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About CPS

Chicago Public Schools is truly a district on the rise. In the past five years, our district has emerged as a beacon of what is achievable for large urban school districts. Our mission is to provide a high-quality public education for every child, in every neighborhood, that prepares each for success in college, career, and civic life.

Stats and Facts

Get a snapshot of CPS schools, students, employees, and budget.


Our Blueprint

Learn about our three-year Blueprint for recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic and seizing the opportunity to create a better, more equitable District.

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School Performance

Learn about our School Rating Policy and the performance of CPS schools.

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