Funston school has been recognized as an Honor Roll School and A School of Distinction and received the Spotlight School Award for academic achievement. Funston embraces a caring and safe environment conducive to excellent teaching and learning. It features a science inquiry, theme-based and standards-based program with a balanced literacy approach.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2 ?

PROVISIONAL SUPPORT

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

438

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Ms.Alma Betsy Santana
Principal

Hours


08:45 AM-03:45 PM
School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
73, 82

Demographics ?


Asian
0.2%
Black
8.4%
Hispanic
89.5%
White
1.6%
Other
0.2%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
96.6%
Limited English
48.2%
Mobility Rate ?
10.2%
Chronic Truancy ?
30.5%
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half 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

Significantly Modified Curriculum w/ Intensive Supports Program:

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 ?
34th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
37th
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
97th
4th
15th
5th
1st
6th
30th
7th
46th
8th
62nd
All
34th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
63rd
4th
30th
5th
6th
6th
58th
7th
37th
8th
75th
All
37th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
37th
3rd
41st
4th
37th
5th
35th
6th
37th
7th
56th
8th
66th
All
45th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
28th
3rd
32nd
4th
35th
5th
39th
6th
30th
7th
39th
8th
43rd
All
36th
 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? NEUTRAL
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? NEUTRAL
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? NEUTRAL
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? NEUTRAL
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 3.7 1.3 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 4.2% 1.5% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.2 days 3.0 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 95.0% 94.5% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 94.7% 94.8% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 94.3% 81.4%
Teachers 81.6% 79.9%
Parents 33% 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 (Dual Language)

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 
  • Community School 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
Creative
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Guitar 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Targeted Interventions 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Parent and Community
  • Art Appreciation 
  • Art Therapy 
  • Biking 
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • Crafts Workshop 
  • Enrichment Classes 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Counseling/Support Group 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Fitness Classes 
  • Gang Awareness Workshop 
  • GED English Classes 
  • GED Spanish Classes 
  • Jazzercise 
  • Leadership Development For Parents 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Self-Esteem Workshops 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
Scholastic
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Technology Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Exercise 
  • Flag Football 
  • Football 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Soccer 
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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