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Peterson Elementary School

Public | PK-8 | 815 students

 

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2012:
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2011:
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Posted December 11, 2013

Peterson is an awesome, community supported school. Nothing is status quo. Each event, classroom, team, teacher, parent and organization is constantly evolving, educating and evaluating itself. It is so much fun to feel like a welcome part of this neighborhood school that profoundly embraces it's social and cultural diversity. I feel like my kids are safely getting an education that supports who they are and what they want to become.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 11, 2013

Peterson Elementary is absolutely the best grade school any parent could ever want for their child. the Faculty and teaching staff are truly dedicated, passionate educators. the sense of community within the school is palpable. Kids in the same grade have a true bond with each other - and vertically - the teachers are connected - as well as older to younger kids connected through mentoring. The music program is phenomenal -- with instruction starting at 1st and 3rd grades. Many other schools don't start choir, theater or band programs will 4th, 5th or even 6th grades.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 11, 2013

Peterson is a fantastic neighborhood school with fantastic dedicated teachers and caring and involved parents. There are great opportunities at the school for your child to get involved in many extra activities. I do wish that there was after school care for working parents and language classes offered but with a tight budget that's probably not possible. We had the opportunity to move into any neighborhood in Chicago to attend a school and chose Peterson for it's deep community.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 18, 2013

Peterson School is what public education should be: open to everyone, striving for excellence, balancing academics with enrichment and awareness of the softer things that make life interesting, demonstrating - not just speaking about - care for others, for community, for earth. Does it have its troubles? Sure. All places do. But in the past 10 years since I have had children there, the school has had a steady cohort of inspiring teachers, involved parents, intentional collaborations all working to make things better. There's really no better way to learn, is there? Watching all the adults around you work hard to make things better allows children the freedom to make their own mistakes and work to get better. I love our school for that.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 18, 2013

I can not imagine why anyone would not love and embrace this school. Get involved and you will feel the same.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 6, 2013

Peterson elementary school is awesome. The teachers are extremely kind and helpful. They never hesitate to reach out to help a student in need of guidance. The best part of the school is the music program. The children learn to play many instruments and have the oppurtunity to be a member of a high ranking band and choir.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 4, 2013

My child recently started Kindergartern at Peterson. This school is truly a hidden gem. The school is extremely diverse with around 40 languages spoken in student homes. Academic performance is impressive and many graduates go on to great Chicago high schools. Even though it is a larger school, there is a community feel. Everyone is friendly and welcoming. The principal and staff care about the students and families. We are so happy we are a Peterson family!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 25, 2013

Call Anna Alvaravo @773-534-1113 if u have any Issues with this school, she's the person u would report to. She's in the downtown office
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 7, 2013

The teachers here are terrible. Be prepared to get outside help for your children so they will be able to get into a select high school. These teachers buck the administration at every turn and make sure parents and students know. I don't understand why these teachers stay if they hate teaching here so much, move on. I looked back at the history of Peterson's administration and found that in the last 13 years there have been 4 principals, I think the teachers are so difficult that principals don't want to stay. I hope the teachers are reading this, maybe it will give them that push they need to leave!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 10, 2012

The teachers are amazing. I am so impressed by their creativity and dedication. It is an extremely diverse school and the students behave collaboratively and respectfully to one another overall. It has been more difficult to jumpstart widespread parental involvement and the diversity of languages/cultural exp re: school might make that hard. But the diversity is a big advantage in other ways. Both the Principal and Asst Principal are not touchy-feely, but fair and smart and is very creative in finding the resources needed by teachers. The Principal seems willing to try new and creative ways of engaging students/parents/staff. He respectfully listens to parents' ideas and input, does not attempt to micro-manage PTA and volunteers as far as I can see. The vibe at this school is very welcoming and my child is bringing home really great work. The communication to parents from the school is SO much better than our previous school district before we moved. The art/music/tech programs are excellent. And they are doing terrific work on the core subjects as well. My child loves this school, and so do we.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 9, 2012

The teachers are very involved in my childs education. The principal is okay. Kind of a goofball. Parents are not very involved, it is a very diverse school and maybe language is the reason they are not as involved. In the end it's the teachers that matter and they have a great curriculum.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 8, 2012

When giving the option to rate this school 1 star was an option it goes straight to 2 stars. I wouldn't send my child here if you're African American. I did love this school @ one time, my oldest son went to Peterson for 4yrs on basketball team, had great friends and teachers. Now my younger son who is in kindergarten is not doing so well. The new principal seems to have a I DONT CARE ATTITUDE. We had issues early in the year with some kid bullying him & to mention this is a REAL problem with this school. To me its just seems so racist. In preschool the teachers loved my son, very involved. Another teacher pulled me to the side to inform on some issues that was going on between my son & his teacher. I didn't understand why the teacher herself wouldn't call us as parents.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2012

With the new principal, there is new structure at the school. The principal and assistant principal are very involved and collaborate with the teachers. The teachers also now collaborate much more with other teachers in the same grade level and all others, in order to all be on the same page with what students are learning. The code of conduct is now school-wide: PAWS and seems to be very effective. The school has had many renovations over the summer and looks much better. There are many programs for students in addition to regular classes. The longer school day is alright so far. I hope we are back to school on Monday. -Future teacher


