Burley offers a Literature, Writing, and Technology Magnet Program driven by critical thinking, a love of reading, writer’s workshop, and authentic inquiry. Burley’s staff authored the school’s curriculum. We offer Spanish to students in Grades 5-8 and feature a state-of-the-art multimedia center. Burley is an award-winning school.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

K-8

# of Students

554

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Catherine Elizabeth Plocher
Principal

Michelle Nash
Assistant Principal

Hours


08:15 AM-03:15 PM
School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
9, 11, 77

Demographics ?


Asian
9.4%
Black
1.8%
Hispanic
17.3%
White
66.4%
Other
5.1%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
13.0%
Limited English
2.5%
Mobility Rate ?
3.1%
Chronic Truancy ?
5.8%
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full and Half Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Dress Code:

No

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

No

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
38th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
65th
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 ? Excellence Award ?

Student Growth By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
20th
4th
5th
5th
81st
6th
59th
7th
95th
8th
2nd
All
38th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
50th
4th
76th
5th
72nd
6th
58th
7th
99th
8th
3rd
All
65th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
99th
3rd
97th
4th
88th
5th
96th
6th
93rd
7th
99th
8th
93rd
All
96th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
96th
3rd
87th
4th
89th
5th
94th
6th
95th
7th
98th
8th
87th
All
93rd
 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? VERY STRONG
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? NEUTRAL
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? VERY 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? 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 ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 1.0 0.4 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 50.0% 33.3% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.8 days 1.5 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 96.1% 96.6% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 97.4% 97.1% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 99.4% 81.4%
Teachers 78.1% 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 (Technology)

Deadline:  12/6/2019
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
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
  • Tuition Based Preschool 
Creative
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Drawing 
  • Mixed Media 
  • Musicals 
  • Painting 
  • Photography 
  • Quilting 
  • Sketching 
  • Violin/Strings 
  • Woodwork 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Life and Leadership
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
Parent and Community
  • Book Club 
  • CPR Classes 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Leadership Development For Parents 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Safety Workshops 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Chess Team 
  • Debate Team 
  • Technology Club 
  • Writers Workshop 
  • Yearbook Club 
  • Young Authors 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Chess 
  • Girls on the Run 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Hip Hop Yoga 
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 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 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
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