The Chicago Public Schools Budget Book is the financial and policy plan of the Chicago Public Schools for the fiscal years.
CPS leadership is committed to redirecting dollars away from the unnecessary and inefficient spending of the past and toward the classroom and student learning.
Annual Financial Report
The Comprehensive Annual Report and the Popular Annual Report provide the Chicago community with information about the district's financial condition in accordance with all state and federal legislation, governmental regulations and Board policies.
Emergency Relief Funding
As part of the federal American Rescue Plan, CPS was allocated $1.8 billion in Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Funding, or ESSER III.
Buying CPS Bonds: Information for Investors
Chicago Public Schools issues bonds to finance the construction, renovation and expansion of schools. Proceeds from bonds support capital improvements—not the day-to-day operating expenses of the school district.
SEC Municipal Advisor Rule Notice
The Chicago Public Schools has retained a pool of Independent Registered Municipal Advisors. Financial services firms can refer to the posted notice for additional information.
In a commitment to transparency, Chicago Public Schools has posted the District's full Employee Position File – which lists the names, job titles, departments and salaries of all full-time CPS employees.
Official Statements for Long-Term Bonds
Official Statements are placed on the CPS website as a matter of convenience. Official Statements were prepared in connection with the original offering for sale of the obligations described therein and set forth information only as of the date of each such Official Statement.