Chicago Public Schools: Budget by school and school year with student count

Mary Oliver filed this request with the Chicago Public Schools of Chicago, IL.

It is a clone of this request.

Tracking #

N014417-102923

Due Nov. 3, 2023
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

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From: Mary Oliver

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act., I hereby request the following records:

I request a budget by school, school year, account name, and program name for the school years 2009/2010 through and including 2022/2023. I would like the following fields to be sent in a delimited format (csv or xls or xlsx): School ID, Unit ID, Unit Name or School Name, School year, Account name, Program name, Ending budget, Student count (at the end of that school year).

Specifically, for each school and school year, please provide a spreadsheet including data under the following fields:

school_id
UNIT
Unit_name
school_Year
Account_Name
Program_Name
Ending_Budget
Student_count

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Sandra Tilmon

From: Chicago Public Schools

Dear Sandra:

Thank you for your interest in Chicago Public Schools. Your FOIA request has been received and is being processed. Your FOIA Center reference number for tracking purposes is: N014417-102923
You have requested the following records: To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act., I hereby request the following records:

I request a budget by school, school year, account name, and program name for the school years 2009/2010 through and including 2022/2023. I would like the following fields to be sent in a delimited format (csv or xls or xlsx): School ID, Unit ID, Unit Name or School Name, School year, Account name, Program name, Ending budget, Student count (at the end of that school year).

Specifically, for each school and school year, please provide a spreadsheet including data under the following fields:

school_id
UNIT
Unit_name
school_Year
Account_Name
Program_Name
Ending_Budget
Student_count

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Sandra Tilmon

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Chicago Public Schools (CPS) responds to all public records requests in accordance with the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 ILCS 140/1 et seq.
If further time is needed to assemble and copy all documents responsive to your FOIA request, we will contact you with a time estimate and a request to extend.
Upon the completion of a response, CPS will provide the first 50 pages to you at no charge.  If a response is more than 50 pages, a fee of 15¢ per page will be charged for each additional page. Copies of video recordings have a fee of $48. All applicable fees must be paid prior to the copying. CPS will inform you of any fees due if your paper response exceeds 50 pages. You can monitor the progress of your request at the link below and you’ll receive an email when your request has been completed. Thank you for using the CPS FOIA Center.

From: Chicago Public Schools

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10/30/2023

Sandra Tilmon
MuckRock News, DEPT MR153824 263 Huntington Ave
Boston MA 02115

Dear Sandra:

RE: Chicago Public Schools FOIA Request N014417-102923
Thank you again for using the Chicago Public Schools FOIA Center.
Under the Freedom of Information Act, a public body may extend the time to respond to a FOIA request by up to 5 business days for a limited number of reasons. 5 ILCS 140/3(e).
We are extending the time to respond to your request by 5 business days for one or more of the following reason(s):
(  ) the requested records are stored in whole or in part at other locations than the office having charge of the requested records;
( )  the request requires the collection of a substantial number of specified records;
( ) the request is couched in categorical terms and requires an extensive search for the records responsive to it;
( ) the requested records have not been located in the course of routine search and additional efforts are being made to locate them;

(x) the requested records require examination and evaluation by personnel having the necessary competence and discretion to determine if they are exempt from disclosure under Section 7 of this Act or should be revealed only with appropriate deletions;
(x) the request for records cannot be complied with by the public body within the time limits prescribed by 5 ILCS 140/3 (c) without unduly burdening or interfering with the operations of the public body;
() there is need for consultation, which shall be conducted with all practicable speed, with another public body or among two or more components of a public body having a substantial interest in the determination or in the subject matter of the request.

Sincerely,

Patricia Majchrowicz
FOIA Officer
Chicago Public Schools
Please note that District Offices will be closed on Friday, November 10th in observance of Veterens Day.

