Rauner College Prep's vision is to strengthen the city of Chicago today by empowering our college graduates of tomorrow. We prepare our scholars with the scholarship, discipline, and honor necessary to succeed in college and lead exemplary lives. We desire to be a school model in the city of Chicago that produces excellence in all that we do in an effort to fight for the equity that our children deserve.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

NOT APPLICABLE

School Grades

9-12

# of Students

629

Governance

Charter ?

Faculty


Mr. Brendan Bedell
Director

Aaron Schlessman
Assistant Principal

Dane Maodush-Pitzer
Dean of Operations & Culture

Maria Serrano
Office Manager

Maribel Islas
Administrative Assistant

Hours


8:00 AM-3:30 PM
School Hours
M - R 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., F 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
HS Freshman Hours
7:00 AM
Earliest Drop Off
3:45-5:00pm
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
9, 65, 66
CTA Train
Blue

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
19.7%
Hispanic
77.4%
White
1.7%
Other
1.1%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
83.0%
Limited English
11.3%
Mobility Rate ?
5.5%
Chronic Truancy ?
55.1%
 0
100

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

Latin, Spanish

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

No

Refugee Services:

No

Title I Eligible:

Yes

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
MET EXPECTATIONS ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
SAT Average ?
1025
CPS Average 969
5-Year Cohort Graduation Rate ?
90.2%
CPS Average 78.2%
College Enrollment ?
87.1%
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 ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Student Growth (percentile)
9th Grade (PSAT 9) Cohort
98th
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Reading
83rd
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Math
28th
11th Grade (SAT) Reading
68th
11th Grade (SAT) Math
67th
11th Grade (SAT) Cohort
99th
0
50
99
Median
Student Attainment By Grade Level MET EXPECTATIONS ?
Student Attainment (Percent Meeting College Readiness Benchmarks)
9th Grade (PSAT 9)
48.2%
10th Grade (PSAT 10)
52.1%
11th Grade (SAT)
55.6%
All
51.8%
 0
50
100
Majority of Students
This School's Average Score
PSAT 9 - 865
PSAT 10 - 922
SAT - 1025
Progress Toward Graduation and College
Freshman On Track
School (2018)
89.3%
CPS (2018)
89.4%
School (2017)
81.5%
CPS (2017)
88.7%
 0
100
4 Year Graduation
School (2018)
88.3%
CPS (2018)
75.6%
School (2017)
87.4%
CPS (2017)
74.7%
 0
100
5 Year Graduation
School (2018)
90.2%
CPS (2018)
78.2%
School (2017)
83.8%
CPS (2017)
77.5%
 0
100
College Enrollment ?
School (2018)
87.1%
CPS (2018)
68.2%
School (2017)
85.5%
CPS (2017)
59.8%
 0
100
College Persistence
School (2018)
69.0%
CPS (2018)
72.3%
School (2017)
78.1%
CPS (2017)
71.9%
 0
100
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? STRONG
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? 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? NEUTRAL
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 93.2% 93.0% 93.3%
Teacher attendance --- --- 95%
1 Year Dropout Rate 2.1% 1.1% 6.4%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 86.9% 81.4%
Teachers 67.4% 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

General Education

Deadline:  12/14/2018
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
None
Selections
Students are randomly selected by computerized lottery. The lottery is conducted in the following order: sibling, general.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.
In-School Programs   ?
  • AP (5) 
College and Career
  • ACT/SAT Prep Courses 
Scholastic
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Poetry Club 
  • Summer School 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Tutoring 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Baseball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Football 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Rugby 
  • 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
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
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