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Everett McKinley Dirksen Elementary School

Elementary School (K/PK-8)

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8601 W Foster Ave
Chicago,
IL
60656

Essential: Ambitious Instruction – weak

Performance

Performance on Ambitious Instruction

In schools with strong Ambitious Instruction, classes are challenging and engaging. The instruction is clear, well-structured, and encourages students to build and apply knowledge. When combined with a supportive environment, Ambitious Instruction has the most direct effect on student learning. It is:

  • well-defined with clear expectations for student success,
  • interactive and encourages students to build and apply knowledge,
  • well-paced (not measured), and
  • aligned across grades (not measured).

Everett McKinley Dirksen Elementary School Comparative Performance on Ambitious Instruction

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What are these results based on?

This school's performance on this Essential is based on the Measures shown below. Click the to learn more about its underlying concepts (measures) and their related survey questions.

Measure Respondent Measure Performance
Course Clarity Students are provided clear learning goals and instruction that supports achievement. Student Performance on Course Clarity Very Weak
English Instruction Students interact with course material and one another to build and apply critical reading and writing skills. Student Performance on English Instruction Very Weak
Math Instruction Students interact with course material and one another to build and apply knowledge in their math classes. Student Performance on Math Instruction Very Weak
Quality of Student Discussion Students participate in classroom discussions that build their critical thinking skills. Teacher Performance on Quality of Student Discussion Very Strong