Chicago Public Schools

Chicago, Illinois

  • 3rd

    largest school district
    in the country

    updated 12/15/2016**
  • $52k

    starting salary

    updated 11/16/2017
  • $99k

    max salary

    updated 11/16/2017
  • 4

    years to tenure

    updated 09/19/2017
  • 178

    days in student
    school year

    updated 09/18/2017
  • 193

    days in teacher
    school year

    updated 09/18/2017
  • 392,558

    students

    updated 12/15/2016**
  • 22,558

    teachers

    updated 12/15/2016**
  • 87%

    free/reduced lunch

    updated 12/15/2016**

Labor context

updated 12/15/2016
  • District is operating under a current contract
  • State requires collective bargaining by school districts if a majority of teachers vote for union representation.
  • Teachers are AFT union members.

Student Demographics

updated 12/15/2016**

*N/A indicates the issue was not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents.
**School district teacher count, enrollment, and demographic data is from the 2014-2015 school year, sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics.

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