FACT SHEET

CONTACT: Alex Morgan, alexander.b.morgan@gmail.com, Press Secretary, 313-580-9322

JEH Outcomes 2016 (District Pre-K and Head Start programs)

39.8% of all students met the Kindergarten-Readiness Benchmark

• 65% of White students
39% of Black students
• 46% of Latinx students

OPAL asks: Why isn't D65 preparing Black children for academic success?


District Academic Outcomes: Students Meeting College-Ready Benchmarks

In Reading:
• 83% of White students
30.6% of Black students
• 36% of Latinx students
• 71% of Asian students

In Math:
• 80% of White students
22% of Black students
• 34% of Latinx students
• 68% of Asian students

OPAL asks: Why should we believe D65 can educate Black children?


District Demographics

District 65 total enrollment: 8066 students – Average class size is 20

Students
• 43.9% are White
23.5% are Black
• 19.3% are Latinx
• 4.4% are Asian
• 8.5% are two or more races

Teachers
• 76.7% are White
13.2% are Black
• 5.2% are Latinx
• 3.8% are Asian
• 0.9% are two or more races
 

OPAL asks: What is D65 doing to recruit and sustain teachers of color?


District Spending

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 spends:

• $14,150 Per Student
• The average administrator salary is $143,858
• The average teacher salary is $77,832
• 69% of teachers have a Masters degree

OPAL asks: Is Evanston getting a good return on its investment in D65?