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
Dress code
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Mixto

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: Music room
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 Acceleration
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs

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 56% 25%
Black 43% 18%
Two or more races 1% 3%
White 1% 50%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 47% 49%
Male 53% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 79% N/A
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Softball
4
Boys Sports
including: Track
2
Clubs
including: Girls on the Run
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
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 5:45 PM

Culture

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: ELL / ESL Coordinator
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/

Enrollment

Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2013-2014
Students by group NCES, 2013-2014