Posted March 7, 2012

I love this school. I find the teachers care about the students. I have had 3 children and all have excelled with the teachers that are at Peterson now. The ethnic diversity gives my children a view of the world that everyone should be exposed to. One of my sons has a problem with writing and the counceling staff has been very helpful. Even with all the changes over the last few years, I still feel that they care deeply about my kids. With their help he has been able to maintain an A average. Of course all of this can not be done with out the great parent support. Parents at Peterson care and the staff and Principal realize that this is what is needed to make Peterson a success. I know some of the test scores are low but we have a very diverse community where english is a second language. The teachers are top notch and work hard to make Peterson school a success.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 4, 2011

Peteson changes all the time. Weather it is the principal or the staff you never know what you will get. Teachers complain about the principal no matter what and the Special education system lacks leadership and qualified teachers. If you have a special ed student yoou must be prepared to really voice your opinion or they will run over you.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 26, 2010

I have a preschooler at Peterson right now and I a have been impressed with the attention that my daughter and the others in her class get. She has learned so much and I plan on keeping her there next year. Also I had to joy of seeing the holiday concert this year and the music department is outstanding!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

Great diverse school, wonderful teachers who do the best they can considering their shortage of resources.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 29, 2009

Proud to have the children attend and participate at Peterson. It's thrilling to watch them grow and thrive. Thank you.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 17, 2008

I'm thrilled to see someone else finding so much good to say about our school - it is awesome and most of what makes it so is the group of devoted and thoughtful parents who support a great team of teachers and some really terrific kids.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2008

My son is in the 7th grade at Peterson and also has an IEP. I have never seen him so excited about school and about wanting to please his teachers. He shows me his homework with pride and even has a homework buddy. He asks questions when he doesn't understand and feels safe. I am most impressed with the number of parents that showed up to the first PTA meeting. So far I have been very happy with how I am treated, how children come dressed for school and the overall 'feeling' of the school. Wish me luck!!!
—Submitted by a parent


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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

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
67%

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 60% in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
81%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
71%
Science

The state average for Science was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
71%
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

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
73%
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

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
88%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
80%
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

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
89%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
81%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
83%
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

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 60% in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
88%
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 Students56%
Female54%
Male57%
Blackn/a
Asian60%
Hispanic45%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Low income51%
Non-low income77%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities60%
English language learners20%

Reading

All Students59%
Female56%
Male61%
Blackn/a
Asian68%
Hispanic42%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White81%
Low income54%
Non-low income77%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities65%
English language learners6%
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 Students53%
Female49%
Male60%
Blackn/a
Asian50%
Hispanic43%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White64%
Low income46%
Non-low income92%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities55%
English language learners13%
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students48%
Female48%
Male48%
Blackn/a
Asian36%
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White57%
Low income42%
Non-low income75%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities51%
English language learners0%
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students71%
Female68%
Male77%
Blackn/a
Asian64%
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White86%
Low income66%
Non-low income100%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities73%
English language learners13%
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 Students49%
Female56%
Male40%
Blackn/a
Asian63%
Hispanic31%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White56%
Low income43%
Non-low income70%
Students with disabilities (IEP)9%
Students without disabilities60%
English language learners40%
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students44%
Female54%
Male33%
Blackn/a
Asian59%
Hispanic31%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White44%
Low income40%
Non-low income60%
Students with disabilities (IEP)9%
Students without disabilities55%
English language learners10%
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 Students57%
Female56%
Male59%
Blackn/a
Asian59%
Hispanic46%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Low income49%
Non-low income100%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities63%
English language learners23%
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students62%
Female67%
Male55%
Blackn/a
Asian63%
Hispanic51%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White70%
Low income55%
Non-low income100%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities68%
English language learners8%
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 Students61%
Female67%
Male55%
Blackn/a
Asian70%
Hispanic53%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Low income49%
Non-low income85%
Students with disabilities (IEP)7%
Students without disabilities68%
English language learners8%
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students68%
Female77%
Male61%
Blackn/a
Asian76%
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White65%
Low income59%
Non-low income88%
Students with disabilities (IEP)15%
Students without disabilities76%
English language learners18%
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students82%
Female88%
Male77%
Blackn/a
Asian91%
Hispanic86%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White70%
Low income75%
Non-low income97%
Students with disabilities (IEP)43%
Students without disabilities87%
English language learners33%
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 Students69%
Female80%
Male56%
Blackn/a
Asian64%
Hispanic76%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White64%
Low income64%
Non-low income83%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities71%
English language learners0%
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students70%
Female82%
Male54%
Blackn/a
Asian63%
Hispanic83%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White62%
Low income63%
Non-low income87%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities72%
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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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Asian 34% 4%
Hispanic 34% 23%
White 23% 51%
Black 6% 18%
Two or more races 3% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Art teacher(s)
Computer specialist(s)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
PE instructor(s)
Security personnel
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Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Staff resources available to students
  • Computer specialist(s)
School facilities
  • Computer lab

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
Visual arts
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus

Health & athletics

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

School Leader's name
  • Mr. Adam D Parrott-Sheffer

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Computer specialist(s)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • PE instructor(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
  • Art room
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer lab
  • Gym
  • Internet access
  • Library
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
  • Playground
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
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School culture

Parent involvement
  • Join PTO/PTA
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5510 North Christiana Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
Phone: (773) 534-5070

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