CPS counselors

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As of January, 663 counselors were employed in Chicago public schools. Most are highly educated veterans. A master’s degree is required, but many have completed extra coursework.

Race/Ethnicity

Black
47%
White
44%
Hispanic
8%
Asian
1%
   
Demographics
Male
19%
Female
81%
Avg. age
53
Avg. years w/ CPS
22
   
Where they work
Elementary school
58%
High school
42%
   
Education
Bachelor’s degree only
< 1%
Master’s degree
26%
Master’s w/ add’l courses
70%
Doctorate
4%


Source: Chicago Public Schools