Our innovative educational program seeks to challenge every student using a balanced literacy approach that focuses on stimulating the mind of every child to develop a love for reading and writing. Each student’s educational experience is enriched with an integrated Fine and Performing Arts Magnet Program. Social emotional learning is threaded throughout all we do.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

548

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Dr.Patrina Singleton
Principal

Mrs. Barbara Karrel
Assistant Principal

Hours


08:45 AM-03:45 PM
School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
78, 145
CTA Train
Brown

Demographics ?


Asian
3.8%
Black
8.9%
Hispanic
32.5%
White
44.2%
Other
10.6%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
31.4%
Limited English
10.6%
Mobility Rate ?
4.8%
Chronic Truancy ?
13.4%
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Dress Code:

No

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

No

Title I Eligible:

No

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
97th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
94th
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 FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
99th
4th
55th
5th
99th
6th
98th
7th
99th
8th
70th
All
97th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
99th
4th
81st
5th
60th
6th
73rd
7th
99th
8th
48th
All
94th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
84th
3rd
94th
4th
89th
5th
97th
6th
93rd
7th
98th
8th
97th
All
94th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
53rd
3rd
96th
4th
92nd
5th
88th
6th
79th
7th
96th
8th
96th
All
89th
 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? NEUTRAL
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? VERY STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? STRONG
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? VERY 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 0.4 0.9 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 11.1% 10.9% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.0 days 1.8 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 95.9% 95.7% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 95.8% 95.4% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 96.8% 81.4%
Teachers 68.9% 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 (Fine and Performing Arts)

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 
  • Kindergarten 
  • Performing Arts 
  • Tuition Based Preschool 
Creative
  • Animation 
  • Art Studio 
  • Bookmaking 
  • Culinary Classes 
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Drawing 
  • Film and Video 
  • Improv 
  • Knitting 
  • Mixed Media 
  • Modern/Hip-Hop Dance 
  • Mosaics 
  • Murals 
  • Musicals 
  • Painting 
  • Percussion 
  • Plays/Acting 
  • Pottery 
  • Talent Show 
  • Tap/Ballet/Jazz Dance 
  • Theater 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Targeted Interventions 
Life and Leadership
  • Boys/Girls Scouts 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Book Club 
  • Family Nights 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Parenting Classes 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Poetry Workshops 
  • Writers Workshop 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • 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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