Drake is a neighborhood school with a focus on literacy. Teachers collaborate to develop a rigorous integrated curriculum that supports best practices and encourages student achievement. Collaboration among teachers, parents, students, and community stakeholders helps foster an environment that promotes safety, health, and enrichment experiences for all students.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2+ ?

PROVISIONAL SUPPORT

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

286

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Ms.Sydney J Golliday
Principal

Mrs. Willona Abner-Adkins
Assistant Principal

Hours


09:00 AM-04:00 PM
School Hours
8:30 AM
Earliest Drop Off

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
3

Demographics ?


Asian
0.7%
Black
94.8%
Hispanic
3.8%
White
0.3%
Other
0.3%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
97.6%
Limited English
2.1%
Mobility Rate ?
21.1%
Chronic Truancy ?
39.4%
 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

Significantly Modified Curriculum w/ Intensive Supports Program:

Yes

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
75th
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 ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
40th
4th
1st
5th
72nd
6th
91st
7th
92nd
8th
99th
All
75th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
44th
4th
1st
5th
39th
6th
44th
7th
94th
8th
75th
All
43rd
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
9th
3rd
5th
4th
13th
5th
6th
6th
32nd
7th
38th
8th
51st
All
17th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
1st
3rd
8th
4th
4th
5th
4th
6th
4th
7th
15th
8th
16th
All
8th
 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? VERY 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 7.3 6.7 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 44.6% 60.5% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.2 days 1.7 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 92.3% 94.3% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 94.6% 95.6% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 80.2% 81.4%
Teachers 96.8% 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:  12/6/2019
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
  • After School All-Stars 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
Creative
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Dance 
  • Fundamentals/Theory of Music 
  • Talent Show 
Health and Wellness
  • Mobile Asthma Provider 
  • Nutrition Workshop 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Health Centers 
Life and Leadership
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Art Appreciation 
  • Community Service 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Fitness Classes 
  • Fitness For Parents 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Self-Esteem Workshops 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
Scholastic
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Newspaper 
  • Real Men Read 
  • Science Lab 
  • Tutoring 
  • WITS (Working in the Schools) 
Sports and Fitness
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Dance 
  • Double Dutch 
  • Flag Football 
  • Jump Rope 
  • Kickball 
  • Ping Pong 
  • Pom-Pon 
  • Tennis 
  • Wrestling 
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) 2012-2014
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) 2016-2018
Healthy CPS Report 2018
Healthy CPS Report 2017
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