Students have access to art, library, and physical education classes. The school also offers special education services to qualified students. Mt. Vernon students have access to the Internet through a computer lab and classroom computers. Students can earn awards for perfect attendance, citizenship, and most gains in test scores.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

215

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Raquel Davis
Principal

Anjanette Lipsett
Assistant Principal

Andrew Tourville
Counselor/Case Manager

Hours


07:45 AM-02:45 PM
School Hours
7:45AM
Earliest Drop Off
3:00PM - 4:30PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
8A, 108
Metra
Rock Island District (RI)

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
97.7%
Hispanic
0.5%
White
0.5%
Other
1.4%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
94.9%
Limited English
0.5%
Mobility Rate ?
18.2%
Chronic Truancy ?
45.1%
 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

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 ?
57th
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 AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
11th
4th
4th
5th
93rd
6th
75th
7th
29th
8th
90th
All
50th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
1st
4th
55th
5th
90th
6th
95th
7th
83rd
8th
2nd
All
57th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
16th
3rd
23rd
4th
19th
5th
14th
6th
3rd
7th
42nd
8th
65th
All
22nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
16th
3rd
10th
4th
45th
5th
26th
6th
4th
7th
46th
8th
25th
All
25th
 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? NEUTRAL
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? 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? VERY STRONG
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? VERY 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 1.3 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 11.2% 2.2% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.6 days 1.0 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 93.0% 94.5% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 95.4% 95.5% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 97.3% 81.4%
Teachers 82.4% 79.9%
Parents 37% 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 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
Creative
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Drama 
  • Piano/Keyboard 
  • Plays/Acting 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Talent Show 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Parent and Community
  • Family Nights 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Peace Circles 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Double Dutch 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Track 
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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