Chicago schools spend 17 percent more than North Greene High
Operational spending at North Greene High School in Greene is 17 percent less than the average Chicago public school.
North Greene High School is in the North Greene CUSD 3 school district, where operational spending is $12,548 per year, per student. In the Chicago Public School District (CPS), the average school spends $15,120 per year, per student.
The number of students per classroom at North Greene High School is actually fewer than at CPS. At North Greene High School, there are 16 students per classroom, while at CPS there are 24.
However, at CPS, while schools are staffed for full enrollment, 27 percent of students are "chronically truant." That means adjusted for actual student attendance, CPS has 17.5 students per classroom.
At North Greene High School, the truancy rate is 2.3.
The Chicago Teachers Union has called upon state taxpayers to increase state funding to CPS by 25 percent, or to $20,000 per student. City officials are considering filing a federal lawsuit to require the rest of Illinois to provide this funding.
Of students at North Greene High School, 24.3 percent earned a passing score on the 2015 Illinois standardized K-12 test, or "PARCC" exam. On the same exam, 25 percent of CPS students earned a passing score.