Curie offers an especially wide range of academic programs and supports, enabling students to become critical thinkers and productive citizens who will invest in their local and global communities.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

9-12

# of Students

2,890

Governance

District ?

Faculty


David Gerard Gilligan
Principal

Allison Tingwall
Principal

Brad Gill
Assistant Principal

Jasmine Juárez
Assistant Principal

Starlet Miles
Assistant Principal

Sussan Oladipo
Assistant Principal

Homero Peñuelas
Assistant Principal

Hours


7:30 AM-3:40 PM
School Hours
8:25 AM - 3:40 PM
HS Freshman Hours
7:00 AM
Earliest Drop Off
3:00 PM - 6:30 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
53A, 62
CTA Train
Blue, Orange, Red

Demographics ?


Asian
2.0%
Black
12.4%
Hispanic
83.2%
White
1.7%
Other
0.7%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
89.8%
Limited English
14.7%
Mobility Rate ?
NOT YET AVAILABLE
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT YET AVAILABLE
 0
100

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

French, Mandarin, Spanish, Spanish for Heritage Speakers

Dress Code:

No

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

No

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Deaf/Hard of Hearing Program:

Yes

Students with Visual Impairments Program:

Yes

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW EXPECTATIONS ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
SAT Average ?
911
CPS Average 962
5-Year Cohort Graduation Rate ?
78.9%
CPS Average 78.9%
College Enrollment ?
70.3%
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
56th
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Reading
50th
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Math
13th
11th Grade (SAT) Reading
33rd
11th Grade (SAT) Math
36th
11th Grade (SAT) Cohort
14th
0
50
99
Median
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW EXPECTATIONS ?
Student Attainment (Percent Meeting College Readiness Benchmarks)
9th Grade (PSAT 9)
41.5%
10th Grade (PSAT 10)
27%
11th Grade (SAT)
22.3%
All
31.3%
 0
50
100
Majority of Students
This School's Average Score
PSAT 9 - 829
PSAT 10 - 833
SAT - 911
Progress Toward Graduation and College
Freshman On Track
School (2019)
71.2%
CPS (2019)
88.5%
School (2018)
80.6%
CPS (2018)
89.4%
 0
100
4 Year Graduation
School (2019)
72.7%
CPS (2019)
78.0%
School (2018)
72.0%
CPS (2018)
75.6%
 0
100
5 Year Graduation
School (2019)
78.9%
CPS (2019)
78.9%
School (2018)
78.7%
CPS (2018)
78.2%
 0
100
College Enrollment
School (2019)
70.3%
CPS (2019)
67.2%
School (2018)
77.1%
CPS (2018)
68.2%
 0
100
College Persistence
School (2019)
74.0%
CPS (2019)
73.2%
School (2018)
72.8%
CPS (2018)
72.3%
 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? NEUTRAL
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 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? WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2018 2019 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 6.8 10.2 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 28.7% 58.8% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.2 days 1.9 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 88.3% 87.0% 92.8%
Teacher attendance --- --- ---
1 Year Dropout Rate 3.0% 4.1% 6.0%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 90.5% 81.4%
Teachers 91.2% 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

Accounting

Deadline:  12/13/2019
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.

Architecture

Deadline:  12/13/2019
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.

Automotive Technology

Deadline:  12/13/2019
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.

AVID

Deadline:  12/13/2019
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
General Education and 504 Plan students: Minimum percentile of 50 in both reading and math on NWEA MAP, minimum 2.5 GPA in 7th grade, and 7th grade minimum attendance percentage of 93.

IEP and EL students: Minimum combined percentile of 100 in reading and math on NWEA MAP, minimum 2.5 GPA in 7th grade, and 7th grade minimum attendance percentage of 93.
Selections
Eligible students are randomly selected by computerized lottery. The lottery is conducted in the following order: sibling, proximity, general.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

Broadcast Technology

Deadline:  12/13/2019
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.

Culinary Arts

Deadline:  12/13/2019
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.

Dance

Deadline:  12/13/2019
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
General Education and 504 Plan students: Minimum percentile of 20 in both reading and math on NWEA MAP.

IEP and EL students: Minimum combined percentile of 40 in reading and math on NWEA MAP.

An audition is required for all eligible applicants.
Selections
Eligible students are selected on a point system. Points are based on the student's NWEA MAP scores in reading and math, 7th grade final (cumulative) grades, and the audition.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

Digital Media

Deadline:  12/13/2019
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.

