Eli Whitney Elementary School is part of the Technology Magnet Cluster Program. We challenge all students to reach their true potential through diverse learning and differentiation to prepare them for higher education. Eli Whitney partners with ENLACE to provide additional community and student activities after school.

We are committed to inspiring children grades Kindergarten through 8th grade to consider careers as Scientists, Technologists, Engineers, and Mathematicians through authentic inquiry based learning experiences that promotes 21st century learning skills, innovative technology use, and lifelong learning.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

706

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Evelia Diaz
Principal

Araceli Ibarra
Assistant Principal

Edith Zayas
Assistant Principal

Hours


7:45 am-2:45 pm
School Hours

 

Public Transit


Not Reported

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
0.0%
Hispanic
99.0%
White
0.8%
Other
0.1%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
92.4%
Diverse Learners
8.8%
Limited English
46.6%
Mobility Rate ?
6.9%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
78th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
69th
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 ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
92nd
4th
78th
5th
79th
6th
85th
7th
66th
8th
70th
All
78th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
99th
4th
91st
5th
24th
6th
37th
7th
90th
8th
63rd
All
69th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
63rd
3rd
54th
4th
51st
5th
35th
6th
59th
7th
64th
8th
74th
All
58th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
71st
3rd
69th
4th
78th
5th
41st
6th
46th
7th
72nd
8th
61st
All
60th
 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? 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? STRONG
Parent Survey Results ?
 
School Community: Do parents feel welcome and included in the school? 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? 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 1.4 0.2 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 12.1% 1.3% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.2 days 1.0 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 94.1% 94.7% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 94.6% 94.5% 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 95.0% 81.4%
Teachers 80.0% 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

Magnet Cluster (Technology)

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
  • After School All-Stars 
  • Community School 
  • Early Childhood Program 
Creative
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Dance 
  • Drawing 
  • Ethnic/Folk Dance 
  • Film and Video 
  • Media and Production Workshops 
  • Painting 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Student Music Club 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Mobile Asthma Provider 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Parent and Community
  • Aerobics 
  • Art Appreciation 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Breakfasts 
  • Family Counseling/Support Group 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Fitness Classes 
  • Fitness For Parents 
  • GED Spanish Classes 
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Leadership Development For Parents 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Nutrition Club 
  • Nutrition Workshops 
  • Parent Patrol 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Chess Team 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Poetry Workshops 
  • Real Men Read 
  • Science Club 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Technology Club 
  • Yearbook Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • Aerobics 
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Karate 
  • Soccer 
  • Yoga/Pilates 
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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