Falling behind

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The 32 elementary and high schools where foster kids are most often
found rank far behind the city’s remaining schools in reading and
math scores. Students at the school are more likely to be black, poor
and to change schools often.

Percent of Students Who Are…
Foster Schools
Rest of CPS
Predominantly Poor

75

57
Highly Mobile
72
46
Mostly Black
91
44
Meeting Goal in Math Scores
0
33
Meeting Goal In Reading Scores
0
23

SOURCE: The Chicago Reporter/CATALYST analysis of CPS
data