Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Michael Beyer, Ed.D., NBCT
District City Of Chicago School District 299
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used Direct instruction
Project-based
Standards-based

Classes

0
Visual Arts
2
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
0
Languages
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts None
Dance
Media arts None
Computer animation
Graphics
Video and film production
Visual arts None
World languages taught None

Support

15
Facilities
including: Internet access
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of the population

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 53% 24%
Black 46% 18%
Two or more races 1% 3%
White 0% 51%
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 47% 49%
N/A 53% 51%
Male 53% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 99% 49%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
4
Boys Sports
including: Track
2
Clubs
including: Chess club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Softball
Track
Boys sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Track
Girls sports (misc.) Pom Pons
Clubs Chess club
Girls on the Run
Clubs (misc.) Teen Reach
  YMCA
  Rocket Learning
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 5:45 PM

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) SWOP Parent Mentors
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school

Awards

Academic award CPS Top NWEA Growth Award (Principal Achievement Award)
Year received 2013

Teachers

21
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Accessible via public transportation
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Columbia College Center for Community Arts Partnership (CCAP)
Partner website Http://www.colum.edu/CCAP/Programs/i3-convergence-academies/
Partner Southwest Organizing Project
Partner website Www.swopchicago.org
Partner Roosevelt University
Partner website Http://www.roosevelt.edu/

Sources

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