Parkside Community Academy (A Level 1+ School) is a Neighborhood Elementary School that Provides High Quality Instruction to All Students within Grades PreK - 8th. We provide a Wide Range of After-School Programming and Athletics; Academics, Enrichment Activities to Students (KDG - 8th Grade). Parkside has Partnerships with the DePaul University, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., NabrU, Inc., Concerned Christian Men, The Alex Thomas Foundation along with Other Educational Foundations and The Black United Fund. Parkside Community Academy is Where Education Lives and Success is Evident!!!  

 

School Rating ?

Level 2 ?

PROVISIONAL SUPPORT

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

244

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Tori Llanell Williams
Principal

Tori Williams
Principal

Brenda Scott
Assistant Principal

Nina Pillow
Clerk

Hours


08:30 AM-03:30 PM
School Hours
08:15 AM
Earliest Drop Off
03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
28, X28, 71
Metra
Metra Electric District (ME)

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
95.9%
Hispanic
3.7%
White
0.0%
Other
0.4%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
88.1%
Diverse Learners
9.8%
Limited English
0.4%
Mobility Rate ?
24.2%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

No

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
FAR BELOW AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
1st
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
3rd
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
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Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Awards

Excelerate Award Gold ?

Student Growth By Grade Level FAR BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
1st
4th
1st
5th
1st
6th
56th
7th
29th
8th
43rd
All
1st
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
1st
4th
3rd
5th
64th
6th
1st
7th
6th
8th
17th
All
3rd
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
16th
3rd
10th
4th
12th
5th
5th
6th
16th
7th
62nd
8th
89th
All
26th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
8th
3rd
3rd
4th
38th
5th
76th
6th
19th
7th
60th
8th
69th
All
36th
 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? NEUTRAL
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? 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? NEUTRAL
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? NEUTRAL
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 7.8 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 14.3% 68.8% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.0 days 1.7 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 94.8% 93.4% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 96.9% 94.5% 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 75.6% 81.4%
Teachers 88.9% 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:  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 
  • Community School 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
  • Performing Arts 
Creative
  • Dance 
  • Drawing 
  • Photography 
  • Student Art Club 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • First Aid Training 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Targeted Interventions 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Life and Leadership
  • Boys/Girls Scouts 
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Peer Mentors 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
  • Young Parent Supports 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Aerobics 
  • Book Club 
  • Community Service 
  • CPR Classes 
  • Crafts Workshop 
  • Dance Classes 
  • Family Breakfasts 
  • Family Counseling/Support Group 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Fitness Classes 
  • Fitness For Parents 
  • Gang Awareness Workshop 
  • GED English Classes 
  • Grandparents Group 
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Jazzercise 
  • Leadership Development For Parents 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Music Appreciation 
  • Music Workshops 
  • Nutrition Club 
  • Nutrition Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Advocacy 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Running 
  • Safety Workshops 
  • Self-Esteem Workshops 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
  • Walking 
  • Yoga 
Scholastic
  • Additional Learning Opportunities (ALO) 
  • Algebra 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Chess Team 
  • Debate Team 
  • DePaul/America Reads 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Science Club 
  • Science Lab 
  • Technology Club 
  • Tutoring 
  • Young Authors 
Sports and Fitness
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Chess 
  • Double Dutch 
  • Exercise 
  • Fitness Basics 
  • Flag Football 
  • Football 
  • Girls on Track 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Softball 
  • Touch Football 
  • 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
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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