Chicago schools spend 27 percent more than East Moline Sd 37
Operational spending at Glenview Middle School in Rock Island is 27 percent less than the average Chicago public school.
Glenview Middle School is in the East Moline Sd 37 school district, where operational spending is $11,076 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 Glenview Middle School is actually fewer than at CPS. At Glenview Middle School, there are 23 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 Glenview Middle School, the truancy rate is 8.7.
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.
13.7 percent of students at Glenview Middle School 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.