DeWitt Clinton School is a Community School offering parents, students and community members programming before, during and after school during the school year and throughout the summer. Clinton offers a general program of instruction for Grades preK-8. Additionally, Clinton is a recipient of the Comprehensive Gifted Program for qualifying students in Grades 1-8.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

1,162

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Maureen Delgado
Principal

Chor L. Ng
Assistant Principal

Virag Nanavati
Assistant Principal

Claudia Gomez
Enrollment

Hours


08:30 AM-03:30 PM
School Hours

 

Public Transit


Not Reported

Demographics ?


Asian
43.7%
Black
12.4%
Hispanic
29.4%
White
13.8%
Other
0.7%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
93.3%
Limited English
58.0%
Mobility Rate ?
15.1%
Chronic Truancy ?
9.8%
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Dress Code:

No

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

Yes

Title I Eligible:

Yes

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
81st
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
99th
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
92nd
4th
7th
5th
98th
6th
88th
7th
64th
8th
86th
All
81st
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
99th
4th
45th
5th
98th
6th
87th
7th
99th
8th
99th
All
99th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
90th
3rd
80th
4th
64th
5th
74th
6th
85th
7th
87th
8th
90th
All
82nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
86th
3rd
97th
4th
72nd
5th
71st
6th
91st
7th
94th
8th
99th
All
91st
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details WELL 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? VERY STRONG
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? VERY STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? STRONG
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? STRONG
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 1.4 2.4 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 33.3% 24.6% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.5 days 1.3 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 95.0% 95.5% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 95.2% 95.7% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 83.4% 81.4%
Teachers 87.0% 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

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
  • Community School 
  • Comprehensive Gifted Program 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
Creative
  • Art Studio 
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Drawing 
  • Fundamentals/Theory of Music 
  • Guitar 
  • Improv 
  • Piano/Keyboard 
  • Plays/Acting 
  • Recorder 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Theater 
  • Violin/Strings 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Mobile Asthma Provider 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Nutrition Workshop 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Enrichment Classes 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Counseling/Support Group 
  • Field Trip 
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Nutrition Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Advocacy 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
Scholastic
  • Academic Olympics 
  • Algebra 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Chess Team 
  • Chicago History Fair 
  • Comprehensive Gifted Program 
  • Debate Team 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Math Bowl 
  • Poetry Workshops 
  • Science Club 
  • Speech Team 
  • Tutoring 
  • Writers Workshop 
  • Yearbook Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Softball 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Chess 
  • Girls on the Run 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Tennis 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Karate 
  • Running 
  • Soccer 
  • 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 2017
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