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Overview

Public Schools Overview Illinois School Districts by City
Number Of Students 2,073,978
Number Of Illinois Schools 4,318
Number Of Illinois School Districts 1,063
Spending Per Student $14,293

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 54.8722497961626
4th Grade 55.6007355086882
5th Grade 57.085574052226
6th Grade 56.0751845664649
7th Grade 58.3968683471439
8th Grade 54.8676236188346
11th Grade 52.7899517638934

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 55.2278236625627
4th Grade 62.7702139494536
5th Grade 63.6049010731506
6th Grade 59.1756024286084
7th Grade 56.6534698700797
8th Grade 58.8321320759507
11th Grade 48.235431559069

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 49.5% 50.9%
Black 17.5% 15.6%
Hispanic 24.5% 24.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.5% 4.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 50.3% 50.9%
English Language Learners 9.2% 8.6%
Students With Disabilities 14.1% 13.0%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 15.91
AVG FOR NATION 16.11

Illinois Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 12,859,995 321,418,820
Population Density (per sq. mile) 230 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 6.3% 6.4%
5-19 Years Old 20.2% 20.0%
20-44 Years Old 34.0% 33.6%
45-64 Years Old 26.3% 26.4%
65 Or Older 13.2% 13.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 4,786,388 115,879,889
Single Parent Households With Children 10.7% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 87.9% 86.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 32.3% 29.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 11.1% 10.2%
$100,000 - $149,000 14.0% 13.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.8% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.8% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.7% 18.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 14.7% 15.7%
$15,000 or less 11.7% 12.5%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,342 $15,227,243,000 51.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $828 $1,716,976,000 5.8%
Staff $491 $1,018,281,000 3.4%
General Administration $498 $1,032,925,000 3.5%
School Administration $629 $1,305,464,000 4.4%
Operation $1,062 $2,202,909,000 7.4%
Transportation $580 $1,202,515,000 4.1%
Other $497 $1,029,820,000 3.5%
Total Support $4,585 $9,508,890,000 32.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,366 $4,906,457,000 16.6%
Total Expenditures $14,293 $29,642,590,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,701 $333,638,169,000 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $591 $29,412,404,174 4.6%
Staff $492 $24,492,916,000 3.8%
General Administration $209 $10,424,317,000 1.6%
School Administration $594 $29,556,027,000 4.6%
Operation $1,037 $51,633,785,000 8.1%
Transportation $496 $24,688,412,826 3.9%
Other $387 $19,255,863,000 3.0%
Total Support $3,805 $189,463,725,000 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,365 $117,743,383,000 18.4%
Total Expenditures $12,871 $640,845,277,000 100.0%