Whittier School offers an excellent Dual Language Program that supports students in developing high levels of literacy in English and Spanish. The school partners with several agencies to provide a rich after school program that provides academic support and a wide range of enrichment activities.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

198

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Dr.Antonio Jose Acevedo
Principal

Christina Gonzalez
Assistant Principal

Hours


8:15 am - 3:15pm
School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
50, 21, 60, 9
CTA Train
Pink

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
2.0%
Hispanic
96.0%
White
1.5%
Other
0.5%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
92.4%
Limited English
61.1%
Mobility Rate ?
9.1%
Chronic Truancy ?
22.1%
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full 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

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL 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 ?

Awards

Excelerate Award Gold ?

Student Growth By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
NOT ENOUGH DATA
4th
77th
5th
43rd
6th
93rd
7th
99th
8th
28th
All
87th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
NOT ENOUGH DATA
4th
89th
5th
95th
6th
47th
7th
89th
8th
67th
All
78th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
89th
3rd
29th
4th
32nd
5th
12th
6th
36th
7th
73rd
8th
63rd
All
46th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
41st
3rd
16th
4th
55th
5th
37th
6th
13th
7th
40th
8th
45th
All
33rd
 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? VERY STRONG
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? NEUTRAL
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? VERY STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? STRONG
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? VERY STRONG
Parent Survey Results ?
 
School Community: Do parents feel welcome and included in the school? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 0.0 1.3 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 0.0% 7.5% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 0.0 days 2.3 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 95.4% 95.0% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 93.9% 94.4% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 88.5% 81.4%
Teachers 99.9% 79.9%
Parents < 30% 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

Magnet Cluster (World Language/Dual Language)

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
  • After School All-Stars 
  • Community School 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
Creative
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Violin/Strings 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Parent and Community
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Literacy Workshops 
Scholastic
  • Tutoring 
Sports and Fitness
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
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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