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 2 ?

PROVISIONAL SUPPORT

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

572

School Type

Neighborhood ?

Faculty


Ms.Jacqueline J Menoni
Principal

Taranika Sanders
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
1.0%
Black
27.3%
Hispanic
67.1%
White
3.5%
Other
1.0%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
92.5%
Limited English
8.7%
Mobility Rate ?
11.2%
Chronic Truancy ?
37.9%
 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 2017-2018

2017 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
PARTIALLY ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth 2017 ?
46th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2017 ?
35th
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
66th
4th
7th
5th
13th
6th
59th
7th
16th
8th
92nd
All
46th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
68th
4th
1st
5th
84th
6th
4th
7th
26th
8th
53rd
All
35th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
11th
3rd
28th
4th
41st
5th
13th
6th
23rd
7th
25th
8th
70th
All
30th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
9th
3rd
17th
4th
15th
5th
19th
6th
3rd
7th
11th
8th
31st
All
15th
 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? NEUTRAL
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? VERY WEAK
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? NEUTRAL
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? NEUTRAL
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? NEUTRAL
2017 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 ?
2016 2017 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 7.4 9.7 5.8
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 45.5% 48.1% 16.3%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.7 days 1.6 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2016 2017 District Average
Student attendance 94.0% 91.5% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 90.9% 89.9% 90.1%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 76.0% 82.2%
Teachers 90.9% 80.9%
Parents < 30% ---

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

IB Middle Years Programme

Deadline:  12/22/2017
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 Standard 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 Standard 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 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 2017