Jose de Diego offers a Personalized Learning Curriculum for K-5. This focuses heavily on technology integration with 1:1 iPad devices in all classes. Each grade level has a lounge space for social growth and independent work. 

In Middle school students remain with 1:1 technology, utilizing Chromebooks for the IB curriculum.

Offerings also include music from Ravinia Teaching Artists and Foundations of Music, Chicago Children's Chorus, award winning Silver and Gold Bands Social and Emotional Learning sections in all grade levels, Art Therapy, a recently upgraded, full Apple Digital Art Lab, .

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

PROVISIONAL SUPPORT

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

588

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Ms.Jacqueline J Menoni
Principal

Tara Gallagher-Abello
Assistant Principal

Mary Rawlins, PhD
School Counselor

Phil Ducato
Building Engineer

Daniel Clingman
Technology Coordinator, Digital Communications

Hours


08:45 AM - 03:45 PM
School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
49, 70

Demographics ?


Asian
1.2%
Black
25.3%
Hispanic
66.0%
White
3.9%
Other
3.6%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
88.6%
Limited English
11.1%
Mobility Rate ?
9.5%
Chronic Truancy ?
32.6%
 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

Significantly Modified Curriculum w/ Intensive Supports Program:

Yes

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
92nd
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
84th
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 FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
99th
4th
86th
5th
78th
6th
89th
7th
56th
8th
98th
All
92nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
98th
4th
26th
5th
99th
6th
23rd
7th
57th
8th
85th
All
84th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
49th
3rd
29th
4th
29th
5th
38th
6th
27th
7th
39th
8th
51st
All
38th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
33rd
3rd
35th
4th
8th
5th
60th
6th
12th
7th
10th
8th
28th
All
25th
 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? STRONG
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? NEUTRAL
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? STRONG
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 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 9.7 12.0 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 48.1% 58.6% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.6 days 1.4 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 91.5% 93.0% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 94.4% 95.5% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 84.7% 81.4%
Teachers 87.0% 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 (International Baccalaureate Middle Years)

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.

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
  • Child-Parent Center (CPC) 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
Creative
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Choir/Chorus 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • First Aid Training 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Physical Education 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Life and Leadership
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Peer Mentors 
Parent and Community
  • Art Appreciation 
  • Community Service 
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • CPR Classes 
  • Crafts Workshop 
  • Crafts Workshops 
  • Dance Classes 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Counseling/Support Group 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Fitness Classes 
  • Fitness For Parents 
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Leadership Development For Parents 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Nutrition Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Advocacy 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Safety Workshops 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
  • Walking 
Scholastic
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • WITS (Working in the Schools) 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • 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 2017
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) 2016-2018
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) Year 1 2012-2014
Healthy CPS Report 2018
Healthy CPS Report 2017