Graham is an open enrollment neighborhood school which offers an 8-grade algebra course with a fully departmentalized middle school. Graham has an active music program and partners with University of Illinois and Chicago Communities in Schools to enhance classroom learning.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2 ?

PROVISIONAL SUPPORT

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

381

Governance

District ?

Faculty


John Charles Nichols
Principal

Victor P. Moore
Assistant Principal

Hours


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

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
8, 43, 44
CTA Train
Red

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
23.9%
Hispanic
46.2%
White
29.4%
Other
0.5%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
92.9%
Limited English
16.0%
Mobility Rate ?
16.9%
Chronic Truancy ?
37.1%
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

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 ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
MODERATELY ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
52nd
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
43rd
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 AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
4th
4th
66th
5th
70th
6th
35th
7th
48th
8th
82nd
All
52nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
1st
4th
79th
5th
61st
6th
37th
7th
18th
8th
86th
All
43rd
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
48th
3rd
41st
4th
56th
5th
40th
6th
55th
7th
53rd
8th
76th
All
54th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
62nd
3rd
43rd
4th
44th
5th
25th
6th
31st
7th
46th
8th
75th
All
47th
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details MODERATELY 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? NEUTRAL
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? WEAK
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? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? NOT ENOUGH DATA
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 10.4 9.5 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 33.3% 24.2% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.6 days 1.5 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 92.7% 93.3% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 95.1% 94.5% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 92.7% 81.4%
Teachers 75.8% 79.9%
Parents < 30% 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: 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 
Creative
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Guitar 
  • Violin/Strings 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Targeted Interventions 
Parent and Community
  • Field Trip 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Yearbook Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
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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