Hirsch takes pride in its increased attendance rate, freshman on track and students in AP classes, aiming to foster lifelong learners who thrive as members of a technological and multicultural society.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2 ?

INTENSIVE SUPPORT

School Grades

9-12

# of Students

177

Governance

District ?

Faculty


David Narain
Principal

Ms. Jennelle Robin
School Counselor

Hours


9:00 AM - 4:01 PM
School Hours
8:15 AM
Earliest Drop Off
4:01 PM -6:00 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Train
Blue, Green
Metra
Metra Electric District (ME)

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
96.0%
Hispanic
1.1%
White
0.0%
Other
2.8%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
91.0%
Limited English
1.7%
Mobility Rate ?
49.7%
Chronic Truancy ?
100.8%
 0
100

Bilingual Services:

No

Classroom Languages:

Spanish

Dress Code:

No

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

No

Title I Eligible:

Yes

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
FAR BELOW EXPECTATIONS ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
SAT Average ?
781
CPS Average 969
5-Year Cohort Graduation Rate ?
45.5%
CPS Average 78.2%
College Enrollment ?
46.9%
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 BELOW AVERAGE ?
Student Growth (percentile)
9th Grade (PSAT 9) Cohort
6th
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Reading
82nd
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Math
2nd
11th Grade (SAT) Reading
36th
11th Grade (SAT) Math
36th
11th Grade (SAT) Cohort
NOT ENOUGH DATA
0
50
99
Median
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR BELOW EXPECTATIONS ?
Student Attainment (Percent Meeting College Readiness Benchmarks)
9th Grade (PSAT 9)
3.3%
10th Grade (PSAT 10)
0%
11th Grade (SAT)
2.9%
All
2.1%
 0
50
100
Majority of Students
This School's Average Score
PSAT 9 - 666
PSAT 10 - 730
SAT - 781
Progress Toward Graduation and College
Freshman On Track
School (2018)
75.0%
CPS (2018)
89.4%
School (2017)
84.6%
CPS (2017)
88.7%
 0
100
4 Year Graduation
School (2018)
55.0%
CPS (2018)
75.6%
School (2017)
44.2%
CPS (2017)
74.7%
 0
100
5 Year Graduation
School (2018)
45.5%
CPS (2018)
78.2%
School (2017)
40.0%
CPS (2017)
77.5%
 0
100
College Enrollment ?
School (2018)
46.9%
CPS (2018)
68.2%
School (2017)
21.9%
CPS (2017)
59.8%
 0
100
College Persistence
School (2018)
NOT ENOUGH DATA
CPS (2018)
72.3%
School (2017)
17.6%
CPS (2017)
71.9%
 0
100
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? NEUTRAL
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? VERY 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? 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? NEUTRAL
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 23.0 40.6 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 22.8% 26.1% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 3.5 days 2.5 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 80.2% 80.0% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 93.8% 94.1% 95%
1 Year Dropout Rate 13.6% 14.1% 6.4%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 58.8% 81.4%
Teachers 93.8% 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 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.
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How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.
In-School Programs   ?
  • AP (5) 
  • AVID 
  • CTE (Law & Public Safety Academy) 
  • JROTC 
  • Performing Arts 
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Information Technology 
  • JROTC Academy 
College and Career
  • ACT/SAT Prep Courses 
  • Career Development 
  • College Tours 
Creative
  • Art Studio 
  • Dance 
  • Drawing 
  • Modern/Hip-Hop Dance 
  • Painting 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Targeted Interventions 
Life and Leadership
  • Leaders Program 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Restorative Justice 
Parent and Community
  • Family Nights 
  • Financial Literacy Workshops 
  • Safe Passage 
Sports and Fitness
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Conditioning and Fitness 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • 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
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 2018
Healthy CPS Report 2017
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