Sumner, a Mathematics and Science Magnet Cluster school, encourages students to achieve in its core subject areas. Sumner offers extra instruction periods in both science and math, and all students participate in hands-on experiential learning. Advanced students in 8th grade may take algebra for high school placement. Sumner boasts labs for math, science, and computers. The school’s partners include University Medical Center (S.A.M.E.) and Chicago’s Hull House.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

280

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Mrs.Fatima YM Cooke
Principal

Catherine Whitfield
Assistant Principal

Hours


08:45 AM-03:45 PM
School Hours
8:30 AM
Earliest Drop Off
3:45 PM - 5:30 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
7, 53
CTA Train
Blue

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
98.2%
Hispanic
1.1%
White
0.4%
Other
0.4%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
92.9%
Limited English
0%
Mobility Rate ?
10.5%
Chronic Truancy ?
28.1%
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

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 ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
48th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
55th
National Average 50th percentile

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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
42nd
4th
18th
5th
21st
6th
50th
7th
76th
8th
64th
All
48th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
91st
4th
5th
5th
20th
6th
58th
7th
99th
8th
52nd
All
55th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
14th
3rd
48th
4th
36th
5th
21st
6th
51st
7th
80th
8th
78th
All
48th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
19th
3rd
61st
4th
27th
5th
22nd
6th
42nd
7th
88th
8th
84th
All
52nd
 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? VERY STRONG
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? VERY STRONG
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? VERY STRONG
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 1.6 2.5 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 13.3% 17.1% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.5 days 2.3 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 95.2% 96.3% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 96.6% 97.2% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 85.2% 81.4%
Teachers 95.5% 79.9%
Parents 58% 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:  12/6/2019
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
  • Community School 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
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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