Parents, just wanted to share news on our recent academic gains with you. We recently announced that Chicago Public Schools students are continuing to build on their academic gains, with growth on the ACT rate, freshmen-on-track rate, and graduation rates marking the highest measures for CPS student achievement on record.

Among Chicago students’ accomplishments:

  • Average ACT score: 18.2 (highest measure on record)
  • Freshmen-on-track to graduate: 84.1 percent (highest measure on record)
  • 5-Year cohort graduation rate: 69.9 percent (highest measure on record)

Read more in the recent release.