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KOZMINSKI

Charles Kozminski Elementary Community Academy

936 E 54th St Chicago, IL 60615

kozminski.cps.edu 773-535-0980 773-535-0982 (Fax)

Kozminski Community Academy is located on the south side of Chicago (5400 South, 900 East) in the racially and economically diverse Hyde Park community. The school is located in a park setting with the University of Chicago and the Museum of Science and Industry nearby. Kozminski serves approximately 255 students from Pre-Kindergarten through the 8th grade. The school is an Options for Knowledge school with 30% of its students bused. The student population is 99.8% African-American. Over 90% of our students are low-income with receiving free or reduced lunch. The school has an attendance rate of 95%. Our mission is to challenge our students with a highly structured, standards-based curriculum that incorporates the Common Core State Standards through use of literacy and writing, math, science, technology integration, parental involvement, professional development, and collaboration of stakeholders.
 

 

School Rating ?

Level 2 ?

PROVISIONAL SUPPORT

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

258

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Bernadette Latrice Glover
Principal

Hours


07:45 AM-02:45 PM
School Hours
7:30 am
Earliest Drop Off
2:45 pm - 5:15 pm
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
2, 4, 15, 172

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
93.0%
Hispanic
3.9%
White
0.8%
Other
2.3%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
92.6%
Limited English
1.9%
Mobility Rate ?
14.2%
Chronic Truancy ?
47%
 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

Preschool Inclusive Program:

Yes

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
50th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
39th
National Average 50th percentile

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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
1st
4th
1st
5th
19th
6th
98th
7th
70th
8th
74th
All
50th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
2nd
4th
36th
5th
96th
6th
1st
7th
41st
8th
73rd
All
39th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
1st
3rd
3rd
4th
19th
5th
14th
6th
37th
7th
75th
8th
76th
All
34th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
10th
3rd
13th
4th
24th
5th
42nd
6th
3rd
7th
37th
8th
55th
All
28th
 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? STRONG
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? NEUTRAL
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? NEUTRAL
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 8.8 10.2 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 18.6% 31.3% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.7 days 1.5 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 94.0% 93.9% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 96.8% 96.0% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 96.8% 81.4%
Teachers 60.0% 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
  • Community School 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
  • Performing Arts 
  • Tuition Based Preschool 
Creative
  • Art Studio 
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Culinary Classes 
  • Dance 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Student Music Club 
  • Talent Show 
Health and Wellness
  • Common Threads 
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Targeted Interventions 
Life and Leadership
  • Boys/Girls Scouts 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Art Workshops 
  • Biking 
  • Book Club 
  • Family Breakfasts 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Fitness Classes 
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Nutrition Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
  • Walking 
Scholastic
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Homework Help 
  • Science Club 
  • Tutoring 
  • Writers Workshop 
  • Yearbook Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • Basketball 
  • Bicycle 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Conditioning and Fitness 
  • Dance 
  • Fitness Basics 
  • Girls on Track 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Pom-Pon 
  • 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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