Statistics

Students 2014-15

Total Enrollment: 14,405
Low Income: 30.36%
Limited English: 18.89%

Racial/ethnic bacground

  • White: 41.96%
  • Hispanic: 24.71%
  • Asian/Pacific Islander: 23.11%
  • Black: 6.3%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Multiracial: 3.5%

Teachers 2014-15

Total certified personnel: 1,195
Total personnel: 2,229

Racial/ethnic background

  • White: 87.2%
  • Hispanic: 2.4%
  • Asian/Pacific Islander: 4.2%
  • Black: 1.3%
  • Native American: 2.1%
  • Undisclosed: 2.8%

Gender

  • Male: 10%
  • Female: 90%

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: $69,120.76
  • Average administrator: $126,204.72

Instructional setting

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

Average class size by grade for the 2014-15 school year

  • Kindergarten: 20.0
  • First: 21.9
  • Second: 21.7
  • Third: 21.5
  • Fourth: 21.5
  • Fifth: 22.2
  • Sixth: 21.5
  • Junior High: 21.0

Finances 2014-15

Credit rating: Aaa
Tax rate: 4.148
Operating expenditure per student: $13,277.88
Equalized assessed valuation per student: $273,877

2014-15 Budget

Fund

Revenues

Expenditures

Education

$183,406,545

$181,407,563

Operations and Maintenance

18,823,800

32,644,386

Transportation

7,827,363

9,013,050

Bond and Interest

278,629

0

IMRF/Social Security/Medicare

6,980,593

6,925,185

Capital Projects

2,788,627

1,287,301

Working Cash

776,169

2,788,627

Fire Prevention/Life Safety

628,043

610,488

Total

220,952,511

234,676,000