North River is a small school that takes pride in its multicultural community and offers a firm curriculum that emphasizes progress for English Language Learners and students with disabilities. Parents applaud the small, safe, and nurturing environment North River has created.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

299

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Jaime Sanchez
Principal

Luz Borges-Caraballo
Assistant Principal

Hours


07:45 AM-02:45 PM
School Hours
7:30 AM
Earliest Drop Off
2:45 PM to 5:30 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
78
CTA Train
Brown

Demographics ?


Asian
3.0%
Black
1.3%
Hispanic
86.0%
White
7.0%
Other
2.7%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
87.3%
Limited English
54.8%
Mobility Rate ?
4.3%
Chronic Truancy ?
16.8%
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

Spanish

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

No

Refugee Services:

No

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Preschool Inclusive Program:

Yes

Preschool Instructional Program:

Yes

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
92nd
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
69th
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
94th
4th
69th
5th
83rd
6th
89th
7th
99th
8th
90th
All
92nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
33rd
4th
92nd
5th
78th
6th
60th
7th
39th
8th
83rd
All
69th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
65th
3rd
62nd
4th
68th
5th
65th
6th
76th
7th
87th
8th
92nd
All
77th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
49th
3rd
45th
4th
57th
5th
72nd
6th
77th
7th
66th
8th
96th
All
72nd
 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? VERY STRONG
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? 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? NEUTRAL
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? STRONG
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? STRONG
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 1.2 1.5 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 22.2% 38.5% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 3.0 days 1.4 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 95.9% 95.8% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 95.8% 95.0% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 96.7% 81.4%
Teachers 92.9% 79.9%
Parents 74% 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
This school does not have an attendance boundary. Students 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.
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 
Creative
  • Dance 
  • Guitar 
  • Modern/Hip-Hop Dance 
  • Talent Show 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Life and Leadership
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
Parent and Community
  • Dance Classes 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Fitness For Parents 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
Scholastic
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Chess Team 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Spelling Team 
  • Technology Club 
  • Writers Workshop 
  • Yearbook Club 
  • Young Authors 
Sports and Fitness
  • Basketball 
  • Chess 
  • Dance 
  • Exercise 
  • Girls on the Run 
  • Girls on Track 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Running 
  • Soccer 
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