Peterson offers an instructional program that is differentiated for all students. Music, including band, choir, musicals, and an orchestra are available. We also have a comprehensive athletic program. We place an emphasis on student leadership and empowerment through our middle school model. Our academics focus on preparing students for selective high schools. Our mission is to produce college graduates, community leaders, and cultural ambassadors.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

839

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Ms.Elsie Kathleen Kane
Principal

Yalil Nieves
Assistant Principal

Hours


08:45 AM-03:45 PM
School Hours
8:20 AM
Earliest Drop Off

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
82

Demographics ?


Asian
22.5%
Black
5.8%
Hispanic
38.1%
White
29.1%
Other
4.4%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
64.8%
Limited English
35.0%
Mobility Rate ?
9.6%
Chronic Truancy ?
9.6%
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Dress Code:

No

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

Yes

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Preschool Inclusive Program:

Yes

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
68th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
73rd
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
60th
4th
48th
5th
66th
6th
82nd
7th
62nd
8th
70th
All
68th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
87th
4th
72nd
5th
32nd
6th
60th
7th
84th
8th
84th
All
73rd
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
76th
3rd
88th
4th
67th
5th
78th
6th
82nd
7th
87th
8th
80th
All
81st
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
54th
3rd
82nd
4th
73rd
5th
76th
6th
69th
7th
79th
8th
86th
All
76th
 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? STRONG
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? 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? NEUTRAL
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 2.9 7.3 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 10.8% 10.0% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.7 days 2.9 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 95.3% 95.7% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 95.6% 95.2% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 99.9% 81.4%
Teachers 98.5% 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:  12/14/2018
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
  • Early Childhood Program 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Golf 
  • Boys’ Tennis 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Chess 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Golf 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Tennis 
  • 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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