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 3 ?

INTENSIVE SUPPORT

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

351

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
89.7%
Hispanic
5.4%
White
0.3%
Other
4.6%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
90.6%
Limited English
2.8%
Mobility Rate ?
11.5%
Chronic Truancy ?
44.3%
 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 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 3 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
FAR BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
PARTIALLY ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
34th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
4th
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 BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
1st
4th
31st
5th
59th
6th
5th
7th
25th
8th
92nd
All
34th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
1st
4th
5th
5th
1st
6th
7th
7th
69th
8th
3rd
All
4th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
7th
3rd
1st
4th
2nd
5th
13th
6th
1st
7th
19th
8th
7th
All
4th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
2nd
3rd
1st
4th
1st
5th
3rd
6th
1st
7th
22nd
8th
6th
All
2nd
 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? WEAK
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? VERY STRONG
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? 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? STRONG
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 3.4 7.0 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 78.6% 88.0% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.0 days 2.4 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 95.0% 94.1% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 93.9% 93.1% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 82.1% 81.4%
Teachers 58.8% 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

Open Enrollment

Deadline:  12/14/2018
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 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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