Tonti Elementary takes the academic success of every student seriously. We engage our students in high-level research during reading, science, and math. We focus on creating lifelong learners who enjoy reading for learning and for pleasure. Tonti School partners with parents and community organizations to ensure a nourishing, healthy, and safe school environment.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-5

# of Students

942

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Gerardo Arriaga
Principal

John Robertson
Assistant Principal

Celia Martinez
Pre-K Head Teacher

Melissa Villalon
Bilingual Coordinator

Hours


08:00 AM-03:00 PM
School Hours
7:30 a.m.
Earliest Drop Off
3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
52, 52A, 55, 59
CTA Train
Orange

Demographics ?


Asian
0.1%
Black
2.3%
Hispanic
96.7%
White
0.4%
Other
0.4%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
92.4%
Limited English
39.2%
Mobility Rate ?
7.5%
Chronic Truancy ?
19.6%
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full and Half Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

Spanish, Spanish for Heritage Speakers

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Preschool Inclusive Program:

Yes

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
PARTIALLY ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
90th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
97th
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
89th
4th
96th
5th
90th
6th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
7th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
8th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
All
90th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
98th
4th
99th
5th
85th
6th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
7th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
8th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
All
97th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
55th
3rd
51st
4th
66th
5th
60th
6th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
7th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
8th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
All
58th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
37th
3rd
72nd
4th
80th
5th
67th
6th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
7th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
8th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
All
65th
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details PARTIALLY ORGANIZED ?
The 5Essentials from the My Voice, My School Survey ?
 
Involved Families: Does the school partner with families and communities? NEUTRAL
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? WEAK
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? WEAK
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? VERY STRONG
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? STRONG
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 0.2 0.1 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 10.5% 16.7% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.5 days 1.0 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 95.3% 95.8% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 96.0% 95.6% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 0.0% 81.4%
Teachers 75.3% 79.9%
Parents 49% 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-5
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-4, and who will remain enrolled in the school for the coming school year.
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How to Apply
Students 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 
  • Performing Arts 
Creative
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Dance 
  • Drawing 
  • Ethnic/Folk Dance 
  • Fundamentals/Theory of Music 
  • Guitar 
  • Mosaics 
  • Murals 
  • Origami 
  • Painting 
  • Percussion 
  • Piano/Keyboard 
  • Plays/Acting 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Talent Show 
  • Theater 
  • Violin/Strings 
  • Web Design 
  • Weekend Enrichment 
Health and Wellness
  • Common Threads 
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Life and Leadership
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
  • Young Parent Supports 
Parent and Community
  • Aerobics 
  • Art Workshops 
  • Community Service 
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • Cooking Club 
  • Crafts Workshop 
  • Dance Classes 
  • Enrichment Classes 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Counseling/Support Group 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Fitness Classes 
  • Fitness For Parents 
  • GED English Classes 
  • GED Spanish Classes 
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Leadership Development For Parents 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Music Appreciation 
  • Nutrition Club 
  • Nutrition Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Advocacy 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Running 
  • Safety Workshops 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
  • Walking 
Scholastic
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Chess Team 
  • Homework Help 
  • Newspaper 
  • Science Club 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Technology Club 
  • Tutoring 
  • Writers Workshop 
Sports and Fitness
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Tennis 
  • Chess 
  • Exercise 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls on the Run 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Soccer 
  • Volleyball 
  • Zumba 
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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