Jordan offers a Math and Science Magnet Program implementing the Go Math program through 6th grade. Grades 7-8 feature the Big Ideas Math Program CMSI endorsed. Jordan features a science lab, greenhouse, library, computer lab, and wireless Internet access. Partners include Loyola University, Youth Guidance, (WITS), Police Dist 24, Chicago Run, Howard Area Comm Center, and the James Jordan Fund.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

499

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Gilberto Piedrahita
Principal

Barbara Karrel
Assistant Principal

Catherine Mizicko
Social Worker

Kristal Yoon
Counselor

Hours


08:00 AM-03:00 PM
School Hours
8:00 AM
Earliest Drop Off
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
22, 97, 201, 206
CTA Train
Purple, Red, Yellow

Demographics ?


Asian
2.8%
Black
27.7%
Hispanic
57.7%
White
6.4%
Other
5.4%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
96.2%
Limited English
51.1%
Mobility Rate ?
NOT YET AVAILABLE
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT YET AVAILABLE
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full and Half Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

Spanish

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 ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
70th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
84th
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
50th
4th
97th
5th
48th
6th
92nd
7th
25th
8th
64th
All
70th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
68th
4th
95th
5th
74th
6th
31st
7th
99th
8th
89th
All
84th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
88th
3rd
42nd
4th
38th
5th
43rd
6th
64th
7th
56th
8th
88th
All
59th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
NOT ENOUGH DATA
3rd
54th
4th
49th
5th
59th
6th
51st
7th
50th
8th
81st
All
61st
 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? STRONG
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? 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 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? NEUTRAL
Behavior and Discipline ?
2018 2019 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 2.4 0.6 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 16.7% 11.1% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.5 days 1.7 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 95.3% 95.3% 92.8%
Teacher attendance --- --- ---
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 99.9% 81.4%
Teachers 86.4% 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
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
  • Culinary Classes 
  • Drawing 
  • Ethnic/Folk Dance 
  • Painting 
  • Plays/Acting 
  • Talent Show 
Health and Wellness
  • Common Threads 
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Life and Leadership
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
  • Young Parent Supports 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Breakfasts 
  • Family Counseling/Support Group 
  • Family Nights 
  • Fitness Classes 
  • Fitness For Parents 
  • Nutrition Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Peace Circles 
Scholastic
  • Academic Olympics 
  • Algebra 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Chess Team 
  • Chicago History Fair 
  • City Year 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Learning Lab 
  • Math Team 
  • Mayor Daley’s Book Club 
  • Science Club 
  • Science Lab 
  • Spelling Team 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Technology Club 
  • Tutoring 
  • WITS (Working in the Schools) 
  • Writers Workshop 
  • Young Authors 
Sports and Fitness
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Dance 
  • Girls on the Run 
  • Girls on Track 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Soccer 
  • Volleyball 
  • Zumba 
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
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 2019
Healthy CPS Report 2018
Healthy CPS Report 2017
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