By fostering a culture that celebrates our cultural differences and builds strong relationships between members of the Gage Park School Community, Gage Park High School aims to mold the minds of young people and develop their capacity to be able to serve as world citizens. Within these walls the school community will maintain high expectations for all stakeholders.  Reflection and data based decision making will be the driving force to actively adjust to the needs of the school community until our ambitious goals are achieved.



Gage Park High School mission is to invest in our future by working collaboratively to implement suitable programs to prepare students to excel in their future endeavors as it relates to college and technical careers.


CORE BELIEFS & VALUES

RESPECT: We interact with integrity and with the best intentions in order to promote a positive learning environment. 

TEAM WORK: We value each others' strengths, are open to change, and work together to productively solve problems.

INDOCTRINATE: We strive to maintain an intellectually and emotionally engaging environment conducive to lifelong learning. 

FAMILY AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT: We always welcome equal and active partners in our student's education while promoting diversity and healthy lifestyles.

DEDICATION: We are passionate about our work, value quality over quantity, and are willing to combat any challenges that our students face to prepare them to have a successful future.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2 ?

INTENSIVE SUPPORT

School Grades

9-12

# of Students

328

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Tamika Ball
Principal

Carmia Fuqua
Assistant Principal

Andrea Allen-Moore
Counselor's Office

Akilah Lowe
Administrator-Special Services

Lorraine Hicks
Dean of Students

Attendance Clerk-Suzanna Gutierrez
Attendance

Israel Navarro
Sports Coordinator

Hours


9:00 AM - 4:04PM
School Hours
9:00 AM - 4:15 PM
HS Freshman Hours
8:30 AM
Earliest Drop Off
4:15 PM -6:00 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
49, 55, 94
CTA Train
Green

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
32.3%
Hispanic
66.8%
White
0.3%
Other
0.6%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
98.2%
Limited English
28.0%
Mobility Rate ?
NOT YET AVAILABLE
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT YET AVAILABLE
 0
100

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

Spanish, Spanish for Heritage Speakers

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

No

Refugee Services:

Yes

Title I Eligible:

Yes

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
FAR BELOW EXPECTATIONS ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
NOT YET ORGANIZED ?
SAT Average ?
833
CPS Average 962
5-Year Cohort Graduation Rate ?
72.2%
CPS Average 78.9%
College Enrollment ?
42.9%
CPS Average 67.2%

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image

Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Student Growth By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Student Growth (percentile)
9th Grade (PSAT 9) Cohort
12th
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Reading
50th
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Math
16th
11th Grade (SAT) Reading
34th
11th Grade (SAT) Math
63rd
11th Grade (SAT) Cohort
7th
0
50
99
Median
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR BELOW EXPECTATIONS ?
Student Attainment (Percent Meeting College Readiness Benchmarks)
9th Grade (PSAT 9)
16.1%
10th Grade (PSAT 10)
8.2%
11th Grade (SAT)
7%
All
10.7%
 0
50
100
Majority of Students
This School's Average Score
PSAT 9 - 723
PSAT 10 - 755
SAT - 833
Progress Toward Graduation and College
Freshman On Track
School (2019)
85.4%
CPS (2019)
88.5%
School (2018)
96.6%
CPS (2018)
89.4%
 0
100
4 Year Graduation
School (2019)
62.3%
CPS (2019)
78.0%
School (2018)
71.8%
CPS (2018)
75.6%
 0
100
5 Year Graduation
School (2019)
72.2%
CPS (2019)
78.9%
School (2018)
63.4%
CPS (2018)
78.2%
 0
100
College Enrollment
School (2019)
42.9%
CPS (2019)
67.2%
School (2018)
40.9%
CPS (2018)
68.2%
 0
100
College Persistence
School (2019)
44.4%
CPS (2019)
73.2%
School (2018)
34.8%
CPS (2018)
72.3%
 0
100
School Culture and Climate Details NOT YET ORGANIZED ?
The 5Essentials from the My Voice, My School Survey ?
 
Involved Families: Does the school partner with families and communities? WEAK
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? WEAK
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? NEUTRAL
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? WEAK
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 YET AVAILABLE
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? NOT YET AVAILABLE
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? NOT YET AVAILABLE
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? VERY WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2018 2019 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 15.3 10.7 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 11.1% 11.7% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.0 days 2.1 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 90.6% 88.6% 92.8%
Teacher attendance --- --- ---
1 Year Dropout Rate 1.3% 4.6% 6.0%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 83.3% 81.4%
Teachers 80.0% 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

Allied Health

Deadline:  12/13/2019
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
None
Selections
Students are selected on a point system. Points are based on 7th grade final GPA and NWEA MAP scores. The school determines the minimum cutoff score for selections.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

General Education

Deadline:  12/13/2019
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
None
Selections
Students who live within the school's attendance boundary can be admitted automatically.

Students who live outside of the school's attendance boundary 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 (9) 
  • AVID 
  • CTE (Equipment & Technology Institute 
  • IT Applications) 
  • JROTC 
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Allied Health 
  • Community School 
  • Information Technology 
  • JROTC Academy 
  • Medical and Health Careers 
  • Medical Assistant 
  • Smaller Learning Community 
College and Career
  • ACT/SAT Prep Courses 
  • Career Development 
  • Career/Job Training 
  • College Tours 
Creative
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Clay Creations 
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Drawing 
  • Modern/Hip-Hop Dance 
  • Painting 
  • Photography 
  • Plays/Acting 
  • Pottery 
  • Recorder 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Student Music Club 
  • Talent Show 
  • Theater 
  • Web Design 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • First Aid Training 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Targeted Interventions 
Life and Leadership
  • Activism/Social Impact Clubs 
  • Boys/Girls Student Clubs 
  • Environmental Club 
  • Ethnic Club 
  • JROTC 
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Mikva Challenge 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Peer Jury 
  • Peer Mentors 
  • Restorative Justice 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
  • Student Ambassadors 
  • Student Council/Government 
  • UMOJA Student Development Corporation 
  • Young Parent Supports 
Parent and Community
  • Community Service 
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Breakfasts 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Financial Literacy Workshops 
  • GED English Classes 
  • GED Spanish Classes 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Nutrition Club 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Advocacy 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Safe Passage 
  • Self-Esteem Workshops 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
  • Transition to College Workshops 
Scholastic
  • Advanced Placement 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Chess Team 
  • City Year 
  • Debate Team 
  • Evening School 
  • Freshmen On-Pace 
  • Homework Help 
  • Journalism Club 
  • Newspaper 
  • Poetry Club 
  • Summer School 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Tutoring 
  • Yearbook Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Baseball 
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Baseball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Softball 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Boys’ Water Polo 
  • Capoeira 
  • Chess 
  • Conditioning and Fitness 
  • Dance 
  • Fast Pitch 
  • Football 
  • Girls’ Baseball 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Pom-Pon 
  • Soccer 
  • Softball 
  • Step Dance 
  • Volleyball 
  • Wrestling 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 2019
High School Progress Report - English 2019
High School Progress Report - Spanish 2019
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 2018
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) 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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