Carson is an Independent School Principal. Carson School offers Dual Language and Spanish World Language Magnet Programs, Computer Science For All program and a variety of educational opportunities including science, music, visual arts, band, algebra, and service-learning programs. Carson partners with several organizations including Reading in Motion, Merit School of Music, Urban Gateways, and Communities in Schools of  Chicago.  National-Louis University contributes to enhance the balanced literacy curriculum.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

942

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Javier Arriola-Lopez
Principal

Alberta Colesio
Bilingual Assistant Principal

Matha Haro
Bilingual Assistant Principal

Daynisse Irizarry
Bilingual School Clerk - Middle Building

Wilfrido Lara
Bilingual School Business Manager - Middle Building

Karen Cisneros
Bilingual School Clerk - Primary School

Hours


07:45 AM-02:45 PM
School Hours
7:30 AM
Earliest Drop Off
02:45 PM - 05:45 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
49, 55

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
1.7%
Hispanic
97.9%
White
0.0%
Other
0.4%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
89.3%
Limited English
60.2%
Mobility Rate ?
10%
Chronic Truancy ?
11.1%
 0
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 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
NOT YET ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
71st
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 ?

Student Growth By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
86th
4th
99th
5th
74th
6th
61st
7th
32nd
8th
69th
All
71st
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
54th
4th
96th
5th
25th
6th
2nd
7th
63rd
8th
99th
All
65th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
68th
3rd
72nd
4th
62nd
5th
53rd
6th
48th
7th
64th
8th
87th
All
66th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
58th
3rd
57th
4th
66th
5th
55th
6th
30th
7th
52nd
8th
92nd
All
62nd
 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? NEUTRAL
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? VERY WEAK
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? WEAK
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? WEAK
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? WEAK
Parent Survey Results ?
 
School Community: Do parents feel welcome and included in the school? NEUTRAL
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? 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? VERY WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 3.0 3.7 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 10.8% 7.7% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.4 days 1.6 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 96.2% 96.4% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 96.4% 96.4% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 75.2% 81.4%
Teachers 55.9% 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

Magnet Cluster (World Language/Dual Language)

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
  • After School All-Stars 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
Creative
  • Art Studio 
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Dance 
  • Drawing 
  • Ethnic/Folk Dance 
  • Guitar 
  • Modern/Hip-Hop Dance 
  • Painting 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Talent Show 
  • Theater 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Mobile Asthma Provider 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Parent and Community
  • Book Club 
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Gang Awareness Workshop 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Nutrition Club 
  • Nutrition Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Safety Workshops 
  • Self-Esteem Workshops 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
Scholastic
  • Academic Olympics 
  • Algebra 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Math Bowl 
  • Newspaper 
  • Poetry Club 
  • Science Club 
  • Spelling Team 
  • Tutoring 
  • WITS (Working in the Schools) 
  • Writers Workshop 
  • Yearbook Club 
  • Young Authors 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Dance 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Tennis 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • 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 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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