Township High School District 211, Illinois

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Township High School District 211 is a school district in Illinois.

About the district

Township High School District 211 is located in Cook County, Ill.

Township High School District 211 is located in Cook County in northeastern Illinois. The county seat is Chicago. Cook County was home to 5,240,700 residents in 2013, according to the United States Census Bureau.[1] During the 2011-2012 school year, Township High School District 211 was the 20th-largest school district by enrollment in Illinois and served 12,593 students.[2]

Demographics

Cook County outperformed the rest of Illinois in terms of higher education achievement in 2013. The United States Census Bureau found that 34.7 percent of county residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 31.4 for Illinois as a whole. The median household income for Cook County was $54,548, while it was $56,797 for the entire state. The poverty rate was 16.9 percent compared to 14.1 percent statewide.[1]

Racial Demographics, 2013[1]
Race Cook County (%) Illinois (%)
White 65.9 77.7
Black or African American 24.6 14.7
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.8 0.6
Asian 6.9 5.1
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1 0.1
Two or more race 1.8 1.8
Hispanic or Latino 24.7 16.5

Presidential Voting Pattern, Cook County[3][4][5][6]
Year Democratic vote Green Party vote Libertarian vote Republican vote Other vote
2012 635,435 4,631 8,195 347,361 1,736
2008 698,158 1,662 3,087 338,481 6,193
2004 594,928 - 6,115 407,867 -
2000 510,688 20,100 1,985 369,612 2,461

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin rather than a race. Citizens may report both their race and their place of origin, and as a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table may exceed 100 percent.[7][8]

Budget

The table below displays the budget for Township High School District 211:[9][10]

Expenditures by Category
School Year Staff Expenses Student Services Operational Expenses Debt Service Other Budget Total
Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget
2013-2014 $187,202,000 75.2% $10,945,000 4.4% $26,437,000 10.6% $9,002,000 3.6% $15,509,000 6.2% $249,095,000
2014-2015 $187,840,271 71.1% $28,711,274 10.9% $14,093,500 5.3% $7,408,516 2.8% $26,135,000 9.9% $264,288,561
Averages: $187,521,135.5 73% $19,828,137 8% $20,265,250 8% $8,205,258 3% $20,822,000 8% $256,691,780.5

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