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.