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

1,072

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
2.0%
Black
2.5%
Hispanic
84.0%
White
6.9%
Other
4.7%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
84.0%
Diverse Learners
15.1%
Limited English
32.4%
Mobility Rate ?
5.4%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 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 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
70th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
52nd
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
16th
4th
40th
5th
22nd
6th
98th
7th
90th
8th
67th
All
70th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
67th
4th
33rd
5th
16th
6th
48th
7th
82nd
8th
64th
All
52nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
66th
3rd
63rd
4th
37th
5th
43rd
6th
74th
7th
83rd
8th
81st
All
67th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
65th
3rd
74th
4th
53rd
5th
52nd
6th
74th
7th
79th
8th
79th
All
70th
 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? STRONG
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 ?
2018 2019 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 1.8 1.3 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 22.6% 22.4% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.7 days 1.9 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 95.4% 94.9% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 94.7% 94.6% 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 96.3% 81.4%
Teachers 88.5% 78.5%
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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:  12/13/2019
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 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 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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