CPS Stats and Facts 

This page contains descriptive statistics about CPS schools, students, employees and budget for school year 2018-2019. For more data by school, visit our School Data page at cps.edu/schooldata.

Schools

In order to find more information about a specific school, visit its School Profile Page at cps.edu/findaschool.

Governance and Type

ES Elementary Schools:
Elementary Schools currently serving or planning to serve students in primary through 8th grade levels

HS High Schools:
High Schools currently serving or planning to serve students in grade levels 9 through 12

Total

District-run

421

93

514

     Traditional

415

85

500

     Options

4

4

     Specialty

3

4

7

     Early Childhood Center

3

3

Charter

54

64

118

     Traditional

54

43

97

     Options

21

21

Contract

2

7

9

     Traditional

2

2

4

     Options 5 5
SAFE 1 1
     Options   1 1
Grand Total 477 165 642

To find information about a specific school click here.

To learn more about Options and SAFE schools click here.

To learn about how CPS defines a "school", click here.

Information last updated August 2019.

Alternative Learning Opportunities Programs (ALOP)

Governance and Type

ES

HS

Total

ALOP (Options Programs)

0

8

8

To learn more about ALOP click here.

To learn more about other programs at CPS click here.

Information last updated August 2019.

Local School Council

Representatives per elected LSC

Parent: 6

Community: 2

Teachers: 2

Non-teaching Staff: 1

Principal: 1

Student: 1 (high school only)

In addition to the standard composition of elected LSCs, the Appointed LSCs of small or alternative schools may have advocates and education experts. Military schools may have a Commandant, JROTC instructor, and Cadet Commander. Not all small or military schools will fill these LSC member positions.

Learn more about Local School CouncilsLast updated October 2017.

Students

Total: 361,314 (2018-2019 20th Day Enrollment)

Student Enrollment

Preschool: 17,668

Kindergarten: 24,128

Elementary (1-8): 213,651

Secondary (9-12): 105,867

Additional student information

Economically Disadvantaged Students: 76.6%

English Language Learners (ELL): 18.7%

Students with IEPs: 14.1%

Student Racial Makeup

African American: 36.6%

Asian: 4.1%

Asian/Pacific Islander (retired): 0.0%

Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.2%

Hispanic: 46.7%

Multi-Racial: 1.2%

Native American/Alaskan: 0.3%

White: 10.5%

Not Available: 0.3%

Information provided by the Office of School Quality Measurement. To see detailed reports about these and other measures, click here. Last updated October, 2018.

Employees

All totals reflect unique employee count

All Staff

Public schools: 31,458

Non-public schools: 96

Citywide: 4,084

Central Office/Network: 1,396

Total Employees: 37,034

Principal Racial Breakdowns

African-American: 44.1%

Asian: 0.6%

Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%

Hispanic: 16.9%

Native American: 0.4%

White: 34.6%

Multi-Racial: 1.0%

Unknown: 2.4%

Total Principals: 508

Racial Breakdowns (All Staff)

African-American: 32.7%

Asian: 2.9%

Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%

Hispanic: 25.3%

Native American: 0.3%

White: 35.2%

Multi-Racial: 1.2%

Unknown: 2.2%

Teacher Racial Breakdowns

African-American: 20.8%

Asian: 3.8%

Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%

Hispanic: 21.2%

Native American: 0.4%

White: 50.4%

Multi-Racial: 1.5%

Unknown: 2.0%

Total Teachers: 21,233

Last Updated September 3, 2019.

Operating Budget

FY19 Budget: $5.98 billion

Budget sources:

Local: $3,267.1 million

State: $1,849.2 million

Federal: $805.4 million

Balances

Appropriated fund balance: $62.6 million

Information provided by Finance. Last updated August 2018.




Page Last Modified on Friday, September 06, 2019