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Hours 7:45 AM - 2:45 AM
School leader Heather Smith Yutzy
District City Of Chicago School District 299
Transportation options None

Programs

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Printmaking
4
Music
including: Theory
1
Languages
including: Arabic
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Theory
Performing & written arts None
Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Poetry
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Printmaking
World languages taught Arabic
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Individually guided instruction
Project-based
Standards-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No

Support

13
Facilities
including: Gym
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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 Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
Facilities Sports Fields
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 48% 24%
White 38% 51%
Black 6% 18%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 4%
Two or more races 2% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 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 74% 49%
Female 51% 49%
Male 49% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

7
Girls Sports
including: Kickball
6
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
14
Clubs
including: Chess club
Girls sports Cross country
Kickball
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Kickball
Soccer
Track
Volleyball
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Chess club
Community service
Drama club
Game club
Girl Scouts
Girls on the Run
Math club
Recycling club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Yoga club
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:30 PM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
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
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes

Teachers

17
Staff
including: Assistant principal
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading 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 Arabic
Cantonese
Korean
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner YMCA Irving Park
  Irving Park Lutheran Church
  Lydia Home

Enrollment

Learn more Http://beldingelementary.com/about/enrollment/
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

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