Hendricks Community Academy provides a rigorous academic program for all students. We strive to provide a caring environment that fosters a positive attitude towards learning. With our K-8 computer science education program, we develop students' skills in information, media and technology. Our partnership with University of Chicago and Brooksville zoo supports our math and science curriculum. We offer music and art classes and are partnered with Intonations for band to foster the creative talents within our students. Hendricks supports the life, college and career skills by providing a well rounded education for all students.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

189

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Juliana Louise Perisin
Principal

Hours


8:15 AM - 3:15 PM
School Hours
8:00 a.m.
Earliest Drop Off
3:15 PM - 5:15 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
24, 43
CTA Train
Red

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
91.0%
Hispanic
6.9%
White
1.6%
Other
0.5%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
96.8%
Limited English
2.6%
Mobility Rate ?
23.1%
Chronic Truancy ?
39.1%
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full and Half Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Preschool Inclusive Program:

Yes

Significantly Modified Curriculum w/ Intensive Supports Program:

Yes

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
52nd
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
77th
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
18th
4th
36th
5th
7th
6th
61st
7th
96th
8th
54th
All
52nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
92nd
4th
43rd
5th
57th
6th
94th
7th
54th
8th
85th
All
77th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
5th
3rd
3rd
4th
5th
5th
12th
6th
33rd
7th
61st
8th
81st
All
27th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
2nd
3rd
12th
4th
3rd
5th
19th
6th
43rd
7th
32nd
8th
86th
All
31st
 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? STRONG
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? VERY STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? NEUTRAL
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? NEUTRAL
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? STRONG
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 8.3 5.0 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 22.4% 16.0% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.5 days 2.3 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 93.4% 94.6% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 96.0% 96.6% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 90.9% 81.4%
Teachers 86.7% 79.9%
Parents 38% 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:  12/14/2018
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 
  • Community School 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
  • Performing Arts 
Creative
  • Art Studio 
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Guitar 
  • Painting 
  • Percussion 
  • Piano/Keyboard 
  • Recorder 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Tap/Ballet/Jazz Dance 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Nutrition Workshop 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Targeted Interventions 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Life and Leadership
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
Parent and Community
  • Crafts Workshops 
  • Family Nights 
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Nutrition Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
Scholastic
  • Chess Team 
  • Chicago History Fair 
  • Homework Help 
  • Newspaper 
  • Science Club 
  • Science Lab 
  • Technology Club 
  • Writers Workshop 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Chess 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ 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) 2012-2014
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) 2016-2018
Healthy CPS Report 2018
Healthy CPS Report 2017
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