Prussing offers a Comprehensive Gifted Program for students in Grades 1-8, a French World Language Program, bilingual and English as a Second Language support, and a computer and library resource lab. Our students have won the City Wide Talent Search, National History Fair, and State Young Author competitions. The school has also been named a School of Excellence.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

K-8

# of Students

726

Governance

District ?

Faculty


George Constantine Chipain
Principal

Ms. Hanna Kapica
Assistant Principal

Hours


08:15 AM-03:15 PM
School Hours
8:00 a.m.
Earliest Drop Off
3:15 pm -4:15 pm
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
81W, 91
CTA Train
Blue

Demographics ?


Asian
5.4%
Black
1.5%
Hispanic
46.4%
White
43.4%
Other
3.3%
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100

Statistics ?


Low Income
62.5%
Limited English
30.3%
Mobility Rate ?
9.5%
Chronic Truancy ?
12.9%
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100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Classroom Languages:

French

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 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
56th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
48th
National Average 50th percentile

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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
32nd
4th
77th
5th
50th
6th
50th
7th
56th
8th
66th
All
56th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
51st
4th
73rd
5th
29th
6th
3rd
7th
75th
8th
88th
All
48th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
88th
3rd
81st
4th
78th
5th
82nd
6th
77th
7th
82nd
8th
92nd
All
83rd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
79th
3rd
87th
4th
83rd
5th
77th
6th
69th
7th
81st
8th
93rd
All
81st
 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? NEUTRAL
Parent Survey Results ?
 
School Community: Do parents feel welcome and included in the school? NEUTRAL
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? NEUTRAL
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 1.6 0.9 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 20.0% 11.9% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.4 days 1.1 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 94.9% 94.8% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 94.4% 93.8% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 82.8% 81.4%
Teachers 67.4% 79.9%
Parents 51% 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:  12/14/2018
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 
  • Comprehensive Gifted Program 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
Creative
  • Crochet 
  • Dance 
  • Ethnic/Folk Dance 
  • Fundamentals/Theory of Music 
  • Knitting 
  • Scrapbooking 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Tap/Ballet/Jazz Dance 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Parent and Community
  • Family Nights 
  • Peace Circles 
Scholastic
  • Newspaper 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • 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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