Volta offers a full spectrum of educational services such as Special Education, Algebra 1 and Bilingual Education that includes Spanish Dual Language. The diverse cultural make-up of Volta’s student body and faculty make it an exciting place to both learn and teach. Volta partners with various local community organizations to augment its already rich academic curriculum.
"Where the World Learns Together"

 

School Rating ?

Level 2+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

716

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Emily Mariano
Principal

A. Thepsiree
Assistant Principal

D. Parekh
English Language Learner Coordinator

K. Styzek
Counselor

J. Morquecho
Youth Intervention Specialist

Hours


8:00 am-3:00 pm
School Hours
7:45 am
Earliest Drop Off
3:00pm-5:30pm
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
53, 81
CTA Train
Brown

Demographics ?


Asian
21.6%
Black
2.2%
Hispanic
70.1%
White
5.6%
Other
0.4%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
90.1%
Diverse Learners
9.8%
Limited English
70.1%
Mobility Rate ?
6.2%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

Arabic, Spanish, Spanish for Heritage Speakers

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Accessibility Level:

Not Accessible

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 ?
62nd
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
48th
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 AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
26th
4th
5th
5th
84th
6th
95th
7th
75th
8th
45th
All
62nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
89th
4th
7th
5th
75th
6th
25th
7th
45th
8th
67th
All
48th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
67th
3rd
67th
4th
36th
5th
36th
6th
68th
7th
64th
8th
72nd
All
58th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
59th
3rd
72nd
4th
38th
5th
45th
6th
58th
7th
65th
8th
61st
All
56th
 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? NEUTRAL
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? WEAK
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? NEUTRAL
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? WEAK
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? WEAK
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? NEUTRAL
Behavior and Discipline ?
2018 2019 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 1.3 0.2 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 15.1% 5.0% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.1 days 1.5 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 95.9% 95.3% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 95.0% 94.3% 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 96.8% 81.4%
Teachers 68.3% 78.5%
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

Open Enrollment

Deadline:  Dec 11, 2020
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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Round 1 Application Information (2020-2021 School Year)
  • Number of applicants: 19
  • Number of offers: 0
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.

Dual Language

Deadline:  Dec 11, 2020
Grades Served: K-8
Application Requirements
Student's primary language needs to be Spanish.
Selections
Students who live within the school's attendance boundary can contact the school directly 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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Round 1 Application Information (2020-2021 School Year)
  • Number of applicants: 7
  • Number of offers: 0
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 
Creative
  • Ethnic/Folk Dance 
  • Weekend Enrichment 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • First Aid Training 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Targeted Interventions 
Life and Leadership
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
Parent and Community
  • Family Counseling/Support Group 
  • Family Nights 
  • Leadership Development For Parents 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Chicago History Fair 
  • Debate Team 
  • Homework Help 
  • Language Club(s) (Spanish 
  • German 
  • Chinese 
  • etc) 
  • Math Team 
  • Science Club 
  • Technology Club 
  • Tutoring 
  • Yearbook Club 
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 Detail Report 2019-2020
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) 2020-2022
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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