Albany Park Multicultural Academy (APMA) offers Socratic seminars in our literature program. Students study algebra in both seventh- and eighth grade. APMA has partnerships with neighboring North Park University, Northeastern Illinois University and the North River Commission. 

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

7-8

# of Students

253

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Marie Ann Garza-Hammerlund
Principal

Marie A. Garza-Hammerlund
Assistant Principal

Hours


08:00 AM-03:00 PM
School Hours
7:45
Earliest Drop Off
3:15-4:15
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Train
Brown

Demographics ?


Asian
7.1%
Black
4.3%
Hispanic
81.0%
White
5.5%
Other
2.0%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
91.3%
Limited English
28.1%
Mobility Rate ?
NOT YET AVAILABLE
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT YET AVAILABLE
 0
100

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
87th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
78th
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image

Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Student Growth By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
NOT ENOUGH DATA
4th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
5th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
6th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
7th
85th
8th
85th
All
87th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
NOT ENOUGH DATA
4th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
5th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
6th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
7th
64th
8th
86th
All
78th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
NOT ENOUGH DATA
3rd
NOT ENOUGH DATA
4th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
5th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
6th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
7th
67th
8th
89th
All
83rd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
NOT ENOUGH DATA
3rd
NOT ENOUGH DATA
4th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
5th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
6th
NOT ENOUGH DATA
7th
72nd
8th
88th
All
85th
 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? NEUTRAL
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? NEUTRAL
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? WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2018 2019 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 1.0 0.7 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 5.9% 4.4% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.0 days 1.5 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 96.8% 96.4% 92.8%
Teacher attendance --- --- ---
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 96.4% 81.4%
Teachers 99.9% 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

Open Enrollment

Deadline:  12/13/2019
Grades Served: 7-8
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.
Creative
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Drawing 
  • Media and Production Workshops 
  • Modern/Hip-Hop Dance 
  • Painting 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Student Music Club 
  • Theater 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Life and Leadership
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Student Council/Government 
Parent and Community
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Breakfasts 
  • Family Counseling/Support Group 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Fitness Classes 
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
  • Transition to College Workshops 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Homework Help 
  • Math Team 
  • Newspaper 
  • Science Club 
  • Tutoring 
  • Writers Workshop 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Aerobics 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Conditioning and Fitness 
  • Exercise 
  • Fitness Basics 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls on the Run 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Jump Rope 
  • Pom-Pon 
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
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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