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Hours 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Ms. Maria J McManus
District City Of Chicago School District 299
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
0
Languages
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught None
Academic themes / Areas of focus Engineering
Mathematics
Science
Technology
Instructional / curriculum models used STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered No

Support

10
Facilities
including: Playground
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Playground
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 34% 18%
Hispanic 28% 24%
White 18% 51%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 17% 4%
Two or more races 3% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 57% 49%
Female 49% 49%
Male 51% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
0
Clubs
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs None
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 4:15 AM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes

Teachers

14
Staff
including: School social worker / counselor
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Instructional aide / coach
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans shared with other schools
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 12/14/2012
# of applications received 1200
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 60
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

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