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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 K-7

  • 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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