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 3 ?

INTENSIVE SUPPORT

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

480

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Mark Landon Carson
Principal

Ms. Kimberly Collier
Assistant Principal

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
94.8%
Hispanic
4.4%
White
0.2%
Other
0.4%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
94.2%
Limited English
0.6%
Mobility Rate ?
37.2%
Chronic Truancy ?
25.3%
 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

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 3 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
FAR BELOW AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
FAR BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
NOT YET ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
7th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
5th
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 FAR BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
1st
4th
1st
5th
1st
6th
83rd
7th
7th
8th
34th
All
7th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
12th
4th
28th
5th
1st
6th
7th
7th
4th
8th
13th
All
5th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
1st
3rd
1st
4th
2nd
5th
1st
6th
8th
7th
9th
8th
32nd
All
3rd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
1st
3rd
1st
4th
4th
5th
2nd
6th
2nd
7th
4th
8th
18th
All
3rd
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details NOT YET ORGANIZED ?
The 5Essentials from the My Voice, My School Survey ?
 
Involved Families: Does the school partner with families and communities? WEAK
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? VERY WEAK
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? VERY WEAK
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? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 6.2 17.7 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 30.4% 28.6% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.8 days 2.5 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 94.1% 93.9% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 93.7% 93.1% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 23.5% 81.4%
Teachers 52.5% 79.9%
Parents < 30% 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 (STEM/Technology)

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
  • 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 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