Brighton Park Elementary seeks to create a nurturing and engaging educational environment that is relationship-focused, culturally relevant, and encourages critical thinking.  Brighton Park students will be engaged in meaningful learning experiences that help them develop into productive members of society that are creative problem solvers and lifelong, confident learners. 

 

School Rating ?

Level 2+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

390

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Ms.Sara Beth Haas
Principal

Andrew Collingham
Assistant Principal

Elizabeth Morales
Admissions Clerk

Hours


8:00 AM-3:00 PM
School Hours
7:45 am
Earliest Drop Off
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
39, 62, 94

Demographics ?


Asian
2.3%
Black
1.3%
Hispanic
93.8%
White
1.8%
Other
0.8%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
97.2%
Limited English
46.9%
Mobility Rate ?
11.3%
Chronic Truancy ?
15.7%
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

Spanish for Heritage Speakers

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
PARTIALLY ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
44th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
63rd
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
40th
4th
45th
5th
9th
6th
63rd
7th
68th
8th
39th
All
44th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
99th
4th
9th
5th
4th
6th
30th
7th
99th
8th
87th
All
63rd
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
7th
3rd
22nd
4th
37th
5th
28th
6th
60th
7th
51st
8th
54th
All
40th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
2nd
3rd
27th
4th
30th
5th
10th
6th
23rd
7th
45th
8th
68th
All
34th
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details PARTIALLY ORGANIZED ?
The 5Essentials from the My Voice, My School Survey ?
 
Involved Families: Does the school partner with families and communities? NEUTRAL
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? WEAK
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? NEUTRAL
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 2.9 2.2 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 41.2% 55.6% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.2 days 1.0 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 94.7% 94.2% 93.3%
Teacher attendance --- --- ---
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 93.7% 81.4%
Teachers 73.3% 79.9%
Parents --- ---

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:  12/14/2018
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.
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • After School All-Stars 
  • After School All-Stars Elite 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
  • Performing Arts 
Creative
  • Art Studio 
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Ethnic/Folk Dance 
  • Modern/Hip-Hop Dance 
  • Murals 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Student Music Club 
Health and Wellness
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Nutrition Workshop 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Targeted Interventions 
Life and Leadership
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
Parent and Community
  • Art Workshops 
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • Crafts Workshop 
  • Family Nights 
  • Fitness Classes 
  • Fitness For Parents 
  • Gang Awareness Workshop 
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Leadership Development For Parents 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Nutrition Club 
  • Nutrition Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Advocacy 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Safety Workshops 
  • Self-Esteem Workshops 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
Scholastic
  • Additional Learning Opportunities (ALO) 
  • Algebra 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Homework Help 
  • Science Club 
  • Tutoring 
Sports and Fitness
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Chess 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Pom-Pon 
  • Soccer 
  • Softball 
  • Volleyball 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 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