Total Number of Students

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Data Available: 1999-00 through 2012-13

Annually, NAPCS collects school, district, and state enrollment data from official state department of education fall membership count data files.

Waiting List Data Available: 2005-06 through 2012-13

  • State-level waiting list numbers are collected from state-level sources and depend on data availability.

2008-2009 Illinois

Charter Schools

Metrics # %
Students
Number of Students 30,795
% of Charter School Students to All Public School Students 1.5%
Estimated Number of Student Names on Waiting Lists 13,491
Students by Race / Ethnicity
White 1,765 5.7%
Black 19,054 61.9%
Hispanic 9,387 30.5%
Asian 446 1.4%
Other 143 0.5%
Free or Reduced Price Lunch
Eligible for Free or Reduced Price Lunch 5,198 16.9%
Ineligible for Free or Reduced Price Lunch 25,597 83.1%
Students by Geographic Locale
City 29,632 96.2%
Suburbs 729 2.4%
Town 23 0.1%
Rural 411 1.3%
Students by School Grade Levels
Elementary Schools 5,300 17.2%
Middle Schools 429 1.4%
High Schools 7,498 24.3%
Middle/High Schools 4,026 13.1%
Elementary/Middle/High Schools 13,542 44.0%
Students by Grade Level
Pre-Kindergarten 321 1.0%
Kindergarten 2,107 6.8%
First Grade 2,073 6.7%
Second Grade 2,032 6.6%
Third Grade 1,892 6.1%
Fourth Grade 1,865 6.1%
Fifth Grade 1,949 6.3%
Sixth Grade 2,019 6.6%
Seventh Grade 2,120 6.9%
Eighth Grade 1,904 6.2%
Ninth Grade 4,401 14.3%
Tenth Grade 3,992 13.0%
Eleventh Grade 2,229 7.2%
Twelfth Grade 1,891 6.1%
Students by Management Organization
CMO 11,032 35.8%
EMO 611 2.0%
Freestanding 11,871 38.5%
 

Non-Charter Schools

Metrics # %
Students
Number of Students 2,088,912
Students by Race / Ethnicity
White 1,120,637 53.6%
Black 393,464 18.8%
Hispanic 430,931 20.6%
Asian 85,982 4.1%
Other 57,898 2.8%
Free or Reduced Price Lunch
Eligible for Free or Reduced Price Lunch 827,748 39.6%
Ineligible for Free or Reduced Price Lunch 1,261,164 60.4%
Students by Geographic Locale
City 635,274 30.4%
Suburbs 928,476 44.4%
Town 220,970 10.6%
Rural 304,192 14.6%
Students by School Grade Levels
Elementary Schools 1,087,695 52.1%
Middle Schools 365,907 17.5%
High Schools 603,907 28.9%
Middle/High Schools 30,322 1.5%
Elementary/Middle/High Schools 1,078 0.1%
Ungraded 3
Students by Grade Level
Pre-Kindergarten 92,461 4.4%
Kindergarten 144,862 6.9%
First Grade 150,699 7.2%
Second Grade 151,824 7.3%
Third Grade 154,795 7.4%
Fourth Grade 151,086 7.2%
Fifth Grade 151,137 7.2%
Sixth Grade 152,994 7.3%
Seventh Grade 153,687 7.4%
Eighth Grade 157,368 7.5%
Ninth Grade 173,705 8.3%
Tenth Grade 164,484 7.9%
Eleventh Grade 143,905 6.9%
Twelfth Grade 145,905 7.0%
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