Wells believes all students are smart, talented, and capable of success and provides its students with a positive environment with the aim of educating them to become lifelong scholars.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

9-12

# of Students

360

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Michael S Stosek
Principal

Dorothy Bowman
Assistant Principal

Socorro Rivera
Counselor

Michael Horton
Counselor

Tanyamarie Wurster
Case Manager / Specialized Services

Valerie Zivojinovic
Youth Intervention Specialist

Edwin Otero
Engineer

Hours


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

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
9, 56, 66
CTA Train
Blue, Green

Demographics ?


Asian
0.6%
Black
47.5%
Hispanic
44.2%
White
5.3%
Other
2.5%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
90.3%
Limited English
13.6%
Mobility Rate ?
24.2%
Chronic Truancy ?
30.9%
 0
100

Bilingual Services:

Yes

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 ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
SAT Average ?
860
CPS Average 969
5-Year Cohort Graduation Rate ?
75.5%
CPS Average 78.2%
College Enrollment ?
50.9%
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
7th
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Reading
67th
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Math
7th
11th Grade (SAT) Reading
34th
11th Grade (SAT) Math
73rd
11th Grade (SAT) Cohort
17th
0
50
99
Median
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR BELOW EXPECTATIONS ?
Student Attainment (Percent Meeting College Readiness Benchmarks)
9th Grade (PSAT 9)
17.3%
10th Grade (PSAT 10)
6.3%
11th Grade (SAT)
14.6%
All
12.9%
 0
50
100
Majority of Students
This School's Average Score
PSAT 9 - 735
PSAT 10 - 765
SAT - 860
Progress Toward Graduation and College
Freshman On Track
School (2018)
87.1%
CPS (2018)
89.4%
School (2017)
90.9%
CPS (2017)
88.7%
 0
100
4 Year Graduation
School (2018)
69.0%
CPS (2018)
75.6%
School (2017)
71.5%
CPS (2017)
74.7%
 0
100
5 Year Graduation
School (2018)
75.5%
CPS (2018)
78.2%
School (2017)
75.7%
CPS (2017)
77.5%
 0
100
College Enrollment ?
School (2018)
50.9%
CPS (2018)
68.2%
School (2017)
43.6%
CPS (2017)
59.8%
 0
100
College Persistence
School (2018)
60.8%
CPS (2018)
72.3%
School (2017)
44.2%
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? WEAK
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? WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 0.8 24.1 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 5.0% 37.1% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.0 days 1.3 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 88.7% 90.0% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 94.2% 93.9% 95%
1 Year Dropout Rate 3.3% 2.8% 6.4%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 76.3% 81.4%
Teachers 87.5% 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

Game Programming

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

Deadline:  12/14/2018
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
Students who live within the school's attendance boundary have no eligibility requirements.

Students who live outside of the school's attendance boundary:
General Education and 504 Plan students: Minimum 2.5 GPA in 7th grade, and 7th grade minimum attendance percentage of 90.
Selections
Students who live within the school's attendance boundary have no eligibility requirements and can be admitted automatically.

Eligible 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, staff preference, general.
show attendance boundary
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

Law

Deadline:  12/14/2018
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.
In-School Programs   ?
  • AP (8) 
  • AVID 
  • JROTC 
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Career and Technical Education Programs 
  • Community School 
  • Fine and Performing Arts 
  • Information Technology 
  • Law and Public Safety 
  • Teaching 
College and Career
  • ACT/SAT Prep Courses 
  • Career Development 
  • Career/Job Training 
  • College Tours 
Creative
  • Animation 
  • Art Studio 
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Drawing 
  • Film and Video 
  • Fundamentals/Theory of Music 
  • Murals 
  • Painting 
  • Percussion 
  • Photography 
  • Plays/Acting 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Talent Show 
  • Theater 
  • Web Design 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Life and Leadership
  • JROTC 
  • Leaders Program 
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Mikva Challenge 
  • Mock Trial 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Peer Jury 
  • Restorative Justice 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
  • Student Council/Government 
  • UMOJA Student Development Corporation 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Book Club 
  • Community Service 
  • Computer/Technology Workshops 
  • Cooking Club 
  • Crafts Workshop 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Financial Literacy Workshops 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Nutrition Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Advocacy 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Safe Passage 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
  • Transition to College Workshops 
Scholastic
  • Advanced Placement 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Debate Team 
  • Evening School 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Learning Lab 
  • Science Club 
  • Summer School 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Technology Club 
  • Tutoring 
  • Virtual Learning/Online Courses 
  • Yearbook Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Aerobics 
  • Baseball 
  • Basketball 
  • Bowling 
  • Boys’ Baseball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Bowling 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Softball 
  • Boys’ Swimming 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Conditioning and Fitness 
  • Dance 
  • Exercise 
  • Fitness Basics 
  • Girls’ Baseball 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Bowling 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Swimming 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Kickball 
  • Pom-Pon 
  • Running 
  • Soccer 
  • Softball 
  • Volleyball 
  • Yoga/Pilates 
  • Zumba 
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