Early Childhood & Teaching

Deadline:  12/13/2019
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.

Game Programming & Web Design

Deadline:  12/13/2019
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:  12/13/2019
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
None
Selections
Students who live within the school's attendance boundary can be admitted automatically. This program only accepts students who live within the school's attendance boundary. show attendance boundary
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

International Baccalaureate (IB)

Deadline:  12/13/2019
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 is required at an Information Session 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 eligibilty requirements, attend an Information Session, and are enrolled in the school’s Middle Years Programme partner, Edwards Elementary School.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

Journalism

Deadline:  12/13/2019
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
General Education and 504 Plan students: Minimum percentile of 40 in both reading and math on NWEA MAP and 7th minimum attendance percentage of 80.

IEP and EL students: Minimum combined percentile of 80 in reading and math on NWEA MAP.

This program only accepts students who live within the school’s attendance boundary.
Selections
Eligible students are randomly selected by computerized lottery. The lottery is conducted in the following order: sibling, attendance area students. show attendance boundary
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

Music

Deadline:  12/13/2019
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
General Education and 504 Plan students: Minimum percentile of 20 in both reading and math on NWEA MAP.

IEP and EL students: Minimum combined percentile of 40 in reading and math on NWEA MAP.

An audition is required for all eligible applicants.
Selections
Eligible students are selected on a point system. Points are based on the student's NWEA MAP scores in reading and math, 7th grade final (cumulative) grades, and the audition.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

Pre-Engineering

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

Visual Arts

Deadline:  12/13/2019
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
General Education and 504 Plan students: Minimum percentile of 24 in both reading and math on NWEA MAP.

IEP and EL students: Minimum combined percentile of 48 in reading and math on NWEA MAP.

All eligible applicants must participate in a portfolio review.
Selections
Eliglble students are selected on a point system. Points are based on the portfolio review.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.
In-School Programs   ?
  • AP (11) 
  • JROTC 
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) 
  • Architectural Design 
  • Automotive Technology 
  • Broadcast Technology 
  • Business 
  • Business & Finance 
  • Career and Technical Education Programs 
  • Childcare and Early Childhood Education 
  • College and Career Academy 
  • Culinary 
  • Culinary and Hospitality 
  • Database Programming IT 
  • Design Academy 
  • Fine and Performing Arts 
  • Information Technology 
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma 
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years 
  • JROTC Academy 
  • Manufacturing & Auto Technology 
  • Performing Arts 
  • Teaching & Early Childhood Education 
  • World Language and International Studies 
College and Career
  • ACT/SAT Prep Courses 
  • Career Development 
  • Career/Job Training 
  • College Tours 
Creative
  • Art Studio 
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Culinary Classes 
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Drawing 
  • Film and Video 
  • Fundamentals/Theory of Music 
  • Graphic Design 
  • Guitar 
  • Improv 
  • Media and Production Workshops 
  • Mixed Media 
  • Modern/Hip-Hop Dance 
  • Murals 
  • Musicals 
  • Percussion 
  • Piano/Keyboard 
  • Plays/Acting 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Student Music Club 
  • Talent Show 
  • Theater 
  • Violin/Strings 
  • Web Design 
  • Woodwork 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
Life and Leadership
  • Activism/Social Impact Clubs 
  • Boys/Girls Student Clubs 
  • Environmental Club 
  • Ethnic Club 
  • JROTC 
  • Mikva Challenge 
  • Mock Trial 
  • Model U.N. 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Peer Jury 
  • Peer Mentors 
  • Restorative Justice 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
  • Student Council/Government 
  • Young Parent Supports 
Parent and Community
  • Computer/Technology Workshops 
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Financial Literacy Workshops 
  • Fitness Classes 
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Nutrition Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
Scholastic
  • Academic Olympics 
  • Advanced Placement 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Chess Team 
  • Chicago History Fair 
  • Debate Team 
  • Evening School 
  • Expanded Library Service Hours 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Journalism Club 
  • Math Team 
  • Mayor Daley’s Book Club 
  • Newspaper 
  • Poetry Club 
  • Poetry Workshops 
  • Science Club 
  • Summer School 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Tutoring 
  • Virtual Learning/Online Courses 
  • Yearbook Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • Baseball 
  • Basketball 
  • Bowling 
  • 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 
  • Fast Pitch 
  • Football 
  • Girls’ Baseball 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Bowling 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Swimming 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Girls’ Water Polo 
  • Soccer 
  • Softball 
  • 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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