About Us

    Grissom School has a membership of about 320 students in Pre-Kindergarten through Eighth grade. It is a Fine and Performing Arts School. In 2002 Grissom was named a "School of Distinction" by the Chicago Public Schools and was selected to take part in the Professional Development CPS Teachers Academy S.T.A.R.S. 


Scorecard
School Performance Rating
 
This school's performance rating is: This school's status is:
Checked Excellent Standing (Level 1) Checked Not on Probation
Unchecked Good Standing (Level 2) Unchecked On Probation
Unchecked Low Academic Standing (Level 3) Unchecked Not Applicable
 
This school's performance rating is based on the CPS Performance Policy. This school earned 83.3% of the available points on the Performance Policy in the 2009-2010 school year, which places the school in Level 1.
School Performance Summary
Overall 2010 Performance Improvement Over Time
Green circle Above Average   Green circle More than other CPS schools
School Performance Detail
Subject % of students meeting or exceeding state standards in 2010 2010 Subject Performance Improvement over time compared to other CPS schools
Reading 86.9% Green circle Above Average    Green circle Above others
Math 88.1% Green circle Above Average    Yellow circle About the same
Science 85.5% Green circle Above Average    Yellow circle About the same
Student outcomes CPS
average
2008 2009 2010
 
Students exceeding state standards in grade 8 14.2%
 
17.9%
 
9.2%
 
16.3%
Academic progress CPS
average
2008 2009 2010
 
Students meeting or exceeding state standards 71.8%
 
80.2%
 
81.7%
 
87.2%
Students meeting or exceeding state standards in reading 68.4%
 
78.1%
 
78.1%
 
86.9%
Students meeting or exceeding state standards in mathematics 76.5%
 
81.9%
 
83.2%
 
88.1%
Students meeting or exceeding state standards in science 67.9%
 
81.5%
 
88.1%
 
85.5%
Students exceeding state standards 15.4%
 
18.4%
 
18.5%
 
26.3%
Relative School Impact on Student Growth in Reading ("value-added") 0.0
 
 
 

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Relative School Impact on Student Growth in Mathematics ("value-added") 0.0
 
 
 

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Student connection CPS
average
2008 2009 2010
 
Average Average Daily Attendance Rate 95%
 
95.6%
 
95.7%
 
95.4%
Students reporting participation in extracurricular activities 67.6%
 
68.4%
 
65.3%
 
Students Reporting Adequate or Excellent Levels of School Safety 83%
 
86%
 
90%
 
Students Reporting Adequate or Excellent Levels of Academic Rigor at School 76%
 
72%
 
80%
 
Students Reporting Adequate or Excellent levels of Support from Teachers and Staff at School 95%
 
76%
 
92%
 
Students Reporting Adequate or Excellent Levels of Social Emotional Learning among Peers 81%
 
73%
 
78%
 
Parent engagement CPS
average
2008 2009 2010
 
Parents Reporting Satisfaction with the School 89%
 
86%
 
94%
 
Parents Reporting Satisfaction with the Opportunity for Involvement at the school 97%
 
95%
 
97%
 

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