Amundsen High School, situated within the beautiful 40-acre Winnemac Park campus, provides every student with a rigorous, authentic, and culturally diverse high school experience. In addition to our International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme, we offer Advanced Placement (AP), Career and Technical Education (CTE), Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID), honors courses, and award-winning arts programs. Students also have access to a wide variety of extracurricular clubs and activities, including 25 varsity interscholastic sports.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

9-12

# of Students

1,276

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Anna Pavichevich
Principal

Ms. Kristi Eilers
Assistant Principal

Mr. Minh Nguyen
Assistant Principal

Ms. Cybill Ortiz
Assistant Principal

Hours


7:45 AM - 3:00 PM
School Hours
7:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
HS Freshman Hours
7:00 a.m.
Earliest Drop Off
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
50, 92
CTA Train
Brown

Demographics ?


Asian
11.4%
Black
11.3%
Hispanic
58.7%
White
16.0%
Other
2.7%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
75.1%
Limited English
9.2%
Mobility Rate ?
9.8%
Chronic Truancy ?
44.4%
 0
100

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

French, Spanish

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

Yes

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Significantly Modified Curriculum w/ Intensive Supports Program:

Yes

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
MET EXPECTATIONS ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
SAT Average ?
1012
CPS Average 969
5-Year Cohort Graduation Rate ?
83.1%
CPS Average 78.2%
College Enrollment ?
70.7%
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 AVERAGE ?
Student Growth (percentile)
9th Grade (PSAT 9) Cohort
92nd
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Reading
50th
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Math
12th
11th Grade (SAT) Reading
68th
11th Grade (SAT) Math
50th
11th Grade (SAT) Cohort
74th
0
50
99
Median
Student Attainment By Grade Level MET EXPECTATIONS ?
Student Attainment (Percent Meeting College Readiness Benchmarks)
9th Grade (PSAT 9)
65.3%
10th Grade (PSAT 10)
52.4%
11th Grade (SAT)
50.9%
All
56.2%
 0
50
100
Majority of Students
This School's Average Score
PSAT 9 - 907
PSAT 10 - 914
SAT - 1012
Progress Toward Graduation and College
Freshman On Track
School (2018)
92.4%
CPS (2018)
89.4%
School (2017)
90.0%
CPS (2017)
88.7%
 0
100
4 Year Graduation
School (2018)
80.5%
CPS (2018)
75.6%
School (2017)
80.6%
CPS (2017)
74.7%
 0
100
5 Year Graduation
School (2018)
83.1%
CPS (2018)
78.2%
School (2017)
76.0%
CPS (2017)
77.5%
 0
100
College Enrollment ?
School (2018)
70.7%
CPS (2018)
68.2%
School (2017)
64.0%
CPS (2017)
59.8%
 0
100
College Persistence
School (2018)
74.3%
CPS (2018)
72.3%
School (2017)
74.2%
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? STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? NEUTRAL
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? NEUTRAL
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? NEUTRAL
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? STRONG
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 7.8 5.6 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 17.2% 30.0% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.5 days 2.0 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 91.3% 91.4% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 95.6% 95.8% 95%
1 Year Dropout Rate 1.3% 1.4% 6.4%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 84.6% 81.4%
Teachers 84.7% 79.9%
Parents 31% 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

Game Programming & Web Design

Deadline:  12/14/2018
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
None
Selections
Students are randomly selected by computerized lottery.

General Education and 504 Plan students: Preference is given to students with percentiles of 24 and above on the NWEA MAP in reading and math. A total of 30% of the seats will be made available to attendance area applicants.

IEP and EL students: Preference is given to students with combined NWEA MAP scores that equal 48 or above.

Note: Repeating 8th graders and students pushed into 8th grade from 6th grade due to age requirements qualify for selection but will be placed in a lower preference group.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

General Education Grow Community

Deadline:  12/14/2018
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
None
Selections
Students are randomly selected by computerized lottery. Students who live within the school's attendance boundary can be admitted automatically. Students who attend Grow Community Schools receive preference. This program only accepts students who live within the school's attendance boundary or attend a Grow Community School. show attendance boundary
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

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. Students who live within the school's attendance boundary will be given 50 additional points. The school determines the minimum cutoff score for selections. Preference is given to students who meet the minimum eligibility requirements, attend an Information Session, and are enrolled in the school’s Middle Years Programme partner, McPherson Elementary School.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.
In-School Programs   ?
  • AP (14) 
  • AVID 
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) 
  • Career and Technical Education Programs 
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma 
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years 
College and Career
  • ACT/SAT Prep Courses 
  • College Tours 
Creative
  • Art Studio 
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Ethnic/Folk Dance 
  • Film and Video 
  • Guitar 
  • Photography 
  • Plays/Acting 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Student Music Club 
  • Talent Show 
  • Theater 
  • Web Design 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • School-based Health Centers 
  • Targeted Interventions 
Life and Leadership
  • Activism/Social Impact Clubs 
  • Environmental Club 
  • Ethnic Club 
  • Mikva Challenge 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Restorative Justice 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
  • Student Ambassadors 
  • Student Council/Government 
Parent and Community
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Transition to College Workshops 
Scholastic
  • Advanced Placement 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Chicago History Fair 
  • Debate Team 
  • Evening School 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Language Club(s) (Spanish 
  • German 
  • Chinese 
  • etc) 
  • Math Team 
  • Poetry Club 
  • Science Club 
  • Summer School 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Tutoring 
  • Writers Workshop 
  • Yearbook Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Baseball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Bowling 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Golf 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Softball 
  • Boys’ Swimming 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Boys’ Water Polo 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Dance 
  • Football 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Bowling 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Golf 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Swimming 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Girls’ Water Polo 
  • Pom-Pon 
  • Wrestling 
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
School Segment Report 2010
Building
Report Name Date Download
6 Month Asbestos Report Fall 2017
Asbestos Inspection Report 2016
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) 2016-2018
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) Year 1 2012-2014
Healthy CPS Report 2018
Healthy CPS Report 2017