Talcott Fine Arts and Museum Academy is Chicago’s first and only Museum School. Unique learning partnerships for children and families are established with the Art Institute, National Museum of Mexican Fine Art, Field Museum, and Northwestern University School of Law. Students routinely utilize Chicago’s museums to support learning.  In addition, Talcott offers a Dual Language Program that aims for academic excellence, bilingual, bi-literacy, and cross-cultural competence.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

459

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Olimpia Bahena
Principal

Deivi Aguilar
Assistant Principal

Hours


07:45 AM-02:45 PM
School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
50, 65, 66
CTA Train
Orange

Demographics ?


Asian
0.4%
Black
6.5%
Hispanic
82.8%
White
6.8%
Other
3.5%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
72.8%
Limited English
43.1%
Mobility Rate ?
NOT YET AVAILABLE
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT YET AVAILABLE
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

Spanish

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Preschool Inclusive Program:

Yes

Significantly Modified Curriculum w/ Intensive Supports Program:

Yes

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
70th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
91st
National Average 50th percentile

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Creative Schools Certification ?
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Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Awards

Excelerate Award Gold ?

Student Growth By Grade Level FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
1st
4th
98th
5th
89th
6th
15th
7th
97th
8th
86th
All
70th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
47th
4th
97th
5th
91st
6th
99th
7th
81st
8th
87th
All
91st
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
49th
3rd
46th
4th
67th
5th
46th
6th
51st
7th
88th
8th
93rd
All
69th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
81st
3rd
41st
4th
89th
5th
71st
6th
80th
7th
67th
8th
69th
All
72nd
 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? NEUTRAL
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 YET AVAILABLE
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? NOT YET AVAILABLE
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? NOT YET AVAILABLE
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? NEUTRAL
Behavior and Discipline ?
2018 2019 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 0.2 0.0 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 1.9% 0.0% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 5.0 days 0.0 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 95.4% 95.6% 92.8%
Teacher attendance --- --- ---
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 66.2% 81.4%
Teachers 84.1% 78.5%
Parents --- ---

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/Dual Language)

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
  • Community School 
  • Early Childhood Program 
Creative
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
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 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 2019
Healthy CPS Report 2018
Healthy CPS Report 2017
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