Robert Nathaniel Dett Elementary School

Mission Statement:

Our mission at Robert Nathaniel Dett Elementary School is to provide students with a safe and nurturing, high quality public education where all students develop the critical thinking skills necessary to be successful in college, career and life.

Vision Statement:            

Students at Robert Nathaniel Dett Elementary School will be engaged in a rigorous instructional program that will allow them to embrace learning, think critically, achieve at their personal best, and build their emotional, social and physical well-being.

Learner’s Creed

I believe in myself and my ability to do my very best at all times. I will respect myself and others and make wise choices. I am determined to make a positive impact in the world.We are Dett School and We Achieve Academic Excellence!

Slogan: Achieving Academic Excellence

Mascot: Roadrunner

 

School Rating ?

Level 2+ ?

INTENSIVE SUPPORT

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

361

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Heather G Hampton
Principal

Mr. James Walton
Assistant Principal

Shana Robinson
Case Manager

Kimberly Tate
Counselor

Keely Mendenhall
Social Worker

Kim Woods
Clerk

Hours


08:45 AM-03:45 PM
School Hours
8:40 AM
Earliest Drop Off
4:00 PM-5:00PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
20, 49

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
92.0%
Hispanic
6.1%
White
0.3%
Other
1.7%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
98.3%
Limited English
2.8%
Mobility Rate ?
NOT YET AVAILABLE
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT YET AVAILABLE
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full and Half Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Preschool Inclusive Program:

Yes

Preschool Instructional Program:

Yes

Significantly Modified Curriculum w/ Intensive Supports Program:

Yes

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
78th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
81st
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
98th
4th
87th
5th
92nd
6th
30th
7th
82nd
8th
76th
All
78th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
79th
4th
88th
5th
97th
6th
63rd
7th
64th
8th
64th
All
81st
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
6th
3rd
13th
4th
4th
5th
30th
6th
15th
7th
7th
8th
44th
All
12th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
2nd
3rd
6th
4th
2nd
5th
19th
6th
7th
7th
6th
8th
37th
All
8th
 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? STRONG
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? WEAK
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? NEUTRAL
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? STRONG
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? VERY WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2018 2019 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 7.0 9.8 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 88.0% 22.7% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.4 days 2.5 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 94.1% 92.8% 92.8%
Teacher attendance --- --- ---
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 60.2% 81.4%
Teachers 74.2% 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: 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 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Targeted Interventions 
Life and Leadership
  • Boys/Girls Scouts 
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Family Nights 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Science Club 
  • Technology Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls on the Run 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Volleyball 
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 2019
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2018
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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