Douglas Taylor Elementary School offers a Literature and Writing Magnet Program. Students learn critical thinking skills by writing in many genres of literature: fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. Students develop their creative writing skills in completing manuscripts in Young Authors. Students also learn how to explain, reason, communicate, and problem solve in all areas.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2 ?

PROVISIONAL SUPPORT

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

359

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Mrs.Dawn Marie Hill
Principal

Eduardo J. Yanez
Assistant Principal

Hours


8:15 am-3:15 pm
School Hours
8:00 a.m.
Earliest Drop Off
6:00 p.m.
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


Not Reported

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
7.5%
Hispanic
86.4%
White
6.1%
Other
0.0%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
91.9%
Diverse Learners
20.3%
Limited English
39.8%
Mobility Rate ?
13.1%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full 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 2 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
NOT YET ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
56th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
39th
National Average 50th percentile

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Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image

Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Awards

Excelerate Award Gold ?

Student Growth By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
75th
4th
13th
5th
72nd
6th
84th
7th
70th
8th
11th
All
56th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
97th
4th
8th
5th
35th
6th
14th
7th
31st
8th
33rd
All
39th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
34th
3rd
57th
4th
40th
5th
35th
6th
51st
7th
57th
8th
48th
All
46th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
25th
3rd
56th
4th
53rd
5th
31st
6th
38th
7th
31st
8th
37th
All
40th
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details NOT YET ORGANIZED ?
The 5Essentials from the My Voice, My School Survey ?
 
Involved Families: Does the school partner with families and communities? WEAK
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? WEAK
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? WEAK
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? VERY WEAK
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? VERY WEAK
Parent Survey Results ?
 
School Community: Do parents feel welcome and included in the school? VERY WEAK
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? NEUTRAL
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? VERY WEAK
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 1.1 1.4 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 4.7% 14.6% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.0 days 1.2 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 95.0% 94.6% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 92.7% 93.1% 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 93.1% 81.4%
Teachers 54.0% 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 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Mobile Asthma Provider 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Scholastic
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Boys’ Golf 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Golf 
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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