Chicago Public Schools

The Chicago Public School district serves approximately 409,300 students through a network of 482 elementary schools, 71 charter schools and 122 high schools (FY2009-10).

 The Chicago Public School district is the third largest public school district in the US and in FY 2009-2010 served more than 409,300 students from kindergarten through high school. Here is a fact sheet of the latest available statistics

Approximately 86% of the students are from low-income families; 12% have limited proficiency in English. Some 45% of the students are African American; 41% are Hispanic; 9% are white.

In FY 2007-2008, the district's capital expenditures were approximately $11,500 per pupil.

Here is a profile of the blended-learning programs going on in the Chicago Public schools, created by the Innosight Institute.

 

Products Used by Chicago Public Schools

ST Math

ST Math

Visual, adaptive math program based on neuroscience research from UC Irvine for grades Pre K-8

eSpark

eSpark

Develops custom playlists of eBooks, games, videos and learning materials for the iPad

Wowzers

Wowzers

Online learning platform providing story-driven games and activities covering core math curriculum for students in grades 3-5

Redbird Advanced Learning

Redbird Advanced Learning

Adaptive K-12 digital curriculum, blended learning services and professional development

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