Basic school information
|Day or Boarding offered||
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||
Multiculturalism / Global
|Performing & written arts||
Drawing / Sketching
|World languages taught||
|Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered||
|Extra learning resources||
|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||
|Specialized programs for specific types of special education students||
|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||
|Early childhood starting age||
3 years old
|Certified and/or licensed||
|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||
|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||
|% of early learning staff that holds a credential or certification||
|Maximum number of infants per adult||
|Maximum number of toddlers per adult||
|Maximum number of 2 year olds per adult||
|Maximum number of 3 year olds per adult||
|Maximum number of 4 year olds per adult||
|Maximum number of kindergartners per adult||
|Maximum number of school-age children per adult||
|This school||State average|
|Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander||7%||4%|
|Two or more races||3%||3%|
|American Indian/Alaska Native||0%||0%|
|Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander||0%||0%|
|Extended care / Extended programs||
|Before school start time||
|After school end time||
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.
CPS Level 1+
CPS Level 1+
CPS Level 1
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Librarian / media specialist
|World languages spoken by staff||
|Application/ enrollment process details||
We are open to students living in our attendance boundary. For more information, go to http://cps.edu/ScriptLibrary/Map-SchoolLocator2015/index.html
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).
|Ways to enroll/attend this school||
Live in the attendance zone
Students living in district can apply for transfer