City Schools at a Glance

  • (updated: April 5, 2018)

    Districtwide profile link opens PDF file

    2017-18 Student enrollment: 80,592 total

    • 42,864 students in pre-k to grade 5
    • 16,964 students in grades 6 to 8
    • 20,764 students in grades 9 to 12

    2017-18 Student demographics

    • 80.1 percent African American; 10.4 percent Hispanic/Latino; 8.7 percent White
    • 55.1 percent low income (based on direct certification for programs including Medicaid, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance; City Schools provides free breakfast and lunch to all students and does not collect applications for free and reduced-price meals, with the result that low-income status is under-reported)
    • 6.6 percent English language learner
    • 14.7 percent student with disabilities
     
     
    2017-18 Schools and programs: 177 total
    • 1 pre-k/kindergarten school
    • 48 elementary schools
    • 77 elementary/middle schools
    • 6 middle schools
    • 14 middle/high schools
    • 24 high schools
    • 1 elementary/middle/high school
    • 6 programs (not schools)

    2017-18 (FY18) budget: $1.31 billion (read more)