Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader LaShawn Ray, Principal
District City Of Chicago School District 299
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Extended / longer school day

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Standards-based

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
2
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
0
Languages
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Dance
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught None

Support

7
Facilities
including: Gym
Facilities Auditorium
Cafeteria
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Music room
Playground
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging 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 45% 24%
White 33% 51%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 15% 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 4% 0%
Two or more races 2% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Black 1% 18%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 49% 49%
N/A 51% 51%
Male 51% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 83% 49%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Track
4
Boys Sports
including: Golf
4
Clubs
including: Chess club
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Golf
Track
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Golf
Track
Clubs Chess club
Gardening
Science club
Student council / government
Clubs (misc.) Lego Club
  Student Leadership
  Golf Club
Extended care / Extended programs After
None
After school end time 4:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Students typically continue on to these schools Von Steuben Science & Math Academy
  Lane Tech
  Taft

Awards

Academic award Creative Schools Certification
Year received 2013

Teachers

15
Staff
including: School counselor
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Arabic
Russian
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Sources

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