2017 Progress Report

The Fund’s 2017 Progress Report is an interactive analysis that profiles Chicago’s public school principals, with an emphasis on details about new principals. This report allows you to easily explore demographics of principals; principal history and engagement in Fund programs; plus school demographics, governance, enrollment and performance.

Strong school leaders have proven to be a driving force behind student academic achievement in Chicago Public Schools. In fact, our public school students are improving more quickly than their peers nationwide. This progress is important, but there is more work to do. If Chicago hopes to accelerate these gains, we must understand the state of leadership in our public schools by taking a closer look at Chicago’s new principals.