Chicago Public Schools' ANNUAL REGIONAL ANALYSIS

GREATER STONEY ISLAND SNAPSHOT

24,363 STUDENTS IN REGION | 47 SCHOOLS | 5% HISPANIC | 94% AFRICAN AMERICAN | 0% WHITE | 0% ASIAN


QUALITY

 
 

Number of Schools (#)

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KEY FINDINGS

  • 43% of CPS elementary students who live in the region attend a Level 1+/1 school, and 44% of CPS high school students attend a Level 1+/1 high school.

  • There are 47 schools, 19 of which are Level 1+/1.

  • There are 4,208 unfilled seats in Level 1+/1 elementary schools in the region and 443 unfilled Level 1 high school seats.

  • 98% of Level 1+/1 elementary seats do not have admissions criteria and 71% are at attendance area schools. 100% of all Level 1+/1 high school seats have citywide boundaries and 62% have some programs with admissions criteria.   


Note: CPS measures school quality with its School Quality Rating Policy. Click here for more information.

 

QUANTITY

 
 

Student population
(# of Students)

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Key Findings

  • The CPS population in the region has dropped by 9.7% (about 2,600 students) in the past four years, which is greater than the 6.0% citywide decline.

  • Enrollment in schools in the region has also dropped by about 2,600 students, which is a decline of 12.2%.

  • There are 16,798 more seats than students enrolled in the region.


Note: Enrollment data are from the annual 20th day count.

 

CHOICE

 
 

% AND # OF STUDENTS

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KEY FINDINGS

  • 30% of elementary students and 63% of high school students choose to attend school outside of their region. 44% of elementary students and 10% of high school students attend their zoned school.

  • Of elementary students who choose not to attend their zoned school, 21% travel under 1 mile. Of high school students who choose not to attend their zoned school, 66% travel over 3 miles and 33% travel over 6 miles.


NOTE: Zoned schools have attendance boundaries. Every street address in the city of Chicago is assigned one attendance area (or neighborhood) elementary school and one neighborhood high school. In most cases, students can attend their designated neighborhood school without having to submit an application. For more information about schools, visit http://go.cps.edu/.

For support in finding great schools in your area, visit the Kids First Chicago School Search Tool and Chicago School Guide.

 

PROGRAM VARIETY

 
 

KEY FINDINGS

  • All elementary school programs are represented in the region.

  • There is no Academic Center in the region.

  • The region has selective enrollment and IB programs for high school students, as well as many CTE seats.

  • There is no Fine & Performing Arts high school program.


NOTE: Only centralized programs are included in this report. IB is International Baccalaureate and STEM is Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. For more information about programs, visit http://go.cps.edu/.

 
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