Christopher provides a general academic program for Kindergarten through Eighth and a special education program for students with physical disabilities and other health impairments. Special education students are educated along with their non-disabled peers in a caring and inclusive community.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2 ?

PROVISIONAL SUPPORT

School Grades

K-8

# of Students

359

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Katherine M Gallagher
Principal

Hours


7:30 AM-2:30 PM
School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
48, 49, 94
CTA Train
Orange

Demographics ?


Asian
0.3%
Black
15.0%
Hispanic
79.4%
White
4.7%
Other
0.6%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
92.2%
Diverse Learners
54.0%
Limited English
56.0%
Mobility Rate ?
9.6%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

No

Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Significantly Modified Curriculum w/ Intensive Supports Program:

Yes

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
MODERATELY ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
58th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
69th
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image

Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Student Growth By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
NOT ENOUGH DATA
4th
43rd
5th
1st
6th
99th
7th
89th
8th
82nd
All
58th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
NOT ENOUGH DATA
4th
84th
5th
5th
6th
63rd
7th
99th
8th
87th
All
69th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
27th
3rd
7th
4th
49th
5th
1st
6th
19th
7th
44th
8th
87th
All
30th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
16th
3rd
16th
4th
44th
5th
3rd
6th
23rd
7th
42nd
8th
81st
All
31st
 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? NEUTRAL
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? NEUTRAL
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? 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? NEUTRAL
Behavior and Discipline ?
2018 2019 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 1.6 0.0 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 100.0% 0.0% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.7 days 0.0 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 87.7% 86.9% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 93.7% 94.2% 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 97.2% 81.4%
Teachers 60.4% 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
This school does not have an attendance boundary. Students 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.
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.
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Scholastic
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Dance 
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 2019
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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