Goethe, a shining light in the Logan Square neighborhood, offers gifted math to students in Grades 4-8; a transitional bilingual program for ELL students; a computer lab; an ORFF music program; and a staff that celebrates students’ self worth. Our partners include Chicago Community in Schools, DePaul, AYSO, Urban Initiatives, Open Books, Joffrey Ballet & ART ENC.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

727

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Barbara Jane Kargas
Principal

Ms. Janeth Medllin
Assistant Principal

Hours


07:45 AM-02:45 PM
School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
56, 74
CTA Train
Blue

Demographics ?


Asian
0.8%
Black
4.0%
Hispanic
70.6%
White
19.3%
Other
5.4%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
57.2%
Limited English
20.4%
Mobility Rate ?
3.5%
Chronic Truancy ?
12.9%
 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:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Preschool Inclusive Program:

Yes

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
66th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
52nd
National Average 50th percentile

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Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Awards

Excelerate Award Gold ?

Student Growth By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
32nd
4th
75th
5th
72nd
6th
99th
7th
73rd
8th
20th
All
66th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
14th
4th
22nd
5th
76th
6th
99th
7th
87th
8th
2nd
All
52nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
90th
3rd
65th
4th
73rd
5th
73rd
6th
93rd
7th
87th
8th
89th
All
83rd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
81st
3rd
57th
4th
64th
5th
72nd
6th
92nd
7th
92nd
8th
86th
All
80th
 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? WEAK
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? 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? 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? 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 0.0 --- 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 0.0% --- 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 0.0 days --- 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 95.7% 95.7% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 96.6% 97.0% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 97.7% 81.4%
Teachers 87.7% 79.9%
Parents 58% 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:  12/14/2018
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 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Targeted Interventions 
Life and Leadership
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
Parent and Community
  • Leadership Development For Parents 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
Scholastic
  • Bilingual Support 
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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