The Carter G. Woodson Elementary School adds a diverse perspective to learning by integrating African and African-American history and culture into a rigorous curriculum that includes but is not limited to a literature-based reading program and high school readiness mathematics. Woodson has several community partnerships.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

297

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Tamara Nakia Littlejohn
Principal

Jerome Holland
Other

Hours


09:00 AM-04:00 PM
School Hours
08:45 AM
Earliest Drop Off

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
3, 4, 43, 47
CTA Train
Green

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
96.0%
Hispanic
3.0%
White
0.0%
Other
1.0%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
75.8%
Limited English
1.0%
Mobility Rate ?
23.7%
Chronic Truancy ?
55.5%
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Significantly Modified Curriculum w/ Intensive Supports Program:

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 ?
50th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
66th
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
83rd
5th
97th
6th
18th
7th
21st
8th
78th
All
50th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
21st
4th
91st
5th
49th
6th
97th
7th
54th
8th
34th
All
66th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
8th
3rd
8th
4th
38th
5th
37th
6th
39th
7th
57th
8th
60th
All
33rd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
12th
3rd
10th
4th
19th
5th
16th
6th
18th
7th
47th
8th
54th
All
25th
 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? STRONG
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? VERY 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? 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? NEUTRAL
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 5.0 1.2 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 48.6% 40.0% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.7 days 3.3 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 93.3% 93.7% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 94.0% 93.6% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 81.4% 81.4%
Teachers 78.1% 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:  12/6/2019
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
  • Early Childhood Program 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Scholastic
  • Additional Learning Opportunities (ALO) 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
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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