Gray offers a robust academic program for all of our students with a STEAM focus (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) with a strong instructional staff including seventeen Nationally Board Certified Teachers. In addition to academic excellence, Besides a rich extra-curricular program, we also offer tuition-based after-school care for working families.  We have active parent participation through our LSC, BAC, PAC and Friends of Gray parent committees.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

1,056

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Susan Mary Gross
Principal

Victoria Tomko
Assistant Principal

Hours


8:00 AM-3:00 PM
School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
80, 152

Demographics ?


Asian
1.9%
Black
2.3%
Hispanic
84.3%
White
6.8%
Other
4.7%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
83.9%
Limited English
31.9%
Mobility Rate ?
8.9%
Chronic Truancy ?
19.5%
 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 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
68th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
69th
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
58th
4th
71st
5th
41st
6th
89th
7th
60th
8th
76th
All
68th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
57th
4th
67th
5th
61st
6th
45th
7th
87th
8th
85th
All
69th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
82nd
3rd
47th
4th
62nd
5th
46th
6th
62nd
7th
78th
8th
82nd
All
67th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
74th
3rd
64th
4th
74th
5th
70th
6th
65th
7th
77th
8th
76th
All
72nd
 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? 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? STRONG
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? VERY STRONG
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? STRONG
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 2.1 1.7 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 16.9% 21.7% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.0 days 1.5 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 95.0% 95.4% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 95.0% 94.6% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 95.7% 81.4%
Teachers 91.9% 79.9%
Parents > 75% 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

Magnet Cluster (Technology)

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 
  • Performing Arts 
Creative
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Film and Video 
  • Media and Production Workshops 
  • Mixed Media 
  • Modern/Hip-Hop Dance 
  • Murals 
  • Plays/Acting 
  • Recorder 
  • Rock Band 
  • Sketching 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Talent Show 
  • Tap/Ballet/Jazz Dance 
  • Theater 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Life and Leadership
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Grandparents Group 
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Nutrition Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Safety Workshops 
  • Self-Esteem Workshops 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Expanded Library Service Hours 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Learning Lab 
  • Science Club 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Tutoring 
  • Yearbook Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Chess 
  • Dance 
  • Flag Football 
  • Floor Hockey 
  • Girls on the Run 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Tennis 
  • Soccer 
  • Touch Football 
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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