Libby Elementary & Middle School is a well-rounded, child-focused school on the South Side of Chicago. We have extensive athletic programs, a nationally recognized middle school program, and an outstanding elementary school program. We are a community school with the YMCA, offering numerous of opportunities for our children before, after and throughout the school day.  Libby takes a strong stance on student growth in self-discipline, decision making and the arts, all in focus on developing well-rounded children, growing into caring and contributing young adults. 

Principal will open slots to parents outside the attendance area, whose children have, great attendance, solid academic performance and a desire to contribute positively to Libby Elementary & Middle School.  Slots will be determined available after short application is filled out, interview with principal and decision made by the ILT team.   Please reach out to the main office if you are interested in meeting with the principal and joining the Libby Elementary & Middle School family. 

 

School Rating ?

Level 2+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

341

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Rochonda Knox
Principal

Tamesha Carter
Assistant Principal

Ms. Ingrid M. Smith
Counselor

Hours


9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
School Hours
8:40 AM
Earliest Drop Off
Must Apply Through YMCA
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
9, 55
CTA Train
Green, Orange, Red

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
68.3%
Hispanic
30.5%
White
0.0%
Other
1.2%
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100

Statistics ?


Low Income
85.0%
Limited English
20.8%
Mobility Rate ?
20.1%
Chronic Truancy ?
39.3%
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100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

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 2+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
PARTIALLY ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
70th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
45th
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Student Growth By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
56th
4th
43rd
5th
48th
6th
65th
7th
90th
8th
85th
All
70th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
91st
4th
6th
5th
50th
6th
64th
7th
2nd
8th
80th
All
45th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
18th
3rd
8th
4th
10th
5th
12th
6th
29th
7th
31st
8th
57th
All
21st
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
15th
3rd
24th
4th
11th
5th
17th
6th
36th
7th
15th
8th
53rd
All
24th
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details PARTIALLY 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? WEAK
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? WEAK
Parent Survey Results ?
 
School Community: Do parents feel welcome and included in the school? STRONG
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? NEUTRAL
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 5.5 4.0 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 31.3% 25.9% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.0 days 1.5 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 95.4% 95.1% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 95.2% 95.1% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 91.3% 81.4%
Teachers 74.2% 79.9%
Parents 53% 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 
Creative
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Musicals 
  • Plays/Acting 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Theater 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Life and Leadership
  • Boys/Girls Scouts 
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
Parent and Community
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Nights 
Scholastic
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Debate Team 
  • Homework Help 
  • Newspaper 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Technology Club 
  • Tutoring 
  • Yearbook Club 
  • Young Authors 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Tennis 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Chess 
  • Double Dutch 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Tennis 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Pom-Pon 
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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