Solomon is a small neighborhood school of 360 students with a diverse population and is a wheelchair-accessible school. Solomon was a recipient of the 2017 National Blue Ribbon Award from the federal Department of Education for high academic performance. We provide accelerated math instruction for qualifying students in Grades 5-8. Students in grades K-8 receive Mandarin Chinese instruction. Over 90% of our students have met or exceeded state standards in reading, math, and science.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

322

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Christopher Robert Gamble
Principal

Sarita Ptak
Counselor

Hours


09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
53
CTA Train
Blue

Demographics ?


Asian
34.5%
Black
6.5%
Hispanic
15.5%
White
41.0%
Other
2.5%
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100

Statistics ?


Low Income
53.7%
Diverse Learners
22.0%
Limited English
38.8%
Mobility Rate ?
7%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
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100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Classroom Languages:

Chinese

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

No

Preschool Instructional Program:

Yes

Significantly Modified Curriculum w/ Intensive Supports Program:

Yes

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
70th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
75th
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
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Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Awards

Blue Ribbon Award ? Excelerate Award Gold ? Spotlight Award ?

Student Growth By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
17th
4th
82nd
5th
62nd
6th
76th
7th
96th
8th
67th
All
70th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
90th
4th
77th
5th
87th
6th
53rd
7th
81st
8th
32nd
All
75th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
97th
3rd
92nd
4th
86th
5th
94th
6th
86th
7th
97th
8th
93rd
All
93rd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
78th
3rd
91st
4th
90th
5th
99th
6th
93rd
7th
98th
8th
91st
All
93rd
 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? VERY STRONG
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? STRONG
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 ?
2018 2019 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 0.6 0.3 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 11.1% 4.2% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.5 days 1.0 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 94.9% 94.3% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 94.8% 94.5% 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 83.7% 81.4%
Teachers 90.2% 78.5%
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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:  12/13/2019
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 
Creative
  • Culinary Classes 
  • Fundamentals/Theory of Music 
  • Musicals 
  • Painting 
  • Student Music Club 
  • Talent Show 
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
  • Book Club 
  • Family Nights 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Peace Circles 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • Homework Help 
  • Tutoring 
  • Yearbook Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls on the Run 
  • Girls on Track 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Soccer 
  • Volleyball 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 2019
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2019
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2019
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 2019
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 2019
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2018
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 2019
Healthy CPS Report 2018
Healthy CPS Report 2017
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