Deneen School of Excellence has a strong commitment to providing a safe and nurturing environment for every student. Each student’s self-esteem is fostered by positive relationships, high quality instruction and diverse extracurricular programs. Deneen partners with parents and the community to provide an engaging educational experience that nurtures all students.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

420

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Karla Kemp
Principal

Jessica Chen
Assistant Principal

Tina Jemine
Clerk

Hours


09:00 AM-04:00 PM
School Hours
8:45AM
Earliest Drop Off

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
29, 71
CTA Train
Red

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
98.6%
Hispanic
1.0%
White
0.5%
Other
0.0%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
96.9%
Limited English
1.0%
Mobility Rate ?
20.9%
Chronic Truancy ?
34.8%
 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

Preschool Instructional Program:

Yes

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
27th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
17th
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 BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
62nd
4th
38th
5th
4th
6th
59th
7th
5th
8th
10th
All
27th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
33rd
4th
1st
5th
25th
6th
16th
7th
64th
8th
45th
All
17th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
17th
3rd
17th
4th
19th
5th
4th
6th
27th
7th
20th
8th
22nd
All
17th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
30th
3rd
35th
4th
15th
5th
30th
6th
9th
7th
9th
8th
29th
All
23rd
 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? 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? VERY STRONG
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? VERY STRONG
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? VERY STRONG
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 26.0 7.1 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 24.9% 33.6% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.0 days 1.5 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 93.5% 96.0% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 95.4% 96.2% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 53.2% 81.4%
Teachers 75.8% 79.9%
Parents 51% 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 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Scholastic
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Golf 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Double Dutch 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Golf 
  • Girls’ Tennis 
  • Girls’ Track 
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) 2016-2018
Healthy CPS Report 2018
Healthy CPS Report 2017
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