McNair is a neighborhood school with a focus on science through the participation in the Chicago Math & Science Initiative. The school features Art and a science lab for all grades and Internet access through classroom connections. The school’s partners include Edison Alliance, Epstein and Sons, Westside Ministers Coalition, Hope Foundation and Chicago Children’s Choir.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

349

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Benetrice Leneice Whitfield
Principal

Courtnie Nides
Assistant Principal

Hours


7:30 AM-2:30 PM
School Hours
7:20 AM
Earliest Drop Off

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
54, 70

Demographics ?


Asian
0.9%
Black
82.5%
Hispanic
14.3%
White
0.9%
Other
1.4%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
87.4%
Diverse Learners
22.1%
Limited English
6.3%
Mobility Rate ?
17.1%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

No

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Significantly Modified Curriculum w/ Moderate Supports Program:

Yes

Significantly Modified Curriculum w/ Intensive Supports Program:

Yes

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
54th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
24th
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 AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
99th
4th
1st
5th
19th
6th
44th
7th
40th
8th
52nd
All
54th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
99th
4th
2nd
5th
20th
6th
7th
7th
1st
8th
42nd
All
24th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
23rd
3rd
57th
4th
39th
5th
6th
6th
29th
7th
26th
8th
48th
All
32nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
19th
3rd
52nd
4th
50th
5th
33rd
6th
61st
7th
36th
8th
35th
All
43rd
 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? WEAK
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? STRONG
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? VERY 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? STRONG
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? STRONG
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? VERY STRONG
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 2.8 0.3 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 7.2% 1.0% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 3.2 days 3.0 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 96.5% 95.2% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 96.2% 95.9% 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 71.3% 81.4%
Teachers 60.4% 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:  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
  • Community School 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
Creative
  • Art Studio 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Painting 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Nutrition Workshop 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Life and Leadership
  • Boys/Girls Scouts 
  • Peer Mentors 
Parent and Community
  • Family Nights 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • City Year 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Poetry Club 
  • Science Lab 
Sports and Fitness
  • Baseball 
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Dance 
  • Double Dutch 
  • Football 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Pom-Pon 
  • Soccer 
  • Touch Football 
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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