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School leader:  David Lewis
8130 S. California
Chicago, IL 60652

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(773) 434-4575
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"We are best known for our commitment to individual growth."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms
  • Transportation
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    None, Choir / Chorus, Dance, Drama, Drawing / Sketching...
  • World languages
    None
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Submitted by a parent · November 02, 2014
My son currently attends. On the good side, the school is very clean and well maintained. The teachers are great, and they are serious about doing their jobs. The kids, no matter how young or old, are very friendly. The staff is very hands on. For... more

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Submitted by a community member · September 10, 2014
This school is a horrible school most of the teachers there won't even help the whole class with their work I raise my hand and the teacher looked up , saw my hand , and started to do something on his phone . The phones are another thing . The... more

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Submitted by a parent · April 15, 2014
My son has attended this school since kindergarten and is now in 7th grade. He is doing well and I feel he will be ready for high school. The parking situation for after school pick up could use some help but overall the school is organized and... more

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Submitted by a parent · May 28, 2013
As others have said, the school day is long. Which is fine if you give an adequate amount of free time. Which this school doesn't. There are no robust activities as advertised by CICS. Students are reprimanded too quickly and harshly.

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CICS Wrightwood’s curriculum and instruction model is based upon a comprehensive scope and sequence of learning objectives and performance indicators for every core subject area defined by common core state standards in each discipline. Balanced Literacy/Writer's Workshop Saxon Math Core Knowledge 25% of Wrightwood's 8th grade students were accepted to selective enrollment high schools in 2011 On the 2011 ISAT, 77.5% of our students met/exceeded state standards; Math 82.3% met/exceeded; Composite 78.3% met/exceeded. The 8th grade class of 2011 achieved a composite Explore score of 15.1, exceeding the National norm Students have taken part in the Young Leaders Conference held in Washington D.C. Active parent involvement

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Last modified: May 26, 2016
Last modified CICS Wrightwood is a Charter school that serves grades K-8
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