Gary Elementary offers a Comprehensive Gifted Program for students in Grades 3rd-8th, Bilingual & Transitional Program for English Learners and a Cognitive Impairment Program. Joseph E. Gary school’s motto is Honor, Courage & Loyalty.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,3-8

# of Students

1,025

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Alberto Juarez
Principal

Mrs. Angelica Guerrero
Assistant Principal

Mrs. Lucy Huerta
Office Clerk

Mrs. Tanya Echeverria
Office Clerk

Ms. Maria Gonzalez
Office Clerk

Hours


07:45 AM-02:45 PM
School Hours
7:30 AM
Earliest Drop Off
2:45-5:30 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
35, 82
CTA Train
Orange, Pink

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
0.3%
Hispanic
98.4%
White
0.7%
Other
0.6%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
94.0%
Limited English
48.7%
Mobility Rate ?
5%
Chronic Truancy ?
17.3%
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

Spanish

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

No

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Preschool Inclusive Program:

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 ?
ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
78th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
55th
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
99th
4th
82nd
5th
38th
6th
90th
7th
50th
8th
79th
All
78th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
72nd
4th
50th
5th
47th
6th
4th
7th
71st
8th
91st
All
55th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
NOT ENOUGH DATA
3rd
56th
4th
50th
5th
40th
6th
41st
7th
62nd
8th
73rd
All
55th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
NOT ENOUGH DATA
3rd
49th
4th
43rd
5th
35th
6th
16th
7th
44th
8th
55th
All
40th
 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? WEAK
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? NEUTRAL
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 1.2 2.2 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 8.4% 19.5% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.1 days 1.6 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 95.2% 95.0% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 95.9% 95.9% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 92.7% 81.4%
Teachers 81.1% 79.9%
Parents 57% 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: PK, 3-8
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 Elite 
  • Comprehensive Gifted Program 
  • Early Childhood Program 
Creative
  • Dance 
  • Mosaics 
  • Murals 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Violin/Strings 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Life and Leadership
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
Parent and Community
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Breakfasts 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Nutrition Club 
  • Parent Patrol 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Chess Team 
  • Comprehensive Gifted Program 
  • Homework Help 
  • Poetry Club 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Writers Workshop 
  • Yearbook Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Boys’ Baseball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Tennis 
  • Chess 
  • Dance 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls on the Run 
  • Girls on Track 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Tennis 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Pom-Pon 
  • Tennis 
  • Volleyball 
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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