Falconer Elementary School is a Technology Magnet Cluster School that provides students with a 21st century learning environment.  Our students have access to an abundance of quality innovative digital programs which help strengthen their knowledge in all subject areas.  From kindergarten to sixth grade, we have outfitted over 20 classrooms with 1:1 technology, ranging from Chromebooks to iPads and beyond.  Along with Technology, Falconer's focus on Social Emotional Learning and Effective Instructional Practices has driven us to maintain a Level 1 rating for five straight school years.  Falconer students "Enter to Learn and Leave to Achieve"

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-6

# of Students

1,030

Governance

District ?

Faculty


James Nash Cosme
Principal

Ms. Annette Bartel
Assistant Principal

Ms. Kathrine Bambula
Counselor/Case Manager

Ms. Jennifer Piermont
Counselor

Ms. Gina Riggio
Bilingual Coordinator

Ms. Julie Kelley
Technology Coordinator

Ms. Jeanette Franchi
Disciplinarian

Hours


07:45 AM-02:45 PM
School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
54

Demographics ?


Asian
0.8%
Black
1.3%
Hispanic
93.9%
White
3.1%
Other
1.0%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
82.7%
Limited English
40.2%
Mobility Rate ?
8.5%
Chronic Truancy ?
14.2%
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100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

Spanish, Spanish for Heritage Speakers

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

Yes

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Significantly Modified Curriculum w/ Intensive Supports Program:

Yes

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
78th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
82nd
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
70th
4th
52nd
5th
45th
6th
99th
7th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
8th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
All
78th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
94th
4th
58th
5th
71st
6th
87th
7th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
8th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
All
82nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
35th
3rd
26th
4th
50th
5th
33rd
6th
70th
7th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
8th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
All
44th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
32nd
3rd
48th
4th
49th
5th
53rd
6th
62nd
7th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
8th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
All
51st
 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? 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? NEUTRAL
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? STRONG
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? NEUTRAL
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 0.5 0.7 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 7.2% 4.8% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.7 days 1.1 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 95.2% 95.0% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 95.1% 94.8% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 94.8% 81.4%
Teachers 92.7% 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

Magnet Cluster (Technology)

Deadline:  12/14/2018
Grades Served: K-6
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-5, 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
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Dance 
  • Ethnic/Folk Dance 
  • Guitar 
  • Mixed Media 
  • Percussion 
  • Recorder 
  • Student Music Club 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Targeted Interventions 
Life and Leadership
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
Parent and Community
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Nights 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
Scholastic
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Learning Lab 
  • Science Club 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Tutoring 
  • Young Authors 
Sports and Fitness
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Floor Hockey 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Soccer 
  • Volleyball 
  • 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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