Clark is an Early College Science, Technology, Engineering and Math School (ECSS), which enables students to earn both a high school diploma and college credits. Cisco is Clark’s ECSS partner.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

9-12

# of Students

576

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Charles Anderson Jr
Principal

Ms. Carmen Mahon
Other

Ms. Anna Taglia
Assistant Principal

Hours


7:45 AM - 3:09 PM
School Hours
7:45 AM - 3:09 PM
HS Freshman Hours
6:30 AM
Earliest Drop Off
3:00 PM- 6:30 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
7, 57, 126
CTA Train
Blue, Green

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
97.0%
Hispanic
2.6%
White
0.0%
Other
0.3%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
82.3%
Limited English
1.6%
Mobility Rate ?
11.6%
Chronic Truancy ?
44.2%
 0
100

Bilingual Services:

No

Classroom Languages:

Spanish

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

No

Refugee Services:

No

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Significantly Modified Curriculum w/ Intensive Supports Program:

Yes

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
FAR BELOW EXPECTATIONS ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
SAT Average ?
825
CPS Average 969
5-Year Cohort Graduation Rate ?
85.1%
CPS Average 78.2%
College Enrollment ?
78.7%
CPS Average 68.2%

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Student Growth By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Student Growth (percentile)
9th Grade (PSAT 9) Cohort
1st
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Reading
66th
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Math
31st
11th Grade (SAT) Reading
21st
11th Grade (SAT) Math
27th
11th Grade (SAT) Cohort
1st
0
50
99
Median
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR BELOW EXPECTATIONS ?
Student Attainment (Percent Meeting College Readiness Benchmarks)
9th Grade (PSAT 9)
7.6%
10th Grade (PSAT 10)
12%
11th Grade (SAT)
7%
All
8.9%
 0
50
100
Majority of Students
This School's Average Score
PSAT 9 - 735
PSAT 10 - 785
SAT - 825
Progress Toward Graduation and College
Freshman On Track
School (2018)
89.8%
CPS (2018)
89.4%
School (2017)
94.4%
CPS (2017)
88.7%
 0
100
4 Year Graduation
School (2018)
78.1%
CPS (2018)
75.6%
School (2017)
84.2%
CPS (2017)
74.7%
 0
100
5 Year Graduation
School (2018)
85.1%
CPS (2018)
78.2%
School (2017)
82.1%
CPS (2017)
77.5%
 0
100
College Enrollment ?
School (2018)
78.7%
CPS (2018)
68.2%
School (2017)
57.1%
CPS (2017)
59.8%
 0
100
College Persistence
School (2018)
67.3%
CPS (2018)
72.3%
School (2017)
50.9%
CPS (2017)
71.9%
 0
100
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? WEAK
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? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 16.8 35.1 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 43.9% 67.7% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.3 days 1.9 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 93.0% 91.5% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 93.3% 94.0% 95%
1 Year Dropout Rate 1.6% 0.8% 6.4%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 84.3% 81.4%
Teachers 80.0% 79.9%
Parents < 30% 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

Early College STEM

Deadline:  12/14/2018
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
None.
Selections
Eligible students are randomly selected by computerized lottery. The lottery is conducted in the following order: sibling, proximity, tiers.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.
In-School Programs   ?
  • AP (6) 
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) 
  • Business 
  • Career and Technical Education Programs 
  • CISCO Networking IT 
  • College Prep Math and Science 
  • Construction and Architecture 
  • Information Technology 
  • JROTC Academy 
  • Smaller Learning Community 
College and Career
  • ACT/SAT Prep Courses 
  • Career Development 
  • Career/Job Training 
  • College Tours 
Creative
  • Ceramics 
  • Clay Creations 
  • Crochet 
  • Dance 
  • Drawing 
  • Graphic Design 
  • Modern/Hip-Hop Dance 
  • Mosaics 
  • Painting 
  • Piano/Keyboard 
  • Rhythm Group 
  • Talent Show 
  • Web Design 
  • Weekend Enrichment 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Targeted Interventions 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Life and Leadership
  • JROTC 
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Peer Jury 
  • Peer Mentors 
  • Restorative Justice 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
  • Student Council/Government 
  • UMOJA Student Development Corporation 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Community Service 
  • Computer/Technology Workshops 
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • Enrichment Classes 
  • Family Counseling/Support Group 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Advocacy 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Safe Passage 
  • Self-Esteem Workshops 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
  • Transition to College Workshops 
Scholastic
  • Advanced Placement 
  • Debate Team 
  • Freshmen On-Pace 
  • Journalism Club 
  • Poetry Club 
  • Science Club 
  • Summer School 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Virtual Learning/Online Courses 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Baseball 
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Baseball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Bowling 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Softball 
  • Boys’ Swimming 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Boys’ Water Polo 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Conditioning and Fitness 
  • Dance 
  • Exercise 
  • Football 
  • Girls on Track 
  • Girls’ Baseball 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Bowling 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Swimming 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Pom-Pon 
  • Running 
  • Softball 
  • Volleyball 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 2018
High School Progress Report - English 2018
High School Progress Report - Spanish 2018
School Quality Rating Report 2017
High School Progress Report - English 2017
High School Progress Report - Spanish 2017
School Quality Rating Report 2016
High School Progress Report - English 2016
High School Progress Report - Spanish 2016
School Quality Rating Report 2015
High School Progress Report - English 2015
High 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 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) 2018-2020
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) 2012-2014
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) 2016-2018
Healthy CPS Report 2018
Healthy CPS Report 2017
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