The STEM Magnet Academy is the very first Chicago Public School with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics as its educational foci. STEM Magnet Academy opened its doors to Kindergarten - Third grade students on September 6, 2011. Each year, STEM will add a grade until it services students in grades Kindergarten - Eight.

Education at STEM Magnet Academy: The acronym STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math. The STEM curriculum is designed to incorporate the STEM components into all disciplines. STEM education changes the typical teacher-centered classroom by incorporating a curriculum that utilizes problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and requires students to actively engage in a problem in order to find its solution.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

K-8

# of Students

407

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Dr.Maria J McManus
Principal

Cynthia J. Gulley
School Counselor

School Clerk
Zakiya Williams

Hours


7:45 AM - 2:45 PM
School Hours
7:30am
Earliest Drop Off
2:45pm-5:45pm
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


Not Reported

Demographics ?


Asian
24.3%
Black
33.4%
Hispanic
25.6%
White
12.0%
Other
4.7%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
36.1%
Diverse Learners
7.9%
Limited English
8.1%
Mobility Rate ?
0%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

No

Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

No

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
68th
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 ?

Student Growth By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
50th
4th
90th
5th
7th
6th
73rd
7th
99th
8th
76th
All
68th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
99th
4th
60th
5th
13th
6th
1st
7th
96th
8th
75th
All
53rd
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
94th
3rd
95th
4th
95th
5th
93rd
6th
93rd
7th
95th
8th
90th
All
93rd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
97th
3rd
99th
4th
99th
5th
98th
6th
84th
7th
86th
8th
81st
All
94th
 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? VERY STRONG
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? 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? 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 ?
2018 2019 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 0.2 0.0 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 2.9% 0.0% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.0 days 0.0 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 96.3% 95.8% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 95.7% 94.4% 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 20.3% 81.4%
Teachers 57.6% 78.5%
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

Magnet (STEM)

Deadline:  12/13/2019
Grades Served: K-8
Application Requirements
None
Selections
Students must submit a Choice Elementary Schools application between October and December. Applicants are selected by 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. After siblings are accommodated, 40% of remaining seats for the entry-grade level are allocated for applicants who live within a 1.5 mile radius of the school, and remaining entry-grade level seats are evenly distributed among the four socio-economic tiers. For all grades other than the entry-grade level, seats remaining after siblings are accommodated are filled through a general computerized lottery.
How to Apply
Students can apply online or via paper Choice Elementary Schools application by visiting go.cps.edu.
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Kindergarten 
Health and Wellness
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • Targeted Interventions 
Life and Leadership
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
Parent and Community
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Peace Circles 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Homework Help 
  • Science Lab 
  • Tutoring 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Pom-Pon 
  • 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
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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