We are an exceptional community committed to inspiring students at Carter School of Excellence to develop creativity, curiosity, and critical thinking skills.  We strive to prepare our students academically and socially to thrive in an ever expanding global society. With integrity, students will push beyond their known limits to become trailblazers within their generation and generations to come.  We will establish trust among students, families, staff and community partners.  All children at Carter School of Excellence will receive equal access to opportunities for success.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

312

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Carmel M Perkins
Principal

Hours


08:45 AM-03:45 PM
School Hours
8:20 AM
Earliest Drop Off
3:45 PM -5:30 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
29, 55
CTA Train
Red

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
96.8%
Hispanic
1.9%
White
0.3%
Other
1.0%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
91.0%
Limited English
0%
Mobility Rate ?
25.6%
Chronic Truancy ?
23.2%
 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 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
48th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
52nd
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 AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
99th
4th
1st
5th
34th
6th
35th
7th
50th
8th
30th
All
48th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
87th
4th
84th
5th
23rd
6th
1st
7th
61st
8th
94th
All
52nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
53rd
3rd
64th
4th
20th
5th
15th
6th
25th
7th
52nd
8th
56th
All
39th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
54th
3rd
64th
4th
60th
5th
29th
6th
12th
7th
37th
8th
54th
All
43rd
 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? NEUTRAL
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? STRONG
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? VERY STRONG
Parent Survey Results ?
 
School Community: Do parents feel welcome and included in the school? STRONG
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? STRONG
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 5.5 7.2 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 44.2% 63.8% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.8 days 2.2 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 96.5% 97.1% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 98.2% 97.0% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 93.3% 81.4%
Teachers 99.9% 79.9%
Parents 39% 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

Open Enrollment

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
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
Creative
  • Choir/Chorus 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • First Aid Training 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Life and Leadership
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Peer Mentors 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
Parent and Community
  • Book Club 
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • Enrichment Classes 
  • Family Breakfasts 
  • Family Counseling/Support Group 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Gang Awareness Workshop 
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
Scholastic
  • Additional Learning Opportunities (ALO) 
  • Chess Team 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Tutoring 
Sports and Fitness
  • Baseball 
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Chess 
  • Flag Football 
  • Football 
  • Girls on the Run 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Softball 
  • Volleyball 
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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