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Education in Chicago, Illinois

Chicago has 869 schools: 608 public schools and 261 private schools

Chicago schools spend $14,559 per student (The US average is $12,383). There are 17 pupils per teacher, 4,130 students per librarian, and 486 children per counselor.

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  EDUCATIONChicago, IllinoisUnited States
  Expend. per Student$14,559$12,383
  Educ. Expend. per Student$12,326$10,574
  Instr. Expend. per Student$7,890$6,428
  Pupil/Teacher Ratio1716.8
  Students per Librarian4129.6538.1
  Students per Counselor485.7403.2
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    Reviews for Chicago    253 Reviews
    Think twice if you didn’t grow up here - 1/26/2019
    I grew up in the near west suburbs of Chicago and moved back 5 years ago in my 50s to be near family. I have lived all over the country, including NY and CA. I now... Read More

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    Chicago is a Mini NYC - 11/20/2018
    I've lived in Chicago since 1999, relocated from Pittsburgh after attending college in Virginia. Chicago has 77 neighborhoods. Very diverse population from all around... Read More

    Low quality of life. City & state broken. - 10/10/2018
    I was unfortunate enough to live in Chicago for several years. First of all the weather is horrible. People know the winter is bad but the summer is the worst season,... Read More


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