Chicago schools spend 21% more than Ringwood School Primary Center
Operational spending at Ringwood School Primary Center in Ringwood is 21 percent less than the average Chicago public school.
Ringwood School Primary Center is in Johnsburg School District 12, where operational spending is $12,005 per year per student.
In the Chicago Public Schools (CPS), the average school spends $15,120 per year per student.
The number of students per classroom at Ringwood School Primary Center is actually less than at CPS. At Ringwood School Primary Center there are 17 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 Ringwood School Primary Center, the truancy rate is 8.7 percent.
The Chicago Teachers Union has called upon state taxpayers to increase state funding to CPS by 33 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.
At Ringwood School Primary Center, 48.9 percent of students 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.
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