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Clissold Elementary School

Public | K-8 | 579 students

 

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Posted May 11, 2014

this school is good except parents dont know what really goes on in school all these parents are saying that this is such a great school well its not. i love the teachers her but its the principle she doesnt do anything. Our best vice principle left about 4 weeks during the beginning of the school year. doesnt that sound odd to you that she left so early. i learn at this school i do but another thing i hate is how some students are so mean the teachers dont even do anyhting all they do is just say oh you have indoor recess . well thats not good enough and let me tell you the best part the teachers put so much pressure on you to get to your nwea goal. I know its important but it makes some kids worried. Last year a teacher said there will be no pizza party if only one child doesnt get their nwea score do you even understand how much pressure that is on a child.Another teacher said if students get their nwea goal they can have ice cream but if you dont then you wont have ice cream now if that isnt cruel then tell me what is.


Posted January 29, 2014

Great School that isn't just about test scores. I have several children at Clissold and I couldn't be happier. The schoolwork is challenging and interesting for my children. The Montessori program includes things other than academics and test prep like lots of field trips, nature programs, recess, and fine arts. I also like the IB program and I think it is preparing my child for high school. The teachers and principal all work hard and care about my children. Mrs Grason has improved the school so much with the expanded Montessori program and how she has handled the longer school day. Thank you to the teachers and Mrs Grason for all their hard work.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 14, 2014

I agree with the other Parent...the principle can not handle the children at Clissold...she is rude her self!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 14, 2014

As a parent of 2 children at Clissold as well as a CPS teacher I could not be happier at Clissold. The teachers care so much for the students and I find Connie Grason very approachable. She has made great changes at Clissold.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 13, 2014

This school really needs a new Principle. She lets these kids 6th - 8th grade get away with anything. There is no discipline and are just disrespectful. So when your child is starts 6th grade really think about sending them somewhere else. A Concern Parent
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 9, 2013

My child graduated from here and is a freshman at Brooks College Prep now. She is doing well academically and I know its because of Clissold and myself. Kids from here norm as lly go to, Lincoln Park, Brooks, Whitney Young, Jones and CHSAS. Plus nearby catjolic high schools. So Clissold is doing its job very well.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 11, 2013

Clissold is a wonderful school and we are a work in progress. I believe that all schools should forever increase ways to make learning a viable environment. My children enjoy learning at Clissold. We are a level 1 school performing at high levels with the resources we have. Our teachers are excellent and nuture the gift of learning within each child. Our principal looks out for each of her children and knows all by name & face. Our children are not just a number. That tells me that she is concern about her school. I am not sure about the post on September 2, 2013 but my encounters with the office personnel has always been a positive interaction. In fact I was recently in the office and visitors arrived and commented that this is a "Happy School" because the atmosphere was happy the teachers, parents and personal all said "good morning" and set the tone for the day. I like the school and believe that we can learn to do better. Thank you for the post on Sept 2 because we will grow from that incident and I am sorry that you experience a negative interaction.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 3, 2013

The Montessori program is amazing. Most children leave the school with a real academic advantage. The teachers and staff are the best around. I know CPS is a turnoff for alot of families, but it is a great neighborhood school that more people should consider.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 2, 2013

I honestly hate this school, the principal is terrible, the administration in the main office is terrible! They don't Speak, they're rude, i just can't wait to take my kids up out of that school. My ratings is terrible don't do it for your sake and the children
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 27, 2013

Clissold fosters a support and diverse community. The principals and teachers are wonderful. My two children thrive, challenged academically and have wonderful friends. During trying times with CPS and the budget cuts, our principal did an outstanding job saving our flagship programs and extracurricular programs. Our family is lucky to have such a wonderful resource.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 15, 2012

I am a parent of a kindergartener at this school. I am extremely happy with the teacher my son has. She is extremely caring and patient with the children. My son can not wait to get to school. She has really fostered his love of learning. A previous poster has said negative things about this teacher. I am not sure how much time she has spent there but I am there very often and have never seen anything that she is describing. She truly cares for these children. As for the field trip on the Metra, it was completely safe. I have done this many times before. There are enough chaperones so that there is an adult to every 3 to 4 children. Metra does not allow any other passengers on the cars with the students. It was a fun day and the children got to go and see the Harold Washington Library. To address the teacher aide. She is very good and is a much needed asset to this room. With 34 children it was very busy and hectic in the room. She is very sweet and the kids love her. I am very thankful that the LSC approved funds to hire her. In an ideal situation the class would be divided into 2 classes. This is not possible there is no room and no funds for another teacher.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 23, 2012

This is a great school the teachers really take time with each child. The monetsori program is the best. My son looks forward to school every day.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 24, 2010

Clissold is a school that is unstable when it comes to retaining good test scores and maintaining diversity. It needs a strong PTA. E.g. this year the test scores dropped by 5%. And the school is only 30% White in 2009, as opposed to 45% White in 1999. Clissold is having trouble keeping good teachers, find a stable principal and out of district students... They are even wearing uniforms the upcoming year! Clissold needs to take the route of nearby Sutherland and shape up or ship out. Despite all of this, the school does post the some of the highest test scores on the southside, and sends students to the selective enrollment schools every year (the year i graduated, 8 students went to Whitney Young)


