Durkin Park participates in the Chicago Math & Science Initiative and provides students with the opportunity to join an academic bowl team. Durkin Park has two traditional computer labs and science lab. Durkin Park’s fewer than 700 diverse students earn recognition for perfect attendance and citizenship. Staff takes great concern in students’ well-being and academic success. Durkin Park has entered a partnership with the Museum of Science and Industry to expand science initiatives.  The school alos has  programs running after school hours in conjunction with the School/Communities Inistiative.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

699

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Daniel Joseph Redmond
Principal

Catherine Marin-Rios
Assistant Principal

Hours


07:45 AM-02:45 PM
School Hours
7;00am
Earliest Drop Off
2:45- 6:00pm
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
53A, 87

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
11.9%
Hispanic
82.8%
White
4.3%
Other
1.0%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
71.5%
Diverse Learners
12.4%
Limited English
25.8%
Mobility Rate ?
4.6%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

Spanish

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Preschool Inclusive Program:

Yes

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
66th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
53rd
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
22nd
5th
22nd
6th
91st
7th
58th
8th
54th
All
66th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
97th
4th
6th
5th
81st
6th
52nd
7th
48th
8th
34th
All
53rd
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
39th
3rd
83rd
4th
42nd
5th
73rd
6th
83rd
7th
64th
8th
81st
All
69th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
28th
3rd
83rd
4th
29th
5th
78th
6th
72nd
7th
52nd
8th
79th
All
64th
 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? NEUTRAL
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? STRONG
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? STRONG
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? VERY STRONG
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? NEUTRAL
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2018 2019 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 0.9 1.0 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 37.5% 25.0% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.5 days 2.0 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 95.4% 94.5% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 95.4% 94.8% 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 99.9% 81.4%
Teachers 74.5% 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 
Health and Wellness
  • Common Threads 
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Targeted Interventions 
Parent and Community
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Jazzercise 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Parenting Classes 
Scholastic
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Science Club 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls on the Run 
  • Girls’ Baseball 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Soccer 
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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