Harvard Elementary strives to provide a quality instructional program for students. Our curriculum focuses on meeting students where they are, differentiating instruction to ensure that each student reaches his or her maximum potential. Our staff devotes time to analyzing student data to monitor students’ growth along with attending weekly professional development.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

388

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Aisha Khadijah McCarthy
Principal

Ms. Jasmine Hicks
Assistant Principal

Mr. Brian Sanders
Counselor

Hours


08:45 AM-03:45 PM
School Hours
8:20AM
Earliest Drop Off
3:45 PM - 5:45 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
24, 75
CTA Train
Red

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
99.0%
Hispanic
0.5%
White
0.3%
Other
0.3%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
95.4%
Limited English
0%
Mobility Rate ?
30.7%
Chronic Truancy ?
31.9%
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Significantly Modified Curriculum w/ Intensive Supports Program:

Yes

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
62nd
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
73rd
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
77th
4th
43rd
5th
30th
6th
54th
7th
60th
8th
87th
All
62nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
75th
4th
67th
5th
20th
6th
97th
7th
73rd
8th
56th
All
73rd
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
2nd
3rd
13th
4th
28th
5th
8th
6th
16th
7th
42nd
8th
54th
All
19th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
4th
3rd
15th
4th
21st
5th
12th
6th
26th
7th
31st
8th
41st
All
21st
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details 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? 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? 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? WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 4.4 1.1 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 3.1% 0.7% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.3 days 2.5 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 96.1% 96.7% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 96.5% 96.3% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 89.8% 81.4%
Teachers 91.4% 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
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
Creative
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Drama 
  • Musicals 
  • Piano/Keyboard 
  • Plays/Acting 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Targeted Interventions 
Life and Leadership
  • Boys/Girls Scouts 
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Chess Team 
  • Debate Team 
  • Homework Help 
  • Real Men Read 
  • Science Club 
  • Science Lab 
Sports and Fitness
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Baseball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Chess 
  • Flag Football 
  • Football 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Running 
  • Softball 
  • Touch Football 
  • Volleyball 
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) 2016-2018
Healthy CPS Report 2018
Healthy CPS Report 2017
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