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Facts & Figures

Here’s what you need to know about education in the City of Chicago

Based on recent Chicago graduation trends, it’s reasonable to expect that more than
of this year’s Chicago Public Schools ninth-graders will not graduate within five years.
students attend public schools in Chicago. Most come from lower-income households, with
0 %
of them meeting the federal government’s standards to qualify for free or reduced-fee lunches.
The five-year high-school graduation rate in Chicago is now
0 %
for all students. For African-American male students, the rate is
0 %
and for Hispanic male students, the rate is
0 %

Sources: Catalyst (2016); Chicago Public Schools.

And here’s what Communities In Schools of Chicago is accomplishing

Since Fall 2009, of the more than


students our professionals have provided targeted, case-managed support to,


of the students graduated on time.


of the K-11 students were promoted to the next grade. Fewer than


of students dropped out.

Our mission is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.