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Success Starts With ensuring all of our children have access to
high quality, full-day Pre-Kindergarten proven to build a foundation for success. We will increase
the number of Pre-K classrooms to ensure at least 50 percent of all classrooms are free and full day
to provide better preparation for students and more options for parents.
Success Starts With keeping children in school so that they can benefit from high quality instruction.
We will address chronic truancy,
ensure 80 percent of our schools have the Supportive School Certification, and raise districtwide student
attendance to 94 percent.
Success Starts With improving classroom instruction, school practices and providing equitable
access to rigorous coursework so that all children have the chance to achieve their potential. We aim
improve the percent of elementary students meeting goals on the districtwide assessment by five percent
each year in order to raise student achievement by high school and have 50 percent of CPS 11th graders
meet college readiness benchmarks on the SAT by 2019.
Success Starts With preparing students well for college and careers. We will
ensure that 50 percent of high school students graduate having earned at least one early college or career
credential and that at least
60 percent of graduating seniors enroll in college in 2019.
Success Starts With providing high school students, especially freshmen, with the support and
supervision they need to remain on-track to graduate. By 2020, we will
raise the CPS five-year graduation rate to 85 percent.
Pre-K Classrooms will be free and full day.
11th Grade Students will meet College Readiness SAT Benchmarks
will be Enrolled in College
we will raise the CPS Five-Year Graduation Rate to
CPS is committed to ensuring consistency and validity with assessments for our principals, teachers, and students. As a result, we have set goals for both the NWEA and PARCC assessments given the uncertainty of the assessment landscape over the next three years.
For the NWEA, the percent of students who will be at or above the national average in reading and math at these benchmark years are as follows:
For PARCC, the percentage of students who will be proficient in reading and math at these benchmark years are as follows:
*Excludes 8th grade Algebra I
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Chicago Public Schools is the third largest school district in the United States with more than 600 schools and serves 361,000 children. Our vision is that every student in every neighborhood will be engaged in a rigorous, well-rounded instructional program and will graduate prepared for success in college, career and life.
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