Norwoood Park consistently ranks as one of the top schools in the city and state. As a World Language Magnet Cluster School, we provide  instruction in Spanish to all students K-8. With a dedicated, decorated staff of professionals, and active, supportive parents, we are justifiably proud of our reputation as the best example of public education.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

448

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Ryan William Coors
Principal

Krista Rajanen
Assistant Principal

Melissa Irwin
Counselor / Case Manager

Hours


08:15 AM - 03:15 PM
School Hours
08:00 AM
Earliest Drop Off
03:15 - 05:30 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
88, 90N
CTA Train
Blue
Metra
Union Pacific Northwest (UP-NW)

Demographics ?


Asian
5.4%
Black
0.4%
Hispanic
32.1%
White
58.3%
Other
3.8%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
16.3%
Limited English
6.7%
Mobility Rate ?
0.7%
Chronic Truancy ?
7.4%
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Dress Code:

No

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

No

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 ?
FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
46th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
75th
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 ? Excellence Award ?

Student Growth By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
32nd
4th
7th
5th
48th
6th
59th
7th
71st
8th
74th
All
46th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
87th
4th
99th
5th
6th
6th
30th
7th
64th
8th
56th
All
75th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
98th
3rd
93rd
4th
92nd
5th
91st
6th
94th
7th
93rd
8th
92nd
All
94th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
97th
3rd
95th
4th
99th
5th
92nd
6th
85th
7th
90th
8th
92nd
All
95th
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details WELL ORGANIZED ?
The 5Essentials from the My Voice, My School Survey ?
 
Involved Families: Does the school partner with families and communities? VERY STRONG
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? STRONG
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? STRONG
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 0.0 0.0 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 0.0% 0.0% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 0.0 days 0.0 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 96.2% 95.4% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 96.0% 95.6% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 88.9% 81.4%
Teachers 88.6% 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

Magnet Cluster (World Language)

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
  • After School All-Stars 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
Creative
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Musicals 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Talent Show 
  • Web Design 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • Family Nights 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Running 
  • Yoga 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • Chess Team 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Science Club 
  • Technology Club 
  • Yearbook Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Softball 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Chess 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • 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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