George Washington Elementary is a neighborhood school that strives to achieve academic success for all our students through a challenging and engaging curriculum. With high expectations and a strong literacy, math, science, computer science, and writing integration foundation, students are prepared for the challenges of the future as educated, productive, and democratic adult members of society.  Washington has partnerships with the Field Museum, IMC, East Side Lions, Vodak Chicago Public Library, Code.org, CS4All, Google, and Chicago Community in Schools. We have classrooms participating in the LEAP Program. The school has won awards and recognition from the State of Illinois, as well as from other organizations.  Our school has received Chicago Foundation for Education, SPARK Grant, Donors Choose, Dart Foundation, Meemic Foundation, Arts Grant, OST Grant, and National Excellence in Urban Education Award 2014 and 2015, Code.org,  and other grants.  

 

School Rating ?

Level 2+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

675

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Sergio Manuel Ramirez
Principal

Joann Barry
Assistant Principal

Hours


08:00 AM-03:00 PM
School Hours
7:50 AM
Earliest Drop Off

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
30, 100
CTA Train
Red
Metra
Metra Electric District (ME)

Demographics ?


Asian
0.4%
Black
1.5%
Hispanic
92.7%
White
5.0%
Other
0.3%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
76.6%
Diverse Learners
13.2%
Limited English
15.6%
Mobility Rate ?
4.7%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

Chinese

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Accessibility Level:

Usable

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
PARTIALLY ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
78th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
55th
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 ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
44th
4th
83rd
5th
57th
6th
78th
7th
76th
8th
94th
All
78th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
37th
4th
42nd
5th
75th
6th
19th
7th
75th
8th
83rd
All
55th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
78th
3rd
64th
4th
49th
5th
55th
6th
69th
7th
77th
8th
82nd
All
69th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
75th
3rd
65th
4th
49th
5th
57th
6th
45th
7th
76th
8th
74th
All
63rd
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details PARTIALLY 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? 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? 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? NEUTRAL
Behavior and Discipline ?
2018 2019 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 0.7 0.4 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 12.0% 4.6% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.0 days 2.3 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 95.4% 95.1% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 94.5% 94.5% 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 90.9% 81.4%
Teachers 78.6% 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:  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: 11
  • 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
  • After School All-Stars 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
  • Performing Arts 
Creative
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Culinary Classes 
  • Drawing 
  • Film and Video 
  • Fundamentals/Theory of Music 
  • Mixed Media 
  • Painting 
  • Percussion 
  • Recorder 
  • Rock Band 
  • Sketching 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Web Design 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • First Aid Training 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Mobile Asthma Provider 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Targeted Interventions 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • CPR Classes 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Expanded Library Service Hours 
  • Homework Help 
  • Journalism Club 
  • Newspaper 
  • Poetry Workshops 
  • Science Club 
  • Technology Club 
  • Tutoring 
  • Writers Workshop 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Chess 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ 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 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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