Westcott School is committed to providing a positive learning environment that will ensure all students have the educational tools necessary to achieve a higher level of academic performance.  Students will have multiple opportunities to develop into critical thinkers, lifelong learners, and productive citizens of the broader community. Teacher-led, job-embedded professional development enhances classroom instruction. Partnerships with Illinois State and Robert Morris Universities, and Greater Auburn Gresham Community provide quality academic supports.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2 ?

PROVISIONAL SUPPORT

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

401

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Monique Nicol Dockery
Principal

Terriyaka Watson
Assistant Principal

Hours


8:45 am-3:45 pm
School Hours

 

Public Transit


Not Reported

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
98.0%
Hispanic
0.5%
White
0.5%
Other
1.0%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
96.3%
Diverse Learners
18.5%
Limited English
0%
Mobility Rate ?
16.6%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full and Half Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Accessibility Level:

Not Accessible

Preschool Inclusive Program:   ?

Yes

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
9th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
17th
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 BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
1st
4th
1st
5th
41st
6th
52nd
7th
7th
8th
66th
All
9th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
33rd
4th
3rd
5th
4th
6th
9th
7th
78th
8th
78th
All
17th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
6th
3rd
3rd
4th
14th
5th
9th
6th
17th
7th
6th
8th
53rd
All
12th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
5th
3rd
11th
4th
8th
5th
2nd
6th
12th
7th
12th
8th
27th
All
11th
 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? STRONG
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? WEAK
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? 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 1.3 0.0 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 25.0% 0.0% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.6 days 0.0 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 94.6% 92.9% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 94.1% 94.1% 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 99.9% 81.4%
Teachers 77.8% 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:  Dec 11, 2020
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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Round 1 Application Information (2020-2021 School Year)
  • Number of applicants: 6
  • Number of offers: 6
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
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
Creative
  • Dance 
  • Drawing 
  • Modern/Hip-Hop Dance 
  • Photography 
  • Quilting 
  • Scrapbooking 
  • Sewing 
  • Tap/Ballet/Jazz Dance 
Health and Wellness
  • Common Threads 
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Life and Leadership
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Family Nights 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parenting Classes 
Scholastic
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Expanded Library Service Hours 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Writers Workshop 
  • Yearbook Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Baseball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Chess 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Tennis 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Pom-Pon 
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 Detail Report 2019-2020
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) 2020-2022
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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