Plato Learning Academy prides itself on its motto: “Working Collaboratively, Thinking Critically, Achieving Academically.” Plato offers a rigorous curriculum and a safe environment. Plato believes in the innate capacity of every child to succeed and is committed to Excellence in Education including teacher performance and the instructional methods utilized.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2 ?

INTENSIVE SUPPORT

School Grades

K-8

# of Students

265

Governance

Contract ?

Faculty


Mr. Charles Williams
Principal

Patricia Yadgir
CAO

India Stewart
Curriculum Director

Rodney Quinn
Dean of Student

Angela Frazier
Office Manager - Primary

Keisha Owens
Office Manager - Middle

Hours


8:00 am-3:30 pm
School Hours
07:30 AM
Earliest Drop Off

 

Public Transit


CTA Train
Green

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
98.5%
Hispanic
1.1%
White
0.0%
Other
0.4%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
97.7%
Limited English
0%
Mobility Rate ?
9.6%
Chronic Truancy ?
48.7%
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

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 2 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
25th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
42nd
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
7th
4th
85th
5th
11th
6th
10th
7th
25th
8th
34th
All
25th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
93rd
4th
50th
5th
1st
6th
12th
7th
69th
8th
95th
All
42nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
11th
3rd
13th
4th
13th
5th
6th
6th
11th
7th
19th
8th
42nd
All
14th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
7th
3rd
33rd
4th
29th
5th
2nd
6th
2nd
7th
12th
8th
30th
All
13th
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details 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? WEAK
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? NEUTRAL
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? NEUTRAL
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? VERY WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 11.2 23.1 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 17.0% 13.9% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.7 days 2.0 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 93.2% 93.0% 93.3%
Teacher attendance --- --- 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 56.7% 81.4%
Teachers 88.0% 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
  • Kindergarten 
Creative
  • Talent Show 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Nutrition Workshop 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Life and Leadership
  • Boys/Girls Scouts 
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Cooking Club 
  • Family Nights 
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Nutrition Workshops 
  • Parenting Classes 
Scholastic
  • Academic Olympics 
  • Additional Learning Opportunities (ALO) 
  • Homework Help 
  • Tutoring 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Dance 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
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
FY18 Financial and Compliance Scorecard 2018
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 2018
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