John Barry Elementary is a neighborhood school located on the Northwest Side of Chicago serving approximately 800 students in Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 6. We have a Dual Language-One Way Spanish Program being rolled out since 2013. We use a Balanced Literacy Program and integrated units of study in Science and Social Studies.  We use Eureka Math as a means to support the development of the Mathematical Practices and pride on having a strong Social Emotional Program using Positive Discipline and Responsive Classroom as well as the integration of the Second Step Curriculum and Playworks. We have a before and after school day care program available to our parents for a nominal fee.   

 

School Rating ?

Level 2+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-6

# of Students

609

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Estuardo Mazin
Principal

Heather Connolly
Assistant Principal

Silvestre Ibanez
Office Manager

Sophia Queroz
Counselor

Joyce Hampton
Case Manager

Hours


08:30 AM-03:30 PM
School Hours
3:30 PM - 4:45pm
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
76
CTA Train
Blue

Demographics ?


Asian
1.1%
Black
2.6%
Hispanic
94.4%
White
1.5%
Other
0.3%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
86.7%
Limited English
51.1%
Mobility Rate ?
9.7%
Chronic Truancy ?
18%
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100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

Spanish, Spanish for Heritage Speakers

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
73rd
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
47th
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
54th
4th
48th
5th
55th
6th
98th
7th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
8th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
All
73rd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
66th
4th
67th
5th
24th
6th
27th
7th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
8th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
All
47th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
55th
3rd
51st
4th
34th
5th
33rd
6th
66th
7th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
8th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
All
48th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
56th
3rd
44th
4th
41st
5th
32nd
6th
36th
7th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
8th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
All
41st
 0
50
99
National Average
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? STRONG
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? STRONG
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? VERY STRONG
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? NEUTRAL
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 0.1 0.1 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 12.5% 6.3% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.0 days 1.0 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 94.9% 94.4% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 94.5% 94.8% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 96.9% 81.4%
Teachers 66.7% 79.9%
Parents 57% 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

Open Enrollment (Dual Language)

Deadline:  12/14/2018
Grades Served: K-6
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-5, 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
  • After School All-Stars 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
  • Performing Arts 
Creative
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Drawing 
  • Knitting 
  • Mixed Media 
  • Percussion 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Talent Show 
  • Theater 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Nutrition Workshop 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Life and Leadership
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
Parent and Community
  • Family Counseling/Support Group 
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Nutrition Club 
  • Nutrition Workshops 
  • Parenting Classes 
Scholastic
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Chess Team 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
Sports and Fitness
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Chess 
  • Flag Football 
  • Football 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
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) 2018-2020
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) 2012-2014
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) 2016-2018
Healthy CPS Report 2018
Healthy CPS Report 2017