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INFINITY HS

Infinity Math Science and Technology High School

3120 S Kostner Ave Chicago, IL 60623

www.infinityhs.org 773-535-4225 773-535-4270 (Fax)

Infinity is a Level 1+ High School. Students describe its learning environment as nurturing and its instructional programs as challenging. The school has shown strong and steady gains in student achievement. This is reflected in its inclusion as a top school in the state according to U.S. News and World Reports.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

9-12

# of Students

383

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Charles Naphtali Smith
Principal

Erin Walker
Assistant Principal

Isela Contreras
Business Manager

Hours


8:00 am-3:15 pm
School Hours
8:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
HS Freshman Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
53, 53A, 54, 82

Demographics ?


Asian
0.3%
Black
1.3%
Hispanic
98.4%
White
0.0%
Other
0.0%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
95.8%
Limited English
17.0%
Mobility Rate ?
2.2%
Chronic Truancy ?
26.2%
 0
100

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

Spanish, Spanish for Heritage Speakers

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

No

Title I Eligible:

Yes

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
MET EXPECTATIONS ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
SAT Average ?
956
CPS Average 969
5-Year Cohort Graduation Rate ?
95.1%
CPS Average 78.2%
College Enrollment ?
79.7%
CPS Average 68.2%

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Student Growth By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Student Growth (percentile)
9th Grade (PSAT 9) Cohort
98th
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Reading
50th
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Math
28th
11th Grade (SAT) Reading
33rd
11th Grade (SAT) Math
34th
11th Grade (SAT) Cohort
71st
0
50
99
Median
Student Attainment By Grade Level MET EXPECTATIONS ?
Student Attainment (Percent Meeting College Readiness Benchmarks)
9th Grade (PSAT 9)
52.8%
10th Grade (PSAT 10)
34.8%
11th Grade (SAT)
36.6%
All
41.6%
 0
50
100
Majority of Students
This School's Average Score
PSAT 9 - 869
PSAT 10 - 884
SAT - 956
Progress Toward Graduation and College
Freshman On Track
School (2018)
91.6%
CPS (2018)
89.4%
School (2017)
94.0%
CPS (2017)
88.7%
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100
4 Year Graduation
School (2018)
92.5%
CPS (2018)
75.6%
School (2017)
93.8%
CPS (2017)
74.7%
 0
100
5 Year Graduation
School (2018)
95.1%
CPS (2018)
78.2%
School (2017)
91.6%
CPS (2017)
77.5%
 0
100
College Enrollment ?
School (2018)
79.7%
CPS (2018)
68.2%
School (2017)
66.0%
CPS (2017)
59.8%
 0
100
College Persistence
School (2018)
76.5%
CPS (2018)
72.3%
School (2017)
58.2%
CPS (2017)
71.9%
 0
100
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? STRONG
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? 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? WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 0.5 1.0 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 11.1% 11.1% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 3.0 days 1.5 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 92.8% 93.1% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 95.5% 94.7% 95%
1 Year Dropout Rate 1.2% 0.7% 6.4%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 88.7% 81.4%
Teachers 81.8% 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

STEM

Deadline:  12/6/2019
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
General Education and 504 Plan students: Minimum percentile of 55 in both reading and math on NWEA MAP, minimum 2.0 GPA in 7th grade, and 7th grade minimum attendance percentage of 93.

IEP and EL students: Minimum combined percentile of 110 in reading and math on NWEA MAP, minimum 2.0 GPA in 7th grade, and 7th grade minimum attendance percentage of 93.
Selections
Eligible students who live within the school's attendance boundary can be admitted automatically to the Little Village Lawndale High School campus. The specific school from which the student receives an offer is dependent upon the order that the school is ranked on the student’s application.

Eligible students who live outside of the school's attendance boundary are randomly selected by computerized lottery. The lottery is conducted in the following order: sibling, staff preference, general.
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How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.
In-School Programs   ?
  • AP (9) 
  • AVID 
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Community School 
  • Pre-Engineering 
College and Career
  • ACT/SAT Prep Courses 
  • College Tours 
Creative
  • Film and Video 
  • Guitar 
  • Photography 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • School-based Health Centers 
Life and Leadership
  • Activism/Social Impact Clubs 
  • Environmental Club 
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Mikva Challenge 
  • Mock Trial 
  • Model U.N. 
  • Student Ambassadors 
Parent and Community
  • Art Workshops 
  • Computer/Technology Workshops 
  • Crafts Workshop 
  • Family Breakfasts 
  • Field Trip 
  • Fitness Classes 
  • Fitness For Parents 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Safe Passage 
Scholastic
  • Advanced Placement 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Chicago History Fair 
  • Evening School 
  • Homework Help 
  • Summer School 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Tutoring 
  • Yearbook Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Baseball 
  • Basketball 
  • Bicycle 
  • Boys’ Baseball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Softball 
  • Boys’ Swimming 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Boys’ Water Polo 
  • Fast Pitch 
  • Football 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Swimming 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Girls’ Water Polo 
  • Pom-Pon 
  • Soccer 
  • Softball 
  • Wrestling 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 2018
High School Progress Report - English 2018
High School Progress Report - Spanish 2018
School Quality Rating Report 2017
High School Progress Report - English 2017
High School Progress Report - Spanish 2017
School Quality Rating Report 2016
High School Progress Report - English 2016
High School Progress Report - Spanish 2016
School Quality Rating Report 2015
High School Progress Report - English 2015
High School Progress Report - Spanish 2015
School Quality Rating Report 2014
Financial
Report Name Date Download
School Segment Report 2010
Building
Report Name Date Download
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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