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Hours 7:45 AM - 4:00 PM
School leader Ellen Bhattacharyya & Lauren Henley
District City Of Chicago School District 299
Transportation options None

Programs

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
2
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
0
Languages
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught None
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory
Hybrid / Blended learning
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Extended / longer school day
Early childhood program offered No

Support

11
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Gym
Internet access
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 92% 18%
Hispanic 6% 24%
Two or more races 2% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
White 0% 51%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 4%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 95% 49%
Female 50% 49%
Male 50% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
1
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
4
Clubs
including: Gardening
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Boys sports Basketball
Clubs Boy Scouts
Gardening
Girl Scouts
Student council / government
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
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
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools College-preparatory high schools around Chicago

Awards

Academic award Recognition from CPS for highest NWEA Growth in 2013-2014
Year received 2014

Teachers

10
Staff
including: Computer specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.kippchicago.org/enroll
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

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