Pershing East offers a humanities-based curriculum, emphasizing higher order thinking skills and multicultural studies. A Specific Aptitude Program Gifted is available to qualifying students in Grades 1-8 with an emphasis on accelerated instruction in Literacy, Science, and Math. World Language classes are taught from Grades K-8. Pershing East is supported by an extensive community partnerships.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

569

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Safurat Anike Giwa
Principal

Gretta Paulette Steadman
Assistant Principal

Hours


9:00 AM - 4:00 Pm
School Hours
8:00 AM
Earliest Drop Off
4:05 PM - 6:00 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
3, 4
CTA Train
Red

Demographics ?


Asian
0.9%
Black
94.9%
Hispanic
2.6%
White
0.5%
Other
1.1%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
59.8%
Limited English
2.8%
Mobility Rate ?
9.4%
Chronic Truancy ?
27.7%
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Preschool Inclusive Program:

Yes

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
66th
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 ? Spotlight Award ?

Student Growth By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
62nd
4th
93rd
5th
17th
6th
72nd
7th
58th
8th
91st
All
66th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
63rd
4th
60th
5th
26th
6th
40th
7th
74th
8th
56th
All
52nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
63rd
3rd
60th
4th
54th
5th
46th
6th
55th
7th
57th
8th
56th
All
56th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
62nd
3rd
40th
4th
29th
5th
42nd
6th
43rd
7th
28th
8th
31st
All
40th
 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? STRONG
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? 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? STRONG
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 5.2 1.4 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 47.1% 38.1% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.0 days 1.8 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 95.0% 95.4% 93.3%
Teacher attendance --- --- ---
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 76.9% 81.4%
Teachers 86.4% 79.9%
Parents --- ---

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 with Boundary

Deadline:  12/14/2018
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
  • Community School 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
  • Performing Arts 
  • Smaller Learning Community 
Creative
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Drawing 
  • Knitting 
  • Murals 
  • Musicals 
  • Percussion 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Student Music Club 
  • Talent Show 
  • Theater 
  • Violin/Strings 
  • Web Design 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Life and Leadership
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Peer Mentors 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Book Club 
  • Enrichment Classes 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Leadership Development For Parents 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Nutrition Club 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Chess Team 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Journalism Club 
  • Math Team 
  • Newspaper 
  • Real Men Read 
  • Science Club 
  • Science Lab 
  • Technology Club 
  • Tutoring 
  • Writers Workshop 
  • Yearbook Club 
  • Young Authors 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Golf 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Chess 
  • Double Dutch 
  • Flag Football 
  • Football 
  • Girls in the Game 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Golf 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Pom-Pon 
  • Running 
  • Tennis 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 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 2017
Asbestos Inspection Report 2016
Asbestos Inspection Report 2016
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 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) 2016-2018
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) Year 1 2012-2014
Healthy CPS Report 2018
Healthy CPS Report 2017