At South Shore International College Prep, we offer a personal high school experience with our small student body,energetic staff and highly engaged world community. We are committed to exposing each student to varied levels of Internationalism, from studying various cultures to international communications to world travel.

Our rigorous college preparatory curriculum includes an extended world language program, Honors and AP courses, whole school International Baccalaureate philosophy, and CTE programs in Medical and Health Careers.

We offer competitive sports teams, World Language Clubs, National Honor Society, Latin American Student Organization, African Students United, Theater Tech, Dance, Student Government, True Star, Model UN, Art Club, Technology Club and more.

Academic Enrichments, After School Matters, Beta Club, Mentoring, Homework/Tutoring Center, Youth Leadership.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

9-12

# of Students

638

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Towanna Butler
Principal

Paulette Lakyne Grissett
Assistant Principal

Hours


8:00 AM - 3:15 PM
School Hours
8:00 AM - 3:15 PM
HS Freshman Hours
7:15 AM
Earliest Drop Off
3:15 PM-7:15 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
J14, 15, 75
CTA Train
Red

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
96.6%
Hispanic
2.5%
White
0.2%
Other
0.8%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
82.3%
Limited English
0.9%
Mobility Rate ?
2.9%
Chronic Truancy ?
45.4%
 0
100

Bilingual Services:

No

Classroom Languages:

Chinese, 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 ?
BELOW EXPECTATIONS ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
SAT Average ?
929
CPS Average 969
5-Year Cohort Graduation Rate ?
89.7%
CPS Average 78.2%
College Enrollment ?
81.7%
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
9th
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Reading
92nd
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Math
29th
11th Grade (SAT) Reading
33rd
11th Grade (SAT) Math
37th
11th Grade (SAT) Cohort
5th
0
50
99
Median
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW EXPECTATIONS ?
Student Attainment (Percent Meeting College Readiness Benchmarks)
9th Grade (PSAT 9)
35.7%
10th Grade (PSAT 10)
45.9%
11th Grade (SAT)
18.5%
All
34.1%
 0
50
100
Majority of Students
This School's Average Score
PSAT 9 - 818
PSAT 10 - 891
SAT - 929
Progress Toward Graduation and College
Freshman On Track
School (2018)
94.6%
CPS (2018)
89.4%
School (2017)
98.3%
CPS (2017)
88.7%
 0
100
4 Year Graduation
School (2018)
94.5%
CPS (2018)
75.6%
School (2017)
86.9%
CPS (2017)
74.7%
 0
100
5 Year Graduation
School (2018)
89.7%
CPS (2018)
78.2%
School (2017)
86.5%
CPS (2017)
77.5%
 0
100
College Enrollment ?
School (2018)
81.7%
CPS (2018)
68.2%
School (2017)
78.4%
CPS (2017)
59.8%
 0
100
College Persistence
School (2018)
68.1%
CPS (2018)
72.3%
School (2017)
63.0%
CPS (2017)
71.9%
 0
100
School Culture and Climate Details NOT ENOUGH DATA ?
The 5Essentials from the My Voice, My School Survey ?
 
Involved Families: Does the school partner with families and communities? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? NOT ENOUGH DATA
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? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 7.2 5.9 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 60.9% 28.8% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.9 days 3.1 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 90.1% 90.9% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 94.5% 94.1% 95%
1 Year Dropout Rate 2.2% 1.1% 6.4%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 36.6% 81.4%
Teachers 43.8% 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

International Baccalaureate (IB)

Deadline:  12/14/2018
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
General Education and 504 Plan students: Minimum percentile of 24 in both reading and math on NWEA MAP and minimum 2.5 GPA in 7th grade.

IEP and EL students: Minimum combined percentile of 48 in reading and math on NWEA MAP and minimum 2.5 GPA in 7th grade.

Attendance at an Information Session is required for all eligible applicants.
Selections
Eligible students are selected on a point system. Points are based on NWEA MAP scores and 7th grade GPA. The school determines the minimum cutoff score for selections.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

Medical & Health Careers

Deadline:  12/14/2018
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
None
Selections
Students are selected on a point system. Points are based on 7th grade final GPA and NWEA MAP scores. The school determines the minimum cutoff score for selections.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

Selective Enrollment High School

Deadline:  12/14/2018
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
General Education and 504 Plan students: Minimum percentile of 24 in both reading and math on NWEA MAP.

IEP and EL students: Minimum combined percentile of 48 in reading and math on NWEA MAP.

Testing is required for all eligible applicants.
Selections
Eligible students are selected on a point system with a maximum of 900 points. Students are assigned points for 7th grade final grades, NWEA MAP scores, and the admissions test, each worth a maximum of 300 points. The first 30% of the available seats are filled by the top scoring students based on rank score; the remaining seats are equally distributed among the four socio-economic tiers and filled by the top-scoring students in each tier.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.
In-School Programs   ?
  • AP (3) 
  • Business Entrepreneurship (Selective Enrollment students only) 
  • JROTC 
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • College Prep Math and Science 
  • Fine and Performing Arts 
  • JROTC Academy 
  • Medical and Health Careers 
College and Career
  • College Tours 
Creative
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Dance 
  • Drawing 
  • Mixed Media 
Health and Wellness
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
Life and Leadership
  • JROTC 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Restorative Justice 
Parent and Community
  • Aerobics 
  • Computer/Technology Workshops 
  • Fitness For Parents 
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
Scholastic
  • Chess Team 
  • Homework Help 
  • Language Club(s) (Spanish 
  • German 
  • Chinese 
  • etc) 
  • Poetry Club 
  • Science Club 
  • Tutoring 
  • Yearbook Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • Baseball 
  • Basketball 
  • Bowling 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Golf 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Swimming 
  • Boys’ Tennis 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Football 
  • Girls’ Swimming 
  • Pom-Pon 
  • Running 
  • Soccer 
  • 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
Building
Report Name Date Download
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