Chicago Public Schools serves and employs far more people of color than Illinois overall: Demographic comparison of students and teachers in the Chicago Public Schools district versus in Illinois public K–12 overall
|Chicago Public Schools||10.9%||36.0%||46.8%||4.3%|
|Illinois public schools||47.5%||16.6%||26.6%||5.2%|
|Chicago Public Schools||51.0%||20.4%||20.9%||3.8%|
|Illinois public schools||82.3%||5.9%||7.0%||1.7%|
View the underlying data on epi.org.
Note: AAPI stands for Asian American/Pacific Islander.
Source: Chicago Public Schools 2021 and Illinois State Board of Education 2020.