From: Chicago Public Schools

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11/14/2023 Sandra Tilmon Dear Sandra: RE: Chicago Public Schools FOIA Request N014417-102923 Thank you again for using the Chicago Public Schools FOIA Center. We are writing regarding your Freedom of Information Act Request for the following records: To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act., I hereby request the following records:

I request a budget by school, school year, account name, and program name for the school years 2009/2010 through and including 2022/2023. I would like the following fields to be sent in a delimited format (csv or xls or xlsx): School ID, Unit ID, Unit Name or School Name, School year, Account name, Program name, Ending budget, Student count (at the end of that school year).

Specifically, for each school and school year, please provide a spreadsheet including data under the following fields:

school_id
UNIT
Unit_name
school_Year
Account_Name
Program_Name
Ending_Budget
Student_count

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Sandra Tilmon

Upload documents directly: https://www.muckrock.com/ The Chicago Public Schools' Freedom of Information Act is continuing to process your request. Please allow this office 10 additional business days to respond. We are still working on gathering records responsive to your request. Thank you for your patience as CPS works diligently on your request.

Patricia Majchrowicz
Freedom of Information Act Officer
Chicago Public Schools
Please note that District Offices will be closed on Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24th in observance of Thanksgiving holiday.

From: Mary Oliver

Hello, I am following up on my FOIA request.

Many thanks in advance for the update,

Sandra

From: Chicago Public Schools

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12/01/2023
Sandra Tilmon Dear Mr./Ms. Tilmon:
RE: Chicago Public Schools FOIA Request N014417-102923
RESPONSE: Documents responsive to your request are available to download via the CPS FOIA Center at www.cps.edu/FOIARequests . Please log in with your username and password to access the records. Please be advised that the capital budget expenditures FY2012 file contains data going back to 2008. No additional records were located due to age in records and changes in technology. However, please use this link to find the budget books and financials available on the public website: https://www.cps.edu/about/finance/budget/ . Using this link, please select the budget year you wish to review financials for and then scroll down to “Interactive Reports” located on the left hand side of the screen found under Related Links . From there, you will be able to view financial reports by schools. To view student enrollment data, please use this link: https://www.cps.edu/about/stats-facts/
Pursuant to 5 ILCS 140/8.5(a),  a public body is not required to copy a public record that is published on the public body's website. However,  pursuant to 5 ILCS 140/8.5(b),  if you are unable to reasonably access the record online after being directed to the website,  please re-submit your request and state your inability to reasonably access the record(s) online.
Thank you for using the Chicago Public Schools FOIA Center. Sincerely, Patricia Majchrowicz Freedom of Information Act Officer Chicago Public Schools

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From: Mary Oliver

Dear Patricia,

I appreciate your sending files related to capital expenditures, however, this does not satisfy my request of per-school ending budget and student count by school year.

Would you please revisit the original request and send data for:

school_id
UNIT
Unit_name
school_Year
Account_Name
Program_Name
Ending_Budget
Student_count

Many thanks,

Sandra Tilmon

From: Mary Oliver

Hello, i am following up on an unfulfilled FOIA request for budget by CPS school.

Please let me know if there is any further information needed.

Would you please revisit the original request and send data for:

school_id
UNIT
Unit_name
school_Year
Account_Name
Program_Name
Ending_Budget
Student_count

Best regards,

Sandra

From: Mary Oliver

Hello, i am following up on an unfulfilled FOIA request for budget by CPS school. It has been over three months.

Please let me know if there is any further information needed.

Would you please revisit the original request and send data for:

school_id
UNIT
Unit_name
school_Year
Account_Name
Program_Name
Ending_Budget
Student_count

Best regards,

Sandra

From: Mary Oliver

Hello, i am following up on an unfulfilled FOIA request for budget by CPS school. It has been over three months.

Please let me know if there is any further information needed.

Would you please revisit the original request and send data for:

school_id
UNIT
Unit_name
school_Year
Account_Name
Program_Name
Ending_Budget
Student_count

Best regards,

Sandra

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