Statistics

Students 2013-14

Total Enrollment: 14,538
Low Income: 23.19%
Limited English: 16.03%

Racial/ethnic background

  • White: 43.02%
  • Hispanic: 24.42%
  • Asian/Pacific Islander: 22.02%
  • Black: 6.60%
  • Native American: 0.41%
  • Multiracial: 3.52%

Teachers 2013-14

Total certified personnel: 1,211
Total personnel: 2,483

Racial/ethnic background

  • White: 83.86%
  • Hispanic: 4.85%
  • Asian/Pacific Islander: 4.85%
  • Black: 1.51%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Multiracial: 0.84%
  • Undisclosed: 4.01%

Gender

  • Male: 10.8%
  • Female: 89.2%

Ratios

  • Pupil-teacher: 22.6:1
  • Pupil-certified staff: 11.3:1
  • Pupil-administrator: 195.1:1

Experience/Education

  • Average experience: 10.8 years
  • Teachers with bachelor’s degrees: 100%
  • Teachers with advanced degrees: 73%

Salaries

  • Average teacher: $67,370.44
  • Average administrator: $126,718.10

Instructional setting

District 54 operates 21 elementary schools, five junior high schools and one kindergarten to eighth-grade school.

Average class size by grade for the 2013-14 school year

  • Kindergarten: 21.0
  • First: 21.6
  • Second: 21.9
  • Third: 22.1
  • Fourth: 22.5
  • Fifth: 22.6
  • Sixth: 22.7
  • Junior High: 21.0

Finances 2013-14

Credit rating: Aaa
Tax rate: 3.578
Operating expenditure per student: $13,300.42
Equalized assessed valuation per student: $355,591

2013-14 Budget

Fund

Revenues

Expenditures

Education

$179,069,641

$178,488,243

Operations and Maintenance

16,087,000

18,988,332

Transportation

9,652,300

9,006,000

Bond and Interest

21,371

4,295,567

IMRF/Social Security/Medicare

6,487,341

6,691,000

Capital Projects

4,295,567

5,803,918

Working Cash

1,746,407

0

Fire Prevention/Life Safety

1,363,377

1,516,351

Total

218,723,004

224,789,411