Details overview

Hours 7:45 AM - 4:00 PM
School leader Ellen Bhattacharyya & Lauren Henley
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

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory
Hybrid / Blended learning

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Painting
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

Support

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

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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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
Female 50% 49%
N/A 50% 51%
Male 50% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 95% 49%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

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

Culture

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
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: Art teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
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
Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

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