White Career Academy is a small community school focused on building a strong rigorous academic program in the areas of literacy, math, science, and social studies. White has partnerships with Communities In Schools of Chicago, FOUS, Field Museum, and Chicago Park District, and has a chapter membership with the National Beta Club.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2+ ?

PROVISIONAL SUPPORT

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

124

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Maya A Sadder
Principal

Josephine Richardson
Assistant Principal

Hours


08:15 AM-03:15 PM
School Hours

 

Public Transit


Not Reported

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
97.6%
Hispanic
2.4%
White
0.0%
Other
0.0%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
94.4%
Limited English
2.4%
Mobility Rate ?
22.6%
Chronic Truancy ?
41%
 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 2+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
30th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
78th
National Average 50th percentile

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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
1st
4th
1st
5th
13th
6th
89th
7th
89th
8th
18th
All
30th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
34th
4th
8th
5th
9th
6th
99th
7th
99th
8th
96th
All
78th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
5th
3rd
4th
4th
8th
5th
23rd
6th
42nd
7th
63rd
8th
20th
All
19th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
3rd
3rd
4th
4th
8th
5th
15th
6th
40th
7th
51st
8th
73rd
All
24th
 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? NEUTRAL
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? NEUTRAL
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? NEUTRAL
Parent Survey Results ?
 
School Community: Do parents feel welcome and included in the school? STRONG
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? NEUTRAL
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? VERY WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 0.0 0.6 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 0.0% 5.9% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 0.0 days 2.0 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 94.1% 95.1% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 95.0% 95.6% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 93.5% 81.4%
Teachers 68.8% 79.9%
Parents 54% 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 
Creative
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Dance 
  • Fundamentals/Theory of Music 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Life and Leadership
  • Peer Mentors 
Parent and Community
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
  • Walking 
Scholastic
  • Homework Help 
  • Real Men Read 
  • Technology Club 
  • Young Authors 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Double Dutch 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • 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) 2012-2014
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) 2016-2018
Healthy CPS Report 2018
Healthy CPS Report 2017
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