Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Mauricio E Segovia
District City Of Chicago School District 299
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Extended / longer school day
Block scheduling

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus World languages
Humanities
Mathematics
Music
Science
Special Education
Social justice
Technology
Visual arts
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Adult education
Advanced placement (AP) courses
GED
Individually guided instruction
Reggio Emilia
Standards-based

Classes

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

Support

14
Facilities
including: Gym
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Parent involvement center
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Emotional behavioral disabilities
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 87% 24%
Black 9% 18%
White 3% 51%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 4%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 49% 49%
N/A 51% 51%
Male 51% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 94% 49%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

7
Girls Sports
including: Flag football
7
Boys Sports
including: Track
6
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
Chess club
Community service
Homework help / Study buddy club
Science club
Student council / government
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Parent Mentor Program
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

18
Staff
including: Special education coordinator
Staff Art teacher
Assistant principal
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
Nurse
PE instructor
Reading specialist
School psychologist
School counselor
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
Transportation options (misc.) CTA card for STLS
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Holland And Knight www.hklaw.com
  LSNA www.lsna.net

Enrollment

Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 36
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 36
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012