Top Illinois Charter Public Schools

All
(66)
All
(66)
 
High
(33)
High
(33)
 
Middle
(44)
Middle
(44)
 
Elementary
(48)
Elementary
(48)
 
Pre-K
(6)
Pre-K
(6)
 
  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 66 top charter public schools in Illinois serving 64,372 students.
  • Learn more about how charter schools work. Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Illinois state average of 51%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is more than the state average of 16:1.

Top Illinois Charter Public Schools (2018-19)

Recent Articles
We analyze on a new study that shows restricting sugary snacks in vending machines in schools resulted in less weight-gain over a three-year period.
A number of school districts across the country are considering the closure of some of their public schools. We’ll look at reasons for the closures and what parents are doing to protest.
We report on the back to school campaign launched by CPS despite huge issues facing the district, including reports of school officials lying to get their children free lunches, conflicts between administrators and teachers’ union, and a lower bond rating.