

Aaron D. Brown
Assistant Principal

Hours


07:45 AM-02:45 PM
School Hours
7:30AM
Earliest Drop Off
3:00PM - 6:00PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
24, 67
CTA Train
Red

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
97.2%
Hispanic
2.5%
White
0.0%
Other
0.3%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
92.4%
Diverse Learners
10.9%
Limited English
0.5%
Mobility Rate ?
14.5%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full and Half Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Preschool Intensive Program:

Yes

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
MODERATELY ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
52nd
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
1st
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 BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
34th
4th
4th
5th
97th
6th
27th
7th
84th
8th
70th
All
52nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
19th
4th
1st
5th
1st
6th
3rd
7th
1st
8th
30th
All
1st
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
22nd
3rd
9th
4th
11th
5th
23rd
6th
54th
7th
31st
8th
65th
All
26th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
16th
3rd
7th
4th
7th
5th
5th
6th
15th
7th
13th
8th
43rd
All
14th
 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? NEUTRAL
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? WEAK
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? NEUTRAL
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? VERY WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2018 2019 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 6.8 4.7 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 26.6% 15.9% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.4 days 1.5 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 94.6% 92.7% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 94.9% 94.4% 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 87.6% 81.4%
Teachers 65.8% 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
  • Child-Parent Center (CPC) 
  • Community School 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
Creative
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Drama 
  • Knitting 
  • Painting 
  • Plays/Acting 
  • Woodwork 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Nutrition Workshop 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Life and Leadership
  • Boys/Girls Scouts 
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • Cooking Club 
  • Family Counseling/Support Group 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Fitness For Parents 
  • Gang Awareness Workshop 
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Leadership Development For Parents 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Nutrition Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Self-Esteem Workshops 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
Scholastic
  • Academic Olympics 
  • Algebra 
  • Homework Help 
  • Keep Kids Learning (KKL) Program 
  • Math Bowl 
  • Mayor Daley’s Book Club 
  • Newspaper 
  • Poetry Workshops 
  • Science Club 
  • Science Lab 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Writers Workshop 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Softball 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Flag Football 
  • Football 
  • Girls’ Baseball 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Karate 
  • Softball 
  • Tumbling 
  • Volleyball 
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 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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