The Johnson School of Excellence is located in the community of North Lawndale. The focus of The Johnson School of Excellence is to provide the highest quality educational options and nurture the developing minds of our children. We also provide students with many opportunities for extracurricular enhancement

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

347

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Takia J Foster
Principal

Talisa Martin
Assistant Principal

Hours


08:45 AM-03:45 PM
School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
12, 18, 52

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
94.2%
Hispanic
3.2%
White
0.9%
Other
1.7%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
100.0%
Limited English
0.3%
Mobility Rate ?
21.6%
Chronic Truancy ?
33.6%
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

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 ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
54th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
77th
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
30th
4th
55th
5th
57th
6th
58th
7th
60th
8th
55th
All
54th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
13th
4th
99th
5th
90th
6th
13th
7th
90th
8th
82nd
All
77th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
6th
3rd
11th
4th
10th
5th
52nd
6th
34th
7th
22nd
8th
35th
All
22nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
17th
3rd
21st
4th
34th
5th
48th
6th
26th
7th
17th
8th
27th
All
28th
 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? NEUTRAL
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? WEAK
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? NEUTRAL
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? STRONG
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 2.3 3.7 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 11.8% 31.4% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.7 days 2.2 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 95.6% 96.3% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 95.8% 96.3% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 64.1% 81.4%
Teachers 69.4% 79.9%
Parents 47% 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
  • Community School 
  • Early Childhood Program 
Creative
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Musicals 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • School-based Health Centers 
Scholastic
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Baseball 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Football 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ 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) 2016-2018
Healthy CPS Report 2018
Healthy CPS Report 2017
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