Dewey Academy offers a Fine and Performing Arts Magnet Program. Dewey strives to provide a place of comfort for both learning and encouragement. Dewey is part of the Chicago Math & Science Initiative and the Chicago Reading Initiative. We use the Everyday Math and Math Thematic curriculum. Grades K-3 have implemented the new reading program TROPHIES 2005.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

335

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Mrs.Valencia T. Koker
Principal

Charlene Reynolds
Assistant Principal

Arlene Lewis
CPC Head Teacher

Hours


M-Th 07:45 AM-03:15 PM; F: 7:45 AM-12:45 PM
School Hours
7:20 AM
Earliest Drop Off
3:15 PM-6:15 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
8, 51, 55
CTA Train
Red

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
91.0%
Hispanic
8.1%
White
0.3%
Other
0.6%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
94.9%
Limited English
4.5%
Mobility Rate ?
15.2%
Chronic Truancy ?
31%
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full 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 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
44th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
43rd
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
10th
4th
8th
5th
8th
6th
87th
7th
78th
8th
90th
All
44th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
24th
4th
1st
5th
21st
6th
66th
7th
96th
8th
99th
All
43rd
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
13th
3rd
7th
4th
9th
5th
10th
6th
32nd
7th
49th
8th
69th
All
21st
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
18th
3rd
10th
4th
5th
5th
15th
6th
35th
7th
58th
8th
75th
All
27th
 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? 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 1.2 3.7 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 20.0% 1.2% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.0 days 1.7 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 95.9% 96.3% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 96.5% 96.7% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 99.9% 81.4%
Teachers 97.2% 79.9%
Parents 73% 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

Magnet Cluster

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
  • After School All-Stars 
  • After School All-Stars Elite 
  • Child-Parent Center (CPC) 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
  • Performing Arts 
  • Tuition Based Preschool 
Creative
  • Animation 
  • Art Studio 
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Bookmaking 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Culinary Classes 
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Drawing 
  • Fashion 
  • Film and Video 
  • Graphic Design 
  • Guitar 
  • Improv 
  • Modern/Hip-Hop Dance 
  • Murals 
  • Painting 
  • Photography 
  • Piano/Keyboard 
  • Plays/Acting 
  • Scrapbooking 
  • Sketching 
  • Step Dance 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Student Music Club 
  • Talent Show 
  • Theater 
  • Web Design 
  • Weekend Enrichment 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Mobile Asthma Provider 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Nutrition Workshop 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Targeted Interventions 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Life and Leadership
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Peer Mentors 
Parent and Community
  • Aerobics 
  • Art Workshops 
  • Book Club 
  • Community Service 
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • Crafts Workshop 
  • Crafts Workshops 
  • Dance Classes 
  • Enrichment Classes 
  • Family Breakfasts 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Fitness Classes 
  • Fitness For Parents 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Leadership Development For Parents 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Music Appreciation 
  • Nutrition Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
Scholastic
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Journalism Club 
  • Learning Lab 
  • Math Team 
  • Newspaper 
  • Tutoring 
Sports and Fitness
  • Baseball 
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Baseball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Golf 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Flag Football 
  • Football 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Soccer 
  • Step Dance 
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
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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