Posted April 28, 2009

I have two children at Clissold and I have never been more disappointed in a school. My daughter previously attended a high-level private school. Her standardized scores were in the 90th percentile. Recently, she was just tested on the ISEE, for independant private schools. Her scores dropped to the 60s and 50s. That's after three years at Clissold. I believe the school is unaccountable, even hostile, towards parents. The previous principal, Mr. Podsiadlik, was trying to make needed changes and was run out of the school by the PTA, LSC and staff. The staff wants status quo and not to be challenged on their skills. I regret having put my children in their care. This school is a microcosm of what is wrong with public education. My children will be in private schools this Fall.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 16, 2009

I am a concerned parent of three Clissold students. Our new principal does not seem to respect the ideas of the staff. The atmosphere of the school is being ruined by this man. People have worked long and hard on an excellent neighborhood school to have it run into the ground.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 14, 2008

I think Clissold is a great school they offer a strong focus on academic and my son enjoys the challenge which keeps me encouraged that my son is getting a competitive education.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 7, 2008

Excellent school! My daughter has been a student for the past two years & I have seen a significant amount of improvement in her grades and study habits. Clissold has a rigorous curriculum and definitely prepares students to be successful in high school in making a smooth transition.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 17, 2007

Clissold is one of the best school's in the morgan pak/beverly area its just the school has to many flaws like your child will come home with tons of homework even when I went to clissold it was just like this, if your child is being put in the 7th or 8th grade make sure there reading tecaher is mrs.clay she is the best she'll let your child know what to expect in the real world and she'll let your childs minds go to good work like plays and short stories.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 9, 2007

My child has been attending Clissold for two years now. The more he is there, the more negative things I learn about it. The principle picks and chooses what she will fix and what she will sweep under the rug. The stink starts at the head.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 6, 2006

School and a great monessorry program. Good principal, gerat teachers. One of the only full day kindergardens
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
88%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
85%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
92%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
69%
Science

The state average for Science was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
81%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
67%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
79%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
96%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
82%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
90%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
88%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 60% in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
91%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

All Students47%
Female44%
Male50%
Black27%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White94%
Low income30%
Non-low income66%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities51%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students60%
Female61%
Male58%
Black42%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Low income39%
Non-low income83%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities68%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

The different student groups are identified by the Illinois State Board of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

All Students71%
Female74%
Male69%
Black68%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White89%
Low income54%
Non-low income87%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities77%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students65%
Female82%
Male50%
Black58%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White89%
Low income56%
Non-low income73%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities70%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students88%
Female93%
Male83%
Black82%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White100%
Low income81%
Non-low income93%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities90%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

The different student groups are identified by the Illinois State Board of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

All Students66%
Female70%
Male62%
Black61%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White92%
Low income53%
Non-low income77%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities71%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students63%
Female70%
Male57%
Black56%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White92%
Low income50%
Non-low income74%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities67%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

The different student groups are identified by the Illinois State Board of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

All Students58%
Female83%
Male36%
Black50%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Low income32%
Non-low income79%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities64%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students70%
Female90%
Male52%
Black61%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Low income48%
Non-low income88%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities75%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

The different student groups are identified by the Illinois State Board of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

All Students63%
Female56%
Male68%
Black56%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White83%
Low income46%
Non-low income84%
Students with disabilities (IEP)20%
Students without disabilities75%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students61%
Female66%
Male58%
Black60%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Low income51%
Non-low income74%
Students with disabilities (IEP)7%
Students without disabilities76%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students82%
Female75%
Male87%
Black74%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Low income72%
Non-low income94%
Students with disabilities (IEP)53%
Students without disabilities89%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

The different student groups are identified by the Illinois State Board of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

All Students58%
Female63%
Male52%
Black59%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White60%
Low income62%
Non-low income54%
Students with disabilities (IEP)18%
Students without disabilities68%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students56%
Female60%
Male52%
Black54%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White60%
Low income66%
Non-low income46%
Students with disabilities (IEP)27%
Students without disabilities64%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

The different student groups are identified by the Illinois State Board of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

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How schools in the state rate:

26%
of schools in the state are Below average
46%
of schools in the state are Average
28%
of schools in the state are Above average

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Reading growth at this school

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1 Test scores are based on 2012-13 ISAT results from the state of Illinois.

2 This rating is based on 2012-13 value table growth scores from the state of Illinois.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 60% 18%
White 32% 51%
Hispanic 7% 24%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Art teacher(s)
Music teacher(s)
PE instructor(s)
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Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

School facilities
  • Computer lab

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
Visual arts
  • Design
Music
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Theory

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • PE instructor(s)
School facilities
  • Gym
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Constance M Grimm-Grason

Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Auditorium
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer lab
  • Gym
  • Internet access
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
  • Playground
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
Girls sports
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Design
Music
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Theory
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Parent involvement
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2350 West 110th Place
Chicago, IL 60643
Phone: (773) 535-2560

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