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Kozminski Elementary Community Academy

Public | PK-8 | 404 students

 

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Posted June 29, 2013

I attended this school as did my siblings. This is a school in transition. This School has not been given the resources or money that Ray, Murray and other Surrounding schools receive. The teachers work very hard , but they do require the support of parents, not the opposition. It would almost appear that Kozminski has been set up to fail, but instead the staff, students, and Administration continues to rise to the occasion. Recognition for the contributions of both veteran and new teachers need to be recognize. This seems to big the only problem that needs work.


Posted December 29, 2012

THIS SCHOOL IS IMPROVING TREMENDIOUSLY. MY DAUGHTER IS IN PRE-K . I ADORE THE TEAHCER, AND THE TWO TEACHER ASSISTANTS. THEY DO THERE JOB VERY WELL . I HOME SCHOOL MY DAUGHTER ALOT, AND WITH HER IN THE PRE -K CLASS, IT HAS BEEN A BIG HELP. SHE IS VERY SMART, LEARNING MANY THINGS IN PRE-K. FROM PLEASE AND THANK YOU, TO SIGN LANGUAGE, TO COMPUTER SKILLS. WE DON'T NEED TO BLAME THE SCHOOLS SOLEY. WE NEED TO TAKE CHARGE IN OUR OWN CHILDRENS LIVES, AND HELP MUCH AS POSSIBLE RATHER BE AT HOMW WITH YOUR CHILD OR AT THE SCHOOL.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 9, 2012

I graduated from Kozminski and now my son is at Kozminski. Yes, there are frustrating things about Kozminski, but now that the administration has pretty much changed completely, I think that there is a much greater focus on the success of the children. Unfortunately CPS plays a major rold in what the children are learning, and when, so it may seem as though the teachers are not doing their jobs, but they are only doing what CPS is making them do. I always see returned work, and my son's teacher sends home all incomplete assignments so he can finish them. My son is not the fastest in development, and every one of his teachers works with him to help him improve. He went from making Cs and Ds to making As and Bs. No school is 100% perfect, but I'm happy with my son's progress, and that's what counts.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 29, 2012

THIS IS A SCHOOL HAT HA, NO PARENT INVOLVERMENT, THE KIDS FIGHT SO MUCH, THE TEACHER GIVE OUT A LOT OF HOMEWORK AND THEY DO NO GO OVER IT IN THR CLASS ROOM MS MILLER IS A TEACHER THAT GIVE KIDS ALL THIS WORK, AND SHE DO NOT GO OVER IT AND THE PARENT HAS TO TEACH THE CHILD THAT HOME WORK SHE IS A BALL OF STRESS, AND THIS SCHOOL IS ISAT IS BELOW THE LINE HOW CAN THIS SCHOOL GET BELOW A LINE THEY NEED TO CLOSE THIS SCHOOL DOWN THATS WHY TOOK MY CHILD OUT OF THIS SCHOOL, IT IS TOO MUCH FOR ME.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 18, 2010

I am a parent of a kozminski student. my child has been going there since pre k and is now in the 5th grade.... I have kept him in this school because of the scores and the fact that he is comfortable there. But at the same time a new reality has hit me.. The staff there are very strict on the younger kids but when it comes down to the older ones it as if they are terrified of them. Which causes them to feel like they can fight, vandilize property, curse etc... The staff needs to be more invovled in all the kids in every age bracket.... But as far as my child , my child wont be back to that school its time to find something better.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 13, 2009

Nice show on the outside - teachers are very competent - but they have no books for the children and the few books that they do have are now allowed to come home and the kids are walking around with 40 book bags on their backs all day. No lockers. This could be a really great school...if only they were teaching with books that are literary no longer in print. And therefore not allowed home for the children to study or for the partent to purchase - in addition it's been 10 weeks and I still have yet to see any corrected papers from either in class or homework that has been turned in. Someone needs to do something about this school other than give parents the run-around!!! At this point I am scared to death for any upcoming statewide testing and am currently looking for an alternate school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 1, 2009

kozminski community academy has excellent teachers who care about their students. my child has learned so much over the years attending kozminski. the discipline is a bit lacking and could be better enforced.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 25, 2009

I'd like to start by saying that Kozminski Academy is a good school with hard-working 'highly qualified' teachers. While we try to keep enrollment up, we accept kids from around the city. Many of these children have come from diferent backgrounds and surroundings. Our school has improved 6 straight years in a row (with only a handfull of other CPS schools system-wide). What we need to make this a great school is great parents who will step up and help rather than sit back and complain. The problems here are not the kids, teachers, or administration - it's the parents who hang around, spread gossip, and feed their need for entertainment and drama. It only takes a few 'bad apples' as they say...
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted January 29, 2009

