Pritzker’s Options program includes both a Fine and Performing Arts Magnet Cluster Program & a Regional Gifted Center offered at an accelerated pace of at least one year above grade level with Spanish as a world language. We also provide services and accommodations for students with special needs. Pritzker is recognized as aTier 1 School in Excellent Standing.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

729

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Joenile Stevente Albert-Reese
Principal

Ms. Barbara Abdullah-Smith
Other

Hours


9:00 AM-04:00 PM
School Hours
8:30 AM
Earliest Drop Off
4:00 PM - 6:00PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
50, 56, 72
CTA Train
Blue, Orange

Demographics ?


Asian
3.4%
Black
26.7%
Hispanic
34.2%
White
28.9%
Other
6.7%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
41.3%
Limited English
7.8%
Mobility Rate ?
6.8%
Chronic Truancy ?
18.8%
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Dress Code:

No

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

No

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
83rd
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
72nd
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 ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
75th
4th
31st
5th
85th
6th
83rd
7th
99th
8th
83rd
All
83rd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
68th
4th
26th
5th
97th
6th
3rd
7th
99th
8th
58th
All
72nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
94th
3rd
96th
4th
76th
5th
95th
6th
93rd
7th
99th
8th
94th
All
95th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
89th
3rd
94th
4th
85th
5th
94th
6th
83rd
7th
99th
8th
85th
All
92nd
 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? 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? 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? WEAK
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? NEUTRAL
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 3.4 2.0 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 7.9% 24.6% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.5 days 1.7 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 94.8% 95.0% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 93.1% 94.6% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 90.9% 81.4%
Teachers 63.3% 79.9%
Parents 48% 35.6%

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:  12/14/2018
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.

Selective Enrollment (Regional Gifted Center)

Deadline:  12/14/2018
Grades Served: K-8
Application Requirements
An admissions test is required. Students applying to grades K-4 do not have minimum eligibility requirements in order to be tested. Students applying to grades 5-8 must meet the following minimum eligibility requirements:<

General Education/504 Plan Students:
Minimum percentile of 60 in both reading and math on the NWEA MAP.

IEP Students: Minimum percentile of 50 in one subject (reading or math), and minimum percentile of 40 in the other subject on the NWEA MAP.
Selections
Students are selected based on their admissions exam score. At the entry-level grade, the first 30 percent of the seats are filled by rank ordering the exam scores. The remaining seats at the entry-level grade are equally distributed among the four tiers, and are filled in rank order by the top-scoring students in each tier. For all grades above the entry-level grades, seats are filled by the top-scoring students in rank order. There is no sibling preference.
How to Apply
Students can apply online or via paper Selective Enrollment Elementary Schools application by visiting go.cps.edu.
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • After School All-Stars 
  • Comprehensive Gifted Program 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
  • Performing Arts 
Creative
  • Art Studio 
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Ceramics 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Guitar 
  • Modern/Hip-Hop Dance 
  • Musicals 
  • Painting 
  • Piano/Keyboard 
  • Plays/Acting 
  • Rhythm Group 
  • Rock Band 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Tap/Ballet/Jazz Dance 
  • Theater 
  • Violin/Strings 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Life and Leadership
  • Boys/Girls Scouts 
Parent and Community
  • Book Club 
  • Enrichment Classes 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Nutrition Club 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Running 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Chicago History Fair 
  • Comprehensive Gifted Program 
  • DePaul/America Reads 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Science Club 
  • Science Lab 
  • Tutoring 
  • Writers Workshop 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Baseball 
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Baseball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Flag Football 
  • Football 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Running 
  • Soccer 
  • Volleyball 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
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 2017
Asbestos Inspection Report 2016
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 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) 2016-2018
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) Year 1 2012-2014
Healthy CPS Report 2018
Healthy CPS Report 2017