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* [http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/ Illinois Secretary of State]
* [http://www.isbe.state.il.us/ Illinois State Board of Education]
* [http://www.isbe.state.il.us/ Illinois State Board of Education]
* [http://www.iasb.com/ Illinois Association of School Boards]
* [http://www.ieanea.org/ Illinois Education Association]
* [http://www.ift-aft.org/ Illinois Federation of Teachers]
* [http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/districtsearch/ National Center for Education Statistics school district search tool]

Revision as of 16:10, 9 June 2014

K-12 Education in Illinois
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Education facts
State Superintendent: Christopher Koch
Number of students: 2,083,097[1]
Number of teachers: 131,777
Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:15.8
Number of school districts: 1,075
Number of schools: 4,336
Graduation rate: 82%[2]
Per-pupil spending: $10,774[3]
See also
Illinois State Board of EducationList of school districts in IllinoisIllinoisSchool boards portal
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Note: The statistics on this page are mainly from government sources, including the U.S. Census Bureau and the National Center for Education Statistics. Figures given are the most recent as of June 2014, with school years noted in the text or footnotes.

Illinois is home to 4,336 schools and 2,083,097 K-12 students.[4]

Quick facts

State school administrators

  • State Board of Education
    • Gery J. Chico, Board Chair
    • Steven R. Gilford, Board Vice Chair
    • Dr. Vinni M. Hall, Board Secretary
    • James W. Baumann, Board Member
    • Dr. Andrea S. Brown, Board Member
    • Dr. David L. Fields, Board Member
    • Melinda A. LaBarre, Board Member
    • Curt Bradshaw, Board Member
    • Vacancy


The following table displays the top ten Illinois school districts by total student enrollment.

Student enrollment
1.) Chicago Public Schools
2.) School District U-46
3.) Indian Prairie School District 204
4.) Rockford Public Schools
5.) Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202
6.) Community Unit School District 300
7.) Naperville Community Unit School District 203
8.) Valley View School District 365U
9.) Oswego Community Unit School District 308
10.) Waukegan Public School District 60


The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Illinois as reported in the Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.[5]

See also: Demographic information for all students in all 50 states

The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Illinois as reported in the National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.[6]

Demographic Information for Illinois's K-12 Public School System
Ethnicity Students State Percentage United States Percentage**
American Indian 6,260 0.30% 1.10%
Asian 87,546 4.20% 4.68%
African American 375,919 18.05% 15.68%
Hawaiian Nat./Pacific Isl. Students 2,009 0.10% 0.42%
Hispanic 493,698 23.7% 24.37%
White 1,058,714 50.82% 51.21%
Two or More 58,951 2.83% 2.54%
**Note: This is the percentage of all students in the United States that are reported to be of this ethnicity.

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: Illinois school board elections, 2014

A total of one Illinois school district among America's largest school districts by enrollment held an election in 2014 for one seat. Peoria Public Schools District 150 held its election on March 18, 2014.

The district listed below served 14,183 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.[7] Click on the district name for more information on the district and its school board election.

2014 Illinois School Board Elections
District Date Seats up for election Total board seats Student enrollment
Peoria Public Schools District 150 3/18/2014 1 7 14,183

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