Details overview

Hours 8:15 AM - 3:15 PM
School leader Naomi Nakayama
District City Of Chicago School District 299
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Multiculturalism / Global
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Independent study
Multi-aged classrooms
Project-based
Standards-based

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Painting
4
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
0
Languages
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Theory
Performing & written arts Drama
Improv
Media arts Graphics
Video and film production
Visual arts Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught None
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Arabic
Mandarin
Hebrew
Spanish
Urdu

Support

16
Facilities
including: Gym
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Tutoring
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Multiple disabilities
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Developmental delay
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 46% 24%
White 29% 51%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 17% 4%
Black 4% 18%
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 49% 49%
N/A 51% 51%
Male 51% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 84% 49%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
5
Boys Sports
including: Track
8
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Girls sports Basketball
Soccer
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Flag football
Soccer
Track
Volleyball
Clubs Art club
Drama club
Flag girls
Girls on the Run
Math club
Recycling club
Student council / government
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 4:30 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Amundsen High School
  Lane Tech High School

Teachers

18
Staff
including: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Arabic
Mandarin
French
German
Hebrew
Italian
Korean
Russian
Spanish
Urdu

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Swedish Covenant Hospital
Partner website Http://swedishcovenant.org/

Sources

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