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Bell Elementary School

Public | PK-8 | 794 students

 

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Posted April 26, 2010

Fantastic environment for children, staff and community members!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 26, 2010

Excellent teachers and lots of educational activities outside of class to supplement what happens inside the class.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 26, 2010

Tremendous parent and community involvement. Integrates 3 schools under one roof: neighborhood school, gifted program and hearing impaired program - and all are amazingly successful!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 18, 2010

The best thing I could have done for my child. We have been at bell since 2nd grade my daughter is now in 7th grade. This school has developed my daughter in amazing ways. Not only is it the strongest academically but the sports opportunities are wonderful. Our basketball teams usually got to city championship rounds undefeated. Only principal I've seen that is constantly walking the school.My daughter says out of her 6 teachers so far she cant even eliminate one out of the favorite list.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 8, 2010

In response to the claim that Bell is below average when compared with the rest of the state (and I'm not even going to respond to the vaguely racist comments about diversity), if you look at this year's Sun-Times ranking, which was based on average ISAT scores, Bell has a state rank of 23 and has moved up 43 spots in the rankings. Not bad. It's also worth noting that the in this list, the top 4 schools in the state of Illinois, period, are found in Chicago.


Posted September 29, 2009

We had heard so many good things about Bell Elementary. That s why we found our experience so disappointing. On the positive side, Bell is a rare Chicago public school with a decent amount of recess. There are also other cool things like Chess Club and Social Center. However, if you have academic aspirations for your child, the Bell Neighborhood program is NOT for you. There was no effort to challenge my child or any of the other above average kids in the class. Expectations were low and learning style was worksheet oriented predominately rote learning. Bottom line, it s a second rate program. We transferred our child out.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

Great teachers, great education, great parents and great community. My kids love it!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 5, 2009

I am a parent of two children who were in the Options program for eight years. Mr. Guercio sets a wonderful school experience for the children. He is upbeat and positive, expects the best from the children, and as a result gets it. The atmosphere among the children in the school was outstanding. Children were expected to feel good about themselves and the school. It is a great approach in defining a school. The teachers are exceptional. Both of my children had a lot of experience with writing, speaking in front of the class, critical reading and exposure to other classmates ideas and ways of thinking. They were very prepared for both high school and college. In addition to class activities they played on several sports teams, participated in musicals, went on exciting field trips, and benefitted from outside speakers and volunteers brought into the class room. They loved the school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 11, 2009

It's an OK school. The staff are caring, but some classes are just a waste of money. Also, my children do not get a lot of homework, which shows that they are not pushed hard enough in education, so I have to push them. The neighborhood department lowers the overall ratings of the school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 20, 2008

I am a former student of Bell. I can honestly say that I have become a well-rounded individual thanks to the education I received in the Gifted Program at Bell. The academic curriculum is priceless (Spanish, Latin and French!). I attended 3rd-8th grade there and it was such a drastic improvement from my previous school. I am forever grateful. Thank you Bell!!
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 4, 2008

Attending Bell School has been a fantastic experience for both of my children.The staff is passionate about teaching and the both of my kids speak with enthusiasm about their school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 23, 2008

Excellent school, one of the best schools in Chicago.


Posted March 31, 2008

Compared to the whole state of Illinois, Bell is below average. The payoff is -if you want the 'diversity' quotient, then the school has that with average students and 50% of the teachers entrenched teachers who are more concerned with their unions than treating each child with care. My son for example when in 3rd grade had such an undetailed report at report card night; it made me wonder if the teacher was just another burnt out teacher who good give a damn about her student's education. Pretty typical of another big public school system. But, hey there is 'diversity'!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 26, 2008

i think bell is an excellent school.it does very well on standardized test scores
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 24, 2007

We have 7 years of experience with both the neighborhood and the options programs. Academics: Great overall in both. Too much homework in Options primary! Children are truly learning to read with enthusiasm, to write for communication, to reason with their whole minds. Overall, the teachers are excellent. Bell offers a Foreign Language to all students starting in Kindergarten! Plus weekly Art, Gym, Computer Lab, Sign Language, Library. Fully produced Broadway musical every other year, great Talent Show the years in between. Residencies with local arts agencies and in-house opportunities for artistic self-expression. 8-10 professional Fine Arts Assemblies = exposure to performing arts and shared cross-program experience. Family Nights. Heavy parental involvement -including, but not limited to, fundraising. Principal is absolutely outstanding! Talk about above and beyond!!! Discipline and security are good.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 11, 2007

Bell School has been a wonderful experience for our family over the last 6 years. With one child in the gifted program and one in the neighborhood, we've seen a fair amount of the school. My children have both had excellent academic experiences so far, and Bell offers art, music, and gym every week during school in addition to lots of after-school activities. Every school has room for improvement, and no school is the right fit for every family, but this is a school that seeks to maintain its high standards and benefits from a very high level of parent involvement. Bell does a lot of fundraising, but participation is always optional, and the school uses the money wisely. If Illinois did a better job of school funding, the effort that goes into fundraising could directly help the school, but parents do volunteer in many ways, not just by raising money.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 30, 2007

