Grissom Elementary School offers a Fine and Performing Arts Magnet Program. Teachers and the city’s art institutions work together to make art an important part of the core curriculum. Grissom School has partnerships with Art Resources in Teaching (A.R.T.), International Music Foundation, Field Museum, and Art Institute. Grissom is named a School of Distinction.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

321

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Dennis Michael Sweeney
Principal

Andrea Eichhorn
Assistant Principal

Hours


7:45 am-2:45 pm
School Hours

 

Public Transit


Not Reported

Demographics ?


Asian
0.3%
Black
8.4%
Hispanic
76.3%
White
14.6%
Other
0.3%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
64.2%
Limited English
18.1%
Mobility Rate ?
NOT YET AVAILABLE
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT YET AVAILABLE
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
NOT YET ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
46th
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 ? Spotlight Award ?

Student Growth By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
91st
4th
15th
5th
5th
6th
65th
7th
60th
8th
55th
All
46th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
19th
4th
83rd
5th
14th
6th
23rd
7th
74th
8th
93rd
All
55th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
82nd
3rd
89th
4th
81st
5th
54th
6th
74th
7th
81st
8th
84th
All
79th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
81st
3rd
82nd
4th
88th
5th
57th
6th
63rd
7th
83rd
8th
84th
All
77th
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details NOT YET ORGANIZED ?
The 5Essentials from the My Voice, My School Survey ?
 
Involved Families: Does the school partner with families and communities? NEUTRAL
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? WEAK
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? WEAK
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? WEAK
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? VERY WEAK
Parent Survey Results ?
 
School Community: Do parents feel welcome and included in the school? NOT YET AVAILABLE
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? NOT YET AVAILABLE
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? NOT YET AVAILABLE
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? VERY WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2018 2019 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 1.7 8.4 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 2.9% 11.3% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.7 days 1.3 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 95.4% 95.0% 92.8%
Teacher attendance --- --- ---
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 90.5% 81.4%
Teachers 75.9% 78.5%
Parents --- ---

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 (Fine and Performing Arts)

Deadline:  12/13/2019
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 can apply online or via paper Choice Elementary Schools application by visiting go.cps.edu.
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Early Childhood Program 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Physical Education 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Parent and Community
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Parent Patrol 
Scholastic
  • Homework Help 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 2019
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2019
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2019
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 2019
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2018
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 2019
Healthy CPS Report 2018
Healthy CPS Report 2017
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