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

977

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Javier Arriola-Lopez
Principal

Alberta Colesio
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

Carlepha Kyser
Resident Principal

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
2.6%
Hispanic
97.0%
White
0.2%
Other
0.2%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
94.0%
Limited English
61.9%
Mobility Rate ?
NOT YET AVAILABLE
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT YET AVAILABLE
 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 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
MODERATELY ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
92nd
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
96th
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 ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
99th
4th
87th
5th
78th
6th
91st
7th
75th
8th
98th
All
92nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
97th
4th
96th
5th
75th
6th
90th
7th
90th
8th
99th
All
96th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
56th
3rd
84th
4th
68th
5th
61st
6th
65th
7th
61st
8th
89th
All
71st
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
54th
3rd
83rd
4th
72nd
5th
69th
6th
70th
7th
50th
8th
89th
All
72nd
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details MODERATELY ORGANIZED ?
The 5Essentials from the My Voice, My School Survey ?
 
Involved Families: Does the school partner with families and communities? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? WEAK
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? NOT ENOUGH DATA
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 3.8 3.3 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 8.0% 16.5% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.7 days 1.4 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 96.4% 96.2% 92.8%
Teacher attendance --- --- ---
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 90.5% 81.4%
Teachers 41.2% 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

Magnet Cluster (World Language/Dual Language)

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 
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 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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