Chicago Public Schools' ANNUAL REGIONAL ANALYSIS

PILSEN/LITTLE VILLAGE SNAPSHOT

19,637 STUDENTS IN REGION | 35 SCHOOLS | 96% HISPANIC | 2% AFRICAN AMERICAN | 1% WHITE | 0% ASIAN


QUALITY

 
 

Number of Schools (#)

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KEY FINDINGS

  • 59% of CPS elementary students who live in the region attend a Level 1+/1 school, and 49% of CPS high school students attend a Level 1+/1 high school.

  • There are 35 schools – 17 are Level 1+/1, 16 are Level 2+, one is Level 2 and one has an Inability to Rate rating.

  • There are 3,105 unfilled Level 1+/1 elementary seats and 107 unfilled Level 1+/1 high school seats.

  • 93% of Level 1+/1 elementary seats are at attendance area schools with no admissions criteria. Of all Level 1+/1 high school seats, 75% do not have admissions criteria and 25% are at attendance area schools that have some programs with 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 10.6% (about 2,300 students) since the 2014-2015 school year, which is greater than the citywide decline of 6.0%.

  • Enrollment in schools in the region has dropped even more (almost 2,800 students, or 12.7%).

  • There are 6,965 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

  • 10% of CPS elementary students and 40% of CPS high school students choose to attend school outside of their region. 70% of CPS elementary students and 25% of CPS high school students attend their zoned school.

  • Of CPS elementary students who choose not to attend their zoned school, 52% travel under 1 mile. Of CPS high school students who choose not to attend their zoned school, 45% travel over 3 miles and 15% 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 magnet programs are represented, although the region lacks an Academic Center.

  • There are no selective enrollment high schools.


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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