Joseph Kellman Corrporate Community School in partnership with the Kellman Family Foundation and the Steans Family Foundation offers a Technology Magnet Program and Early Children's Literacy Program (PK-3).  Each students is provided a laptop in Grades 4-8 (shared in K-3).  Upon graduation, Kellman students receive a laptop or tablet. Curricular tools for rigorous instruction include Reading Street (K-5), Elements of Literature (6-8) (recommended list), Envision Math (K-5) and the Connected Math Program (6-8), NGSS, FOSS Science (K-5) and "You Be the Chemist" science program for upper grades.  Online tools for learning programs include: eScience (6-8), Achieve 3000 (3-8), Think Through Math ( 3-8) and MathXL (2-8).  Social studies and the Fine and Performing Arts are integrated across the curriculum.   Kellman also partners with I Am Able Counseling Services for SEL support, Illinois Action for Children, Turning the Page Family Center and St. Anthony Hosipital for health and wellness. 

 

School Rating ?

Level 2 ?

PROVISIONAL SUPPORT

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

295

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Sherisse M Freeney
Principal

Ms. Monique Whittington
Assistant Principal

Hours


08:00 AM-03:00 PM
School Hours
07:00 AM
Earliest Drop Off

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
7, 52
CTA Train
Blue

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
99.0%
Hispanic
0.7%
White
0.0%
Other
0.3%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
96.3%
Limited English
0.7%
Mobility Rate ?
6.5%
Chronic Truancy ?
8.5%
 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

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
38th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
27th
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
5th
4th
1st
5th
64th
6th
99th
7th
14th
8th
74th
All
38th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
17th
4th
3rd
5th
5th
6th
33rd
7th
78th
8th
78th
All
27th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
48th
3rd
24th
4th
17th
5th
70th
6th
63rd
7th
42nd
8th
71st
All
46th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
40th
3rd
19th
4th
7th
5th
20th
6th
29th
7th
36th
8th
53rd
All
28th
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details 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? WEAK
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? NEUTRAL
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? VERY WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 13.2 12.0 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 39.1% 22.2% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.6 days 1.7 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 94.6% 95.7% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 94.3% 95.4% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 83.5% 81.4%
Teachers 83.3% 79.9%
Parents 56% 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-8
Application Requirements
None
Selections
This school does not have an attendance boundary. Students 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.
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
  • Community School 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
  • Performing Arts 
Creative
  • Art Studio 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Film and Video 
  • Musicals 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Parent and Community
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Literacy Workshops 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Golf 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Double Dutch 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls’ Golf 
  • Girls’ Tennis 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Pom-Pon 
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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