Details overview

School leader Cindy A Wulbert
District City Of Chicago School District 299
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Mathematics
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Honors track

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Printmaking
2
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Drama
Dance
Visual arts Photography
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture
World languages taught Spanish
World languages taught (misc.) Language Stars
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish

Support

6
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Facilities Cafeteria
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Library
Outdoor learning lab
Playground
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Emotional behavioral disabilities
Deafness
Speech and language impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Developmental delay
Visual impairment, including blindness
Multiple disabilities

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 59% 51%
Hispanic 17% 24%
Black 11% 18%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 7% 4%
Two or more races 5% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 48% 49%
N/A 52% 51%
Male 52% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 27% 49%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
5
Boys Sports
including: Track
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Soccer
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Flag football
Soccer
Track
Extended care / Extended programs After
Before

Culture

Parent involvement The Nettelhorst Community Group, Jane’s Place at Nettelhorst, and the Local School Council.
Join PTO / PTA
Students typically come from these schools JCC
  JCYS
  Mary Mayer
Students typically continue on to these schools Lane Tech
  Gwendolyn Brooks
  Lincoln Park

Awards

Academic award Community Schools Grant, Chicago Community Trust Arts Grant
  Featured on 60 Minutes, CNN, the Chicago Tribune, the Sun Times, The Reader, Chicago Parent, Education Weekly and Principal For

Teachers

4
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Art teacher
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
World languages spoken by staff Italian
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Accessible via public transportation

Sources

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