Nicholson offers a Technology Program that emphasizes the use of technology to enhance the educational experiences of students. We offer an individualized Reading curriculum that allows students to experience Reading materials at their current levels and intensive instruction. We also offer a rigorous Mathematics program that challenges students to produce and perform.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

PROVISIONAL SUPPORT

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

446

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Mark Landon Carson
Principal

Stacey Bouier-Gaffney
Assistant Principal

Tameka Moseley
School Clerk

Glinda Baker
School Counselor

Hours


08:45 AM-03:45 PM
School Hours
8:30 AM
Earliest Drop Off
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
8, 44, 59
CTA Train
Green, Orange

Demographics ?


Asian
0.2%
Black
92.2%
Hispanic
7.0%
White
0.2%
Other
0.4%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
97.5%
Diverse Learners
10.8%
Limited English
2.0%
Mobility Rate ?
32.9%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Accessibility Level:

Usable

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
FAR BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
92nd
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
94th
National Average 50th percentile

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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 FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
92nd
4th
64th
5th
91st
6th
99th
7th
96th
8th
84th
All
92nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
95th
4th
87th
5th
89th
6th
69th
7th
98th
8th
99th
All
94th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
3rd
3rd
2nd
4th
1st
5th
3rd
6th
9th
7th
21st
8th
16th
All
4th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
3rd
3rd
2nd
4th
5th
5th
13th
6th
4th
7th
7th
8th
14th
All
7th
 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? STRONG
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? VERY 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? 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? STRONG
Behavior and Discipline ?
2018 2019 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 18.9 1.3 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 29.7% 12.5% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.6 days 2.8 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 93.9% 94.3% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 93.4% 93.0% 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 84.1% 81.4%
Teachers 90.6% 78.5%
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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:  Dec 11, 2020
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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Round 1 Application Information (2020-2021 School Year)
  • Number of applicants: 12
  • Number of offers: 0
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
  • Community School 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Scholastic
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Pom-Pon 
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 2019
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 2019
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2018
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) 2020-2022
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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