AGC is a dual-language International Baccalaureate charter school that prepares students to be environmentally and internationally minded by examining how their choices impact our community and the world. Organic, nutritionally balanced meals, daily yoga, gardening, wellness instruction and ecologically sustainable practices throughout the school are core to our mission.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

NOT APPLICABLE

School Grades

K-8

# of Students

468

Governance

Charter ?

Faculty


Ms. Kate Alfonzo
Director

Maribel Mares
Admissions Officer

Paul Guilianelli
Director of Operations

Saskia Rombouts
Lower School Principal

Kate Mitchell Alfonzo
Upper School Principal

Hours


8:00 AM-3:55 PM
School Hours
07:45 AM
Earliest Drop Off
4:00 PM -5:15 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
47, 54, 62
CTA Train
Orange

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
4.7%
Hispanic
89.5%
White
5.1%
Other
0.6%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
70.5%
Limited English
35.3%
Mobility Rate ?
3.4%
Chronic Truancy ?
25%
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

Spanish

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

No

Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
75th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
39th
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
99th
4th
7th
5th
34th
6th
84th
7th
97th
8th
34th
All
75th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
94th
4th
1st
5th
60th
6th
33rd
7th
99th
8th
7th
All
39th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
36th
3rd
45th
4th
65th
5th
56th
6th
72nd
7th
83rd
8th
77th
All
65th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
33rd
3rd
27th
4th
21st
5th
44th
6th
28th
7th
75th
8th
68th
All
45th
 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? NEUTRAL
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? VERY STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? STRONG
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? VERY 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? STRONG
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students --- --- 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension --- --- 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions --- --- 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 96.0% 95.3% 93.3%
Teacher attendance --- --- 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 97.4% 81.4%
Teachers 74.3% 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

There are no program application requirements available.
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • International Language Academy 
  • Kindergarten 
  • Smaller Learning Community 
Creative
  • Art Studio 
  • Ethnic/Folk Dance 
  • Improv 
  • Modern/Hip-Hop Dance 
  • Violin/Strings 
  • Woodwork 
Health and Wellness
  • Common Threads 
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Nutrition Workshop 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Life and Leadership
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Community Service 
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • Cooking Club 
  • Dance Classes 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Breakfasts 
  • Family Counseling/Support Group 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Leadership Development For Parents 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Nutrition Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Advocacy 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
  • Yoga 
Scholastic
  • Additional Learning Opportunities (ALO) 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Tutoring 
Sports and Fitness
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Exercise 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Karate 
  • Ping Pong 
  • Running 
  • Soccer 
  • Yoga/Pilates 
  • Zumba 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
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
FY17 Financial and Compliance Scorecard 2017
FY16 Financial and Compliance Scorecard 2016
FY15 Financial and Compliance Scorecard 2015
FY14 Financial and Compliance Scorecard 2014
FY13 Financial and Compliance Scorecard 2013
Building
Report Name Date Download
6 Month Asbestos Report Fall 2017
Asbestos Inspection Report 2016
Asbestos Inspection Report 2016
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
Healthy CPS Report 2018
Healthy CPS Report 2017