Pickard Elementary is a Spanish Bilingual school. The school core curriculum includes s reading, math, social science, science, and art.

External Partnerships: Include Rush Hospital, Boys and Girls Club and the Pilsen Wellness Center for Social - Emotional Support of our students. 

Also, the Chicago Opera Theater and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra are music and arts partners.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

375

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Rigo Hernandez
Principal

Mr. Phillip Yasenak
Assistant Principal

Hours


07:30 AM-02:30 PM
School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
21, 49
CTA Train
Pink

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
2.4%
Hispanic
93.1%
White
4.5%
Other
0.0%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
92.3%
Diverse Learners
16.0%
Limited English
33.9%
Mobility Rate ?
6%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full and Half Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

Spanish

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 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
56th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
78th
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 ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
99th
4th
20th
5th
48th
6th
75th
7th
11th
8th
36th
All
56th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
86th
4th
13th
5th
86th
6th
58th
7th
16th
8th
99th
All
78th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
59th
3rd
84th
4th
64th
5th
72nd
6th
64th
7th
68th
8th
70th
All
69th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
74th
3rd
77th
4th
81st
5th
98th
6th
89th
7th
80th
8th
99th
All
90th
 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? VERY 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? STRONG
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? VERY STRONG
Parent Survey Results ?
 
School Community: Do parents feel welcome and included in the school? 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 0.5 0.5 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 22.2% 33.3% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.5 days 1.5 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 97.0% 96.7% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 96.2% 95.6% 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 99.9% 81.4%
Teachers 99.9% 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
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Life and Leadership
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
Parent and Community
  • Leadership Development For Parents 
  • Parent Advocacy 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Safety Workshops 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Newspaper 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Technology Club 
  • Tutoring 
Sports and Fitness
  • Exercise 
  • Fitness Basics 
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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