City Schools at a Glance

  • (updated: December 11, 2018)

    2018-19 Student enrollment: 79,297 total

    • 41,496 students in pre-k to grade 5
    • 17,148 students in grades 6 to 8
    • 20,653 students in grades 9 to 12

    2018-19 Student demographics

    • 78.6 percent African American; 11.3 percent Hispanic/Latino; 7.8 percent White
    • 52.7 percent low income (based on direct certification for programs including 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)
    • 7.2 percent English language learner
     
     
    2018-19 Schools and programs: 172 total
    • 1 pre-k/kindergarten school
    • 48 elementary schools
    • 73 elementary/middle schools
    • 6 middle schools
    • 11 middle/high schools
    • 25 high schools
    • 1 elementary/middle/high school
    • 7 programs (not schools)

    2018-19 (FY19) budget: $1.31 billion (read more)