Details overview

Hours 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM
School leader Mauricio E Segovia
District City Of Chicago School District 299
Transportation options Yes
Preschool capacity 80

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school Magnet
Coed/Single-gender Mixto

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Mathematics
Music
Performing arts
Science
Special Education
Social justice
Technology
Visual arts
World languages
Writing

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
4
Music
including: Band
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Rock band
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Poetry
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish

Support

12
Facilities
including: Parent involvement center
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Parent involvement center
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Special education programs Inclusive classroom
Special education resource room
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Emotional behavioral disabilities
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
English Language Learner programs Dual language programs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old
Certified and/or licensed Yes
Days open Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Preschool meals offered Breakfast
Required credentials for lead staff Bachelor's degree
Teaching credential
% of early learning staff that holds a credential or certification 76%-100%
Maximum number of infants per adult 0
Maximum number of toddlers per adult 0
Maximum number of 2 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 3 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 4 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of kindergartners per adult 0
Maximum number of school-age children per adult 0

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 84% 25%
Black 11% 18%
White 4% 50%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 49% 49%
Male 51% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 95% N/A
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

7
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
7
Boys Sports
including: Track
5
Clubs
including: Community service
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Flag football
Soccer
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Flag football
Soccer
Track
Volleyball
Clubs Book / reading club
Community service
Homework help / Study buddy club
Science club
Student council / government
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Selective Enrollments H.S. in CPS
  Neighborhood High Schools
  IB or Academic Centers

Awards

Community service award Silver Recognition for Healthy School Choice
Year received 2012
Community service award Go for the GOLD School
Year received 2013

Teachers

14
Staff
including: Assistant principal
Staff Assistant principal
Behavioral health specialist
Coach(es)
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
Reading specialist
School counselor
School psychologist
Security personnel
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Transportation provided for special education students
Accessible via public transportation
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Holland And Knight www.hklaw.com
  LSNA www.lsna.net

Enrollment

Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Apply to the school
Type of application deadline Rolling
Application submission begins 05/01/2015
# of applications received 36
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 36
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2013-2014
Students by group NCES, 2013-2014