Agassiz offers a project-based approach to learning where students are encouraged to use the different intelligences to show their learning for Pre-K - 8th grade. All classrooms offer hands-on, project-based learning and students receive Music, Drama/Dance, Physical Education, Arabic/Spanish and Media instruction. In addition we offer tuition based before and after school programs. 

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

501

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Mira Tova Weber
Principal

Mrs. Michael McNally
Assistant Principal

Mrs. Marilyn Rosario-Caro
Clerk

Hours


7:45 AM - 2:45 PM
School Hours
7:45-Tuition Based before school 7:00
Earliest Drop Off
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
76, 11
CTA Train
Blue, Brown, Purple, Red

Demographics ?


Asian
4.0%
Black
21.2%
Hispanic
29.3%
White
39.3%
Other
6.2%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
35.5%
Limited English
3.6%
Mobility Rate ?
NOT YET AVAILABLE
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT YET AVAILABLE
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

Arabic, Spanish

Dress Code:

No

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

No

Significantly Modified Curriculum w/ Intensive Supports Program:

Yes

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
64th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
40th
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image

Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Awards

Excelerate Award Gold ?

Student Growth By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
92nd
4th
38th
5th
43rd
6th
99th
7th
92nd
8th
5th
All
64th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
62nd
4th
99th
5th
2nd
6th
60th
7th
46th
8th
5th
All
40th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
93rd
3rd
93rd
4th
97th
5th
76th
6th
96th
7th
94th
8th
89th
All
92nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
64th
3rd
66th
4th
98th
5th
53rd
6th
91st
7th
70th
8th
80th
All
78th
 0
50
99
National Average
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? VERY 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? STRONG
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? VERY STRONG
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 STRONG
Behavior and Discipline ?
2018 2019 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 3.7 1.4 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 21.5% 21.9% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.5 days 2.3 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 95.3% 94.4% 92.8%
Teacher attendance --- --- ---
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 86.8% 81.4%
Teachers 89.8% 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

Magnet Cluster

Deadline:  12/13/2019
Grades Served: K-8
Application Requirements
None
Selections
Students who live within the school's attendance boundary can be enrolled automatically and do not have to apply. Contact the school for registration instructions.

Students who live outside of the school's attendance boundary must submit a Choice Elementary Schools application between October and December. Available seats, if any, are filled via computerized lottery. Priority is given to applicants with a sibling who is currently enrolled in the school in grade K-7, and who will remain enrolled in the school for the coming school year.
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How to Apply
Students who live outside of the school's attendance boundary can apply online or via paper Choice Elementary Schools application by visiting go.cps.edu.
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
  • Performing Arts 
Creative
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Drama 
  • Drawing 
  • Guitar 
  • Musicals 
  • Plays/Acting 
  • Talent Show 
  • Theater 
  • Violin/Strings 
Health and Wellness
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Mobile Asthma Provider 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Targeted Interventions 
Life and Leadership
  • Peer Mentors 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
Parent and Community
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Field Trip 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Expanded Library Service Hours 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Science Lab 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Baseball 
  • Basketball 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Conditioning and Fitness 
  • Flag Football 
  • Floor Hockey 
  • Girls on the Run 
  • Soccer 
  • Volleyball 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 2019
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2019
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2019
School Quality Rating Report 2018
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2018
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2018
School Quality Rating Report 2017
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2017
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2017
School Quality Rating Report 2016
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2016
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2016
School Quality Rating Report 2015
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2015
Elementary 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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