The Langston Hughes Team works to grow, inspire, and develop future leaders The mission of Langston Hughes School is to empower students to create positive change in their lives, their communities, and the world by providing rigorous instruction in a nurturing environment. Our school community takes pride in developing STEM leaders in a global society.

Langston Hughes offers a variety of diverse programming for our students and families.  Hughes provides students with Japanese language and culture classes, Visual Arts, Music, and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) classes.  Hughes offers students and families engaging events throughout the school year with our Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Team, Metropolitan Family Services, BAM, and other community organizations.  

 

School Rating ?

Level 2 ?

PROVISIONAL SUPPORT

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

424

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Kimbreana Lynette Taylor-Goode
Principal

Sonja Spiller
Assistant Principal

Hours


07:45 AM-02:45 PM
School Hours
7:30 AM
Earliest Drop Off
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
103
CTA Train
Red

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
95.5%
Hispanic
2.8%
White
0.2%
Other
1.4%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
84.7%
Limited English
3.1%
Mobility Rate ?
24.5%
Chronic Truancy ?
48.3%
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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

Preschool Instructional 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 ?
54th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
13th
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
6th
4th
99th
5th
45th
6th
61st
7th
54th
8th
45th
All
54th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
1st
4th
13th
5th
8th
6th
58th
7th
32nd
8th
27th
All
13th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
11th
3rd
3rd
4th
43rd
5th
23rd
6th
16th
7th
38th
8th
51st
All
21st
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
16th
3rd
2nd
4th
19th
5th
6th
6th
10th
7th
23rd
8th
15th
All
12th
 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? WEAK
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? 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? VERY WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 3.1 12.2 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 6.3% 12.1% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.3 days 1.7 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 92.8% 93.5% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 94.6% 93.6% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 94.0% 81.4%
Teachers 86.3% 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 (STEM)

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
  • Community School 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
Creative
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Dance 
  • Recorder 
  • Talent Show 
  • Web Design 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Targeted Interventions 
Life and Leadership
  • Boys/Girls Scouts 
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • Family Counseling/Support Group 
  • Family Nights 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Nutrition Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
Scholastic
  • Chess Team 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Language Club(s) (Spanish 
  • German 
  • Chinese 
  • etc) 
  • Math Team 
  • Science Club 
  • Science Lab 
  • Technology Club 
  • Writers Workshop 
Sports and Fitness
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Chess 
  • Conditioning and Fitness 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Jump Rope 
  • 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
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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