Beethoven Elementary School services the students in the south part of the Bronzeville community from Grades PreK through 8. Our facility includes computer labs, a math lab, a science lab, a mobile computer research lab and algebra classes that score high within CPS. Beethoven’s other services include an on-site health clinic, before- and after-school care partner, and high school and college preparatory opportunities.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2 ?

INTENSIVE SUPPORT

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

247

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Mellodie L Brown
Principal

Mrs. LaVerne Wright
Assistant Principal

Mrs. Lashonn Graham
Counselor

Mrs. Shirley Sherley
Counselor

Mr. Gustavo Del Real
Clerk

Mr. Andra Brown
Athletic Director

Hours


8:45 AM - 3:45 PM
School Hours
8:35 AM
Earliest Drop Off
3:45 PM -5:30 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
47
CTA Train
Red

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
98.0%
Hispanic
0.8%
White
1.2%
Other
0.0%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
96.4%
Limited English
0%
Mobility Rate ?
27%
Chronic Truancy ?
61.9%
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Preschool Instructional Program:

Yes

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
PARTIALLY ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
60th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
37th
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 AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
99th
4th
57th
5th
6th
6th
76th
7th
71st
8th
62nd
All
60th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
43rd
4th
22nd
5th
7th
6th
85th
7th
41st
8th
78th
All
37th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
7th
3rd
16th
4th
22nd
5th
30th
6th
37th
7th
17th
8th
32nd
All
22nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
2nd
3rd
3rd
4th
6th
5th
5th
6th
18th
7th
3rd
8th
21st
All
8th
 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? STRONG
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? WEAK
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? STRONG
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? WEAK
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? STRONG
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? NEUTRAL
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 8.8 0.3 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 16.3% 1.8% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.7 days 1.0 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 91.3% 92.6% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 92.1% 93.6% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 63.9% 81.4%
Teachers 77.8% 79.9%
Parents 38% 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
  • After School All-Stars 
  • Community School 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
  • Performing Arts 
Creative
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Culinary Classes 
  • Dance 
  • Drawing 
  • Fundamentals/Theory of Music 
  • Guitar 
  • Mosaics 
  • Murals 
  • Painting 
  • Paper Making 
  • Percussion 
  • Photography 
  • Piano/Keyboard 
  • Pottery 
  • Sewing 
  • Sketching 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Student Music Club 
  • Talent Show 
  • Tap/Ballet/Jazz Dance 
  • Weekend Enrichment 
  • Woodwork 
Health and Wellness
  • Common Threads 
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Nutrition Workshop 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • School-based Health Centers 
  • Targeted Interventions 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Life and Leadership
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Aerobics 
  • Art Appreciation 
  • Art Therapy 
  • Art Workshops 
  • Community Service 
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • CPR Classes 
  • Enrichment Classes 
  • Family Counseling/Support Group 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Gang Awareness Workshop 
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Leadership Development For Parents 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Music Appreciation 
  • Music Workshops 
  • Nutrition Club 
  • Nutrition Workshops 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Safety Workshops 
  • Self-Esteem Workshops 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
Scholastic
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Learning Lab 
  • Science Club 
  • Science Lab 
  • Spelling Team 
  • Technology Club 
  • Tutoring 
  • Writers Workshop 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Softball 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Exercise 
  • Fitness Basics 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls on Track 
  • Girls’ Baseball 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Tennis 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Pom-Pon 
  • Soccer 
  • Softball 
  • Tennis 
  • Touch Football 
  • Volleyball 
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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