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

494

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
4.7%
Black
18.8%
Hispanic
29.8%
White
40.5%
Other
6.3%
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100

Statistics ?


Low Income
33.6%
Limited English
5.3%
Mobility Rate ?
4%
Chronic Truancy ?
7.3%
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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 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
68th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
73rd
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 ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
77th
4th
36th
5th
1st
6th
56th
7th
99th
8th
69th
All
68th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
79th
4th
99th
5th
5th
6th
63rd
7th
75th
8th
50th
All
73rd
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
76th
3rd
99th
4th
83rd
5th
89th
6th
91st
7th
96th
8th
76th
All
90th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
56th
3rd
86th
4th
88th
5th
89th
6th
78th
7th
88th
8th
47th
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? VERY 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? STRONG
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? WEAK
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? VERY WEAK
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? VERY STRONG
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 4.4 3.7 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 37.9% 22.1% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.3 days 1.5 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 94.8% 95.3% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 96.2% 95.5% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 56.2% 81.4%
Teachers 69.4% 79.9%
Parents 52% 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

Magnet Cluster

Deadline:  12/14/2018
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 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 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