Waters is a community school that is recognized for its Fine and Performing Arts, Ecology, and Technology programs. Waters is a gem in an urban district that promotes environmental awareness and healthy living throughout its rigorous academic curriculum. Waters offers extensive before- and after-school programs to promote educational success.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

K-8

# of Students

655

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Ms.Titia Margareth Kipp
Principal

Nilsa Alvarez
Assistant Principal

Hours


08:15 AM-03:15 PM
School Hours
07:15 AM
Earliest Drop Off
03:15 PM-06:00 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Train
Brown

Demographics ?


Asian
5.3%
Black
3.1%
Hispanic
25.3%
White
58.2%
Other
8.1%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
22.9%
Diverse Learners
8.2%
Limited English
8.9%
Mobility Rate ?
3.4%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
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100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Dress Code:

No

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

No

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
81st
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
70th
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image

Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Student Growth By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
74th
4th
85th
5th
98th
6th
84th
7th
91st
8th
20th
All
81st
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
62nd
4th
92nd
5th
96th
6th
23rd
7th
46th
8th
52nd
All
70th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
84th
3rd
94th
4th
98th
5th
99th
6th
98th
7th
97th
8th
93rd
All
96th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
88th
3rd
85th
4th
98th
5th
99th
6th
94th
7th
89th
8th
87th
All
93rd
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details 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? NEUTRAL
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? NEUTRAL
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? NEUTRAL
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? WEAK
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? STRONG
Behavior and Discipline ?
2018 2019 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 0.5 0.0 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 100.0% 0.0% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 4.3 days 0.0 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 95.2% 95.5% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 95.9% 95.1% 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 97.1% 81.4%
Teachers 79.5% 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

Magnet Cluster (Fine and Performing Arts)

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
  • Kindergarten 
  • Performing Arts 
Creative
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Fashion 
  • Film and Video 
  • Musicals 
  • Rock Band 
  • Sewing 
  • Talent Show 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Targeted Interventions 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Life and Leadership
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Art Appreciation 
  • Community Service 
  • Enrichment Classes 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Leadership Development For Parents 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Chess Team 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Math Team 
  • Science Club 
  • Technology Club 
  • Tutoring 
  • Writers Workshop 
  • Yearbook Club 
  • Young Authors 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Chess 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls on the Run 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • 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 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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