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This page provides a statistical snapshot of the district for the school year 2022-2023. To learn more about a specific school, visit its School Profile Page.

Key Facts

322,106
Number of students enrolled at start of school year 2022-2023.
635
Number of schools, including district-run, charter, contract, and SAFE schools.

Schools

  Elementary schools currently serving or planning to serve students in primary through 8th grade levels
  High schools currently serving or planning to serve students in grade levels 9 through 12

District-run

Traditional
Options
Specialty
Early Childhood Center

Total

Charter

Traditional
Options

Total

Contract

Traditional
Options

Total

SAFE

Options

Total

Grand Total

Last updated August 2022.

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Alternative Learning Opportunities Programs (ALOP)

 Elementary schools currently serving or planning to serve students in primary through 8th grade levels
 High schools currently serving or planning to serve students in grade levels 9 through 12
ALOP (Options Programs)

Last updated August 2022.

ALOPs are managed by external operators and offer self-paced, blended learning models with a half day scheduling option that follow all CPS policies and procedures.

Any 14 or 15 year old student who wishes to enroll in an ALOP must go through the 14/15 Year Old ALOP Enrollment Process.

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Local School Councils (LSCs)

Representatives per Elected LSC

Parents
6
Community Residents
2
Teachers
2
Non-teaching Staff
1
Elementary Student*
1
High School Students**
3
Principal
1

*Elementary schools with 7th and 8th grades and no high school grades, this applies only to traditional elementary school LSCs.

**High schools with K-12, 7-12, 9-12, and 11-12 grades, this applies only to traditional high school LSCs.

Last updated October, 2022.

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.

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Students

322,106
2022-2023 20th Day Enrollment

Student Enrollment

Preschool
Kindergarten
Elementary (1-8)
Secondary (9-12)

Additional Student Information

Colors Information Percentage
Orange  Economically Disadvantaged Students 72.7%
Violet  English Learners (EL) 22.4%
Sky-blue  Students with IEPs 15.3%

Student Racial Makeup

Colors Information Percentage
Orange  Hispanic 46.5%
Violet  African American 35.8%
Sky-blue  White 11.0%
Blue  Asian 4.4%
Green  Multi-Racial 1.5%
Orange Light  Not Available 0.4%
Violet Light  Native American/Alaskan 0.3%
Gray  Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.1%
Empty Asian/Pacific Islander (retired) 0.0%

Last updated September 2022.


Employees

All totals reflect unique employee count.

41,362
Total Number of Employees

All Staff

Public schools
Citywide
Central Office/Network
Non-public schools

All Staff Racial Breakdowns

Colors Information Percentage
Violet  African-American 33.0%
Sky-blue  White 32.6%
Orange  Hispanic 27.3%
Blue  Asian 3.2%
Gray  Unknown 2.6%
Green  Multi-Racial 1.0%
Violet-light  Native American 0.3%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.0%
 

Teacher Racial Breakdowns

Colors Information Percentage
Sky-blue  White 47.6%
Orange  Hispanic 23.3%
Violet  African-American 20.8%
Blue  Asian 4.4%
Gray  Unknown 2.2%
Green  Multi-Racial 1.3%
Violet-light  Native American 0.3%
Empty Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.0%
Total Teachers 22,565

Principal Racial Breakdowns

Colors Information Percentage
Violet  African-American 44.1%
Sky-blue  White 32.3%
Orange  Hispanic 18.3%
Gray  Unknown 2.8%
Blue  Asian 1.2%
Green  Multi-Racial 1.2%
Violet-light  Native American 0.2%
  Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.0%
Total Principals 508

Last updated November 2022.


Operating Budget

$7.99
Billion
FY23 Budget

Budget Sources (millions)

Local
State
Federal

Appropriated fund balance

$0.0 Million

Information provided by Finance

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Last updated October 2022.