Not at all what it's stacked up to be! The Principal Bob Guercio does not concern himself with the future of the school and makes poor decisions without regard to the children's or parent's concerns. Overcrowding is a major issue.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 7, 2006

We have many cousins and friends in the suburban schools and my children, both at Bell, are always doing more interesting and challenging work than their suburban cousins.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 28, 2006

I agree with one of the prior reviews that the school is on the verge of becoming overcrowded. This is a major concern. However, I disagree with the comments about our principal. I am convinced that the school is as great as it is because of our principal. He definitely cares about the children, but will not coddle them or the parents. If you go to him with a problem or concern, he will tell you honestly what he thinks and what he will do. I have a child in the gifted program and one in the neighborhood program. The teachers in the neighborhood program are hit or miss. We have had good and we have had bad. The teachers in the gifted program are all excellent.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 19, 2006

ITBS scores for Bell's neighborhood program are well below the top suburban schools which are much smaller in size. To have your child in an overcrowded school (ex. my 3rd grader has 33 children in his classroom this year at Bell) with only average ITBS scores is unfortunate. It is simple, the standard is against the CPS norm which is even worse than Bell. So, to say that Bell has a strong academic program is incorrect when compared to most state public schools especially those within 20 miles of Bell. But, compared to the whole city, it is a little better. Parents who think their child's school should only be compared against the whole of CPS have low standards. The comparison should be against all of the local suburban schools too.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

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92%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
98%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
94%
Science

The state average for Science was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
95%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
99%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
95%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
99%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
97%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
97%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
92%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
97%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
98%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 60% in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
99%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

All Students90%
Female92%
Male87%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic82%
Multiracial100%
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Low income62%
Non-low income93%
Students with disabilities (IEP)50%
Students without disabilities95%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students90%
Female94%
Male87%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic91%
Multiracial100%
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White89%
Low income69%
Non-low income93%
Students with disabilities (IEP)42%
Students without disabilities97%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

The different student groups are identified by the Illinois State Board of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

All Students89%
Female90%
Male88%
Blackn/a
Asian85%
Hispanic83%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White93%
Low income64%
Non-low income93%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities91%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students93%
Female95%
Male91%
Blackn/a
Asian92%
Hispanic89%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White93%
Low income79%
Non-low income95%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities96%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students98%
Female100%
Male97%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanic95%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White100%
Low income100%
Non-low income98%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities98%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

The different student groups are identified by the Illinois State Board of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

All Students87%
Female91%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic82%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White91%
Low income75%
Non-low income89%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities91%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students85%
Female89%
Male82%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic77%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White88%
Low income63%
Non-low income89%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities91%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

The different student groups are identified by the Illinois State Board of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

All Students89%
Female91%
Male88%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic87%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Low income75%
Non-low income93%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities91%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students92%
Female96%
Male88%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic93%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White90%
Low income74%
Non-low income96%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities95%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

The different student groups are identified by the Illinois State Board of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

All Students88%
Female92%
Male81%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
Multiracial100%
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Low income58%
Non-low income95%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities88%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students90%
Female96%
Male81%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic76%
Multiracial100%
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White90%
Low income63%
Non-low income96%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities91%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students98%
Female98%
Male98%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic91%
Multiracial100%
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Low income90%
Non-low income100%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities98%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

The different student groups are identified by the Illinois State Board of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

All Students96%
Female96%
Male95%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Low income93%
Non-low income96%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities99%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students99%
Female100%
Male97%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White98%
Low income93%
Non-low income100%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities100%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

The different student groups are identified by the Illinois State Board of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

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46%
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28%
of schools in the state are Above average

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Math growth at this school

Above average

Reading growth at this school

Above average


1 Test scores are based on 2012-13 ISAT results from the state of Illinois.

2 This rating is based on 2012-13 value table growth scores from the state of Illinois.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 59% 51%
Hispanic 24% 24%
Two or more races 8% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 4%
Black 3% 18%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Art teacher(s)
Assistant principal(s)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
PE instructor(s)
Security personnel
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Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

School facilities
  • Computer lab

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Music room
Visual arts
  • Drawing / sketching
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing and written arts
  • Drama

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • American sign language
  • Chinese (Mandarin)

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • PE instructor(s)
School facilities
  • Gym
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Sandra Ann Caudill

Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • American sign language
  • Chinese (Mandarin)

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • Security personnel
  • Teacher aid/assistant teacher
Transportation options
  • Accessible via public transportation
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer lab
  • Gym
  • Internet access
  • Library
  • Music room
  • Playground
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Flag football
  • Soccer
  • Track
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Drawing / sketching
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing arts
  • Drama
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3730 North Oakley Avenue
Chicago, IL 60618
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Phone: (773) 534-5150

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