Details overview

Hours 08:45 AM - 03:45 PM
School leader Carlos A. Patiño
District City Of Chicago School District 299
Transportation options Yes
Preschool capacity 136


Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning New Field Mission We challenge our students to achieve their highest potential. We teach our students to communicate their learning in a variety of ways. We commit to being respectful, responsible and collaborative. We develop independent, lifelong learners and socially responsible citizens.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Multiculturalism / Global
Special Education


Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
Performing & written arts Dance
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught None
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish


including: Cafeteria
Facilities Art room
Music room
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Special education program details We are a community of learners committed to using evidence-based strategies & collaborative practices to foster a respectful & safe place, meeting each student's needs. We believe students with special needs should be included with their grade level peers to the maximum extent possible.
Special education programs Inclusive classroom
Self-contained classroom
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Developmental delay
English Language Learner program details New Field offers both a TBE (Transitional Bilingual Education) and a TPI (Transitional Program of Instruction) for our English Language Learners. For more information, go to:
English Language Learner programs Self-contained ELL classrooms

Early childhood program

Type of center In-school
Early childhood starting age 3 years old
Certified and/or licensed Yes
Accredited Yes
Days open Monday
Requirements for attending Parents of students who are ages 3-4 can find application information for our Pre School at the Ready to Learn website.
Preschool meals offered Breakfast
Morning Snack
Afternoon Snack
Social emotional skills development New Field uses Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) to support social-emotional skills.The underlying theme is teaching behavioral expectations in the same manner as any core curriculum subject. This is where we reinforce our core values of "Respect, Responsibility, and Collaboration".
Required credentials for lead staff Bachelor's degree
Teaching credential
% of early learning staff that holds a credential or certification 76%-100%
Maximum number of infants per adult 17
Maximum number of toddlers per adult 0
Maximum number of 2 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 3 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 4 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of kindergartners per adult 0
Maximum number of school-age children per adult 0

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Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 55% 25%
Black 25% 17%
Asian 9% 5%
White 8% 49%
Two or more races 2% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

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


Girls Sports
including: Basketball
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
Girls sports Basketball
Boys sports Basketball
Extended care / Extended programs After
Before school start time 03:45 PM
After school end time 05:00 PM


Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Approach to addressing and preventing bullying We take a proactive approach to bullying by teaching explicit behavior skills through Positive Behavioral Interventions and Strategies (PBIS). We follow the Chicago Public Schools policy on bullying.


Academic award CPS Level 1+
Year received 2015
Academic award CPS Level 1+
Year received 2014
Academic award CPS Level 1
Year received 2013


including: Speech therapist(s)
Staff Assistant principal
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Librarian / media specialist
School counselor
School psychologist
Security personnel
Speech therapist(s)
World languages spoken by staff French


Transportation details New Field is near the CTA Bus stop for routes 22 and 96. We are also a few blocks away from the CTA Red Line.
Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Accessible via public transportation


Application/ enrollment process details We are open to students living in our attendance boundary. For more information, go to We are now an open enrollment school for the 2016-2017 school year. This means we will accept a number of students living outside of our attendance area (space is limited).
Learn more Http://
Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Students living in district can apply for transfer


Student diversity NCES, 2014-2015
Students by group NCES, 2014-2015