Belding is a vibrant neighborhood school with caring teachers and involved parents! Students receive instruction based on balanced literacy/guided reading, Connected Math and EnVision Math; inquiry-based science curriculum; and primary source social studies curriculum. Belding is in the process of becoming an International Baccalaureate school.  All K-8 students receive weekly world language instruction in Arabic or Spanish.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

599

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Heather Smith Yutzy
Principal

Mandi Cohen
Assistant Principal

Hours


7:45 AM-2:45 PM
School Hours
7:30 AM
Earliest Drop Off

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
78
CTA Train
Blue

Demographics ?


Asian
3.7%
Black
5.0%
Hispanic
39.4%
White
46.4%
Other
5.5%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
54.9%
Limited English
21.4%
Mobility Rate ?
NOT YET AVAILABLE
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT YET AVAILABLE
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
76th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
81st
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
36th
4th
82nd
5th
38th
6th
89th
7th
93rd
8th
70th
All
76th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
36th
4th
90th
5th
95th
6th
70th
7th
92nd
8th
66th
All
81st
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
95th
3rd
81st
4th
79th
5th
82nd
6th
78th
7th
86th
8th
93rd
All
86th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
90th
3rd
79th
4th
90th
5th
88th
6th
83rd
7th
78th
8th
85th
All
84th
 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? NEUTRAL
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? 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? WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2018 2019 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 0.0 0.7 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 0.0% 5.4% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 0.0 days 1.5 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 95.0% 94.9% 92.8%
Teacher attendance --- --- ---
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 87.9% 81.4%
Teachers 81.6% 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

Open Enrollment

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
  • After School All-Stars 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
  • Performing Arts 
Creative
  • Art Studio 
  • Artesian Crafts 
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Clay Creations 
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Drawing 
  • Ethnic/Folk Dance 
  • Fundamentals/Theory of Music 
  • Guitar 
  • Modern/Hip-Hop Dance 
  • Murals 
  • Musicals 
  • Percussion 
  • Piano/Keyboard 
  • Plays/Acting 
  • Pottery 
  • Recorder 
  • Rhythm Group 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Student Music Club 
  • Talent Show 
  • Theater 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Mobile Asthma Provider 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Life and Leadership
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
Parent and Community
  • Community Service 
  • Family Nights 
  • Fitness Classes 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Running 
  • Safety Workshops 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
  • Yoga 
Scholastic
  • Academic Olympics 
  • Advanced Literature 
  • Algebra 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Chess Team 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Journalism Club 
  • Science Club 
  • Science Lab 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Writers Workshop 
  • Yearbook Club 
  • Young Authors 
Sports and Fitness
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Exercise 
  • Fitness Basics 
  • Flag Football 
  • Floor Hockey 
  • Girls on the Run 
  • Girls on Track 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Running 
  • 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 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) 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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