The teaching staff overall is very professional and knowledgable. I have not witnessed the horrible things some of these reviews claim are going on. It almost sounds personal perhaps from a past employee??
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 17, 2008

I am appalled by the lack of responsibility this school takes. Parents drop kids off at 7:30am--no teacher or administrator provide adult supervision or program to protect these at-risk children. After the end-of-day school bell, children who are not bused back to their homes are left to supervise each other. Fighting in the street, property vandalism, horrifying language and even gambling ensues. Hopefully the CPS CEO recognizes this school, not far away from his home, is an under-performer and needs new leadership and mission. If one takes a gander at the school's webpage...this school ensures that their student reach a level of acheivement commensurate with their abilities. I call on the leadership to provide the highly structured environment promised, and provide these at-risk children with guidance and supervision!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 11, 2008

I think this school is a good school and every year there test scores go up. I feel that my child has been improving in her reading and math. She is also using bigger and more mature words and she is only in 4th grade so in my point of view I think this school is awesome.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 13, 2007

My child started pre-K this year, and they have a great program. My child is very happy at the school. Their music offerings for all greade levels are impressive. They must have made some changes at the school because I've seen orderly conduct in the hallways and classrooms when I've visited, and the students have been polite and courteous. Also, they've received recognition from the state for steadily increasing test scrores for the past 6 or 7 years.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 9, 2006

This school needs different and better leadership! The test scores call for an overhaul... Kozminski parents--stand up for your kids!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted October 9, 2005

This school lacks discipline, professionalism from staff and teacher's,and/or positive atmosphere. Put it this way any time a school discourages a parent from volunteering you know you are in a bad school. This school has teachers who do not and will not gain control in the classroom. The teacher's I have been involved with did not listen to their students. A Do not send your child to this school. My final words. Check out the school scores.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 11, 2005

Overall, I think students lack discipline and are somewhat out of control. Once school is out there is lots of cursing, shouting, running in the streets, wrestling, fighting, etc. Where's the administrative control?
—Submitted by a former student


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.

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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

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
53%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
53%
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

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
62%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
53%
Science

The state average for Science was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
44%
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

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
70%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
47%
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

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
65%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
70%
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

 
 
11%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
54%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
62%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
61%
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

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
56%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 60% in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
87%
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 Students21%
Female29%
Male12%
Black22%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Low income23%
Not low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities20%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students39%
Female52%
Male24%
Black38%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Low income40%
Not low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities43%
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 Students42%
Female27%
Male64%
Black39%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Low income40%
Not low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities45%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students43%
Female41%
Male47%
Black41%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Low income42%
Not low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities47%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students61%
Female59%
Male64%
Black61%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Low income60%
Not low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities68%
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 Students31%
Female41%
Male20%
Black31%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Low income30%
Not low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities35%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students28%
Female41%
Male13%
Black28%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Low income27%
Not low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities35%
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 Students39%
Female33%
Male50%
Black41%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Low income41%
Not low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities46%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students45%
Female48%
Male42%
Black47%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Low income44%
Not low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities50%
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 Students11%
Female19%
Male4%
Black11%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Low income12%
Not low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)0%
Students without disabilities16%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students28%
Female52%
Male5%
Black28%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Low income26%
Not low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)0%
Students without disabilities38%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students42%
Female75%
Male13%
Black42%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Low income39%
Not low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)36%
Students without disabilities44%
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 Students31%
Female26%
Male35%
Black32%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Low income31%
Not low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities36%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students45%
Female47%
Male41%
Black41%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Low income46%
Not low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities45%
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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46%
of schools in the state are Average
28%
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Math growth at this school

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Reading growth at this school

Below Average


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 97% 18%
Hispanic 2% 24%
Two or more races 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
White 0% 51%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

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Music teacher(s)
Nurse(s)
PE instructor(s)
School psychologist
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Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

School facilities
  • Computer lab
  • Science lab

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Music teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Music room
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Theory

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • French

Health & athletics

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

School Leader's name
  • Myron L Hester

Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • French

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • School psychologist
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
  • Security personnel
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Accessible via public transportation
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer lab
  • Gym
  • Internet access
  • Library
  • Music room
  • Playground
  • Science lab
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Volleyball
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Softball
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Theory
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936 East 54th Street
Chicago, IL 60615
Phone: (773) 535-0980

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