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School leader Efren Toledo
District City Of Chicago School District 299
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

0
Visual Arts
2
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts None
Media arts Graphics
Visual arts None
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Mathematics
Science
Special Education
Technology
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Comprehensive Gifted Program 1-8
Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing
Hybrid / Blended learning
Project-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Special schedule Extended / longer school day
Block scheduling

Support

8
Facilities
including: Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Remediation
Differentiated learning programs
Counseling
Acceleration
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
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
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Library
Music room

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 41% 24%
White 31% 51%
Black 12% 18%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 9% 4%
Two or more races 6% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 50% 49%
Female 50% 49%
Male 50% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Cross country
6
Boys Sports
including: Flag football
15
Clubs
including: Yearbook
Girls sports Volleyball
Track
Softball
Flag football
Cross country
Basketball
Boys sports Cross country
Basketball
Flag football
Soccer
Track
Volleyball
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Chess club
Debate
Drama club
Foreign language and culture club
Game club
Girls on the Run
Robotics club
Science club
Sewing / knitting club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Technology club
Yearbook
Clubs - language Spanish
Extended care / Extended programs After

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools 33% Selective Enrollment HS (Lane, Payton, etc.)
  24% Options (Von Steuben, Lincoln Park, etc.)
  21% Neighborhood

Teachers

18
Staff
including: Librarian / media specialist
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Tagalog
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Passes / tokens provided for public transportation
Buses / vans provided for students
Accessible via public transportation
Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Friends of Thorp
Partner website Http://www.friendsofthorp.org/
Partner Thorp PTA
Partner website Http://thorpoaelemscholasticacad.my-pta.org/
Partner Universities and Special Programs
Partner website Http://oathorpacademy.org/ole-a-thorp-scholastic-academy-2/

Enrollment

Learn more Https://apply.cps.edu/
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 12/13/2013
# of applications received 1400
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 90
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

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