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Chicago Public Schools
  • CHICAGO, IL

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grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A minus
  6. Administration
    grade B+
  7. Sports
    grade A+
  8. Food
    grade C
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Chicago Public Schools is an above average, public school district located in CHICAGO, IL. It has 341,382 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 24% of students are at least proficient in math and 27% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
27%
Percent Proficient - Math
24%
Average Graduation Rate
77%
Average SAT
1080
23,261 responses
Average ACT
23
17,924 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
341,382
Free or Reduced Lunch
83.7%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$74,254
Teachers in First/Second Year
17.6%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$0 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    66%
  • Support Services
    30%
  • Other
    4%

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$116,661
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$2,210
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$457,390
National
$229,800

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