Gresham School of Excellence is a collaborative community where students achieve excellence in a positive environment.  We develop productive leaders by empowering the whole child emotionally, soically and academically.  

Our mission is to provide a college and career bound culture that fosters student achievement through high expectations, rigorous instruction, collaborative partnerships with families and social emotional support.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

INTENSIVE SUPPORT

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

388

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Mr.Steve L Fisher
Principal

Kimberly Oliver
Academic Director

Hours


08:45 AM-03:45 PM
School Hours
8:30
Earliest Drop Off
3:4 5 PM - 5:00 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
8A, 24, 87
CTA Train
Red
Metra
Rock Island District (RI)

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
97.4%
Hispanic
1.3%
White
0.0%
Other
1.3%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
95.6%
Limited English
0.3%
Mobility Rate ?
18%
Chronic Truancy ?
24.9%
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

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 ?
FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
71st
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
93rd
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 FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
56th
4th
96th
5th
99th
6th
3rd
7th
99th
8th
22nd
All
71st
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
93rd
4th
99th
5th
99th
6th
3rd
7th
99th
8th
91st
All
93rd
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
14th
3rd
30th
4th
70th
5th
42nd
6th
55th
7th
54th
8th
36th
All
42nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
41st
3rd
46th
4th
77th
5th
57th
6th
39th
7th
43rd
8th
44th
All
50th
 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? 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? 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? VERY 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? WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 17.1 3.3 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 39.0% 100.0% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.2 days 3.2 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 96.1% 96.6% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 96.1% 95.1% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 99.9% 81.4%
Teachers 99.9% 79.9%
Parents 51% 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
  • Early Childhood Program 
Creative
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Dance 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • First Aid Training 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • Targeted Interventions 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Life and Leadership
  • Boys/Girls Scouts 
Parent and Community
  • CPR Classes 
  • Family Nights 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Patrol 
Scholastic
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Science Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • Baseball 
  • Boys’ Baseball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Flag Football 
  • Football 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Pom-Pon 
  • Soccer 
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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