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Common Core of Data (CCD)


Table 4.  Total student membership, total staff, student/teacher ratio, and student/staff ratio for public elementary/secondary education, by teacher and staff category and state or jurisdiction: School year 2006–07

        Student/teacher ratio   Student/staff ratio
State or jurisdiction Total
student membership
  Total staff Total student/ teacher ratio1 Kinder-
garten student/ teacher ratio
Elementary student/ teacher ratio2 Secondary student/ teacher ratio3  Total student/
other instructional and student support staff ratio4
Total
student/ admin-
istrative staff ratio5
Total
student/ admin-
istrative and all other support staff ratio6
                       
United States7  49,298,945   6,163,962 15.5 21.1 20.2 12.0   44.1 230.0 31.9
                       
Alabama  743,632   109,816 13.2 11.0 16.4 9.9   59.6 223.7 20.6
Alaska  132,608   16,853 16.8 22.7 21.8 11.2   41.2 107.3 31.5
Arizona  1,065,082   102,390 20.2 29.6 19.0 20.7   41.6 373.6 53.5
Arkansas  476,409   71,616 13.6 12.2 22.7 8.7   33.8 196.5 25.7
California  6,406,821 8  579,825 20.9 21.6 20.7 23.4   66.7 369.9 41.9
                       
Colorado  794,026   97,364 16.9 19.6 23.7 10.1   36.0 216.1 35.0
Connecticut  575,100   86,709 14.7 23.7 14.3 14.6   27.2 162.0 26.7
Delaware  122,254   15,403 15.2 29.4 21.0 9.2   44.2 170.7 33.9
District of Columbia  72,850 8  12,194 13.5 20.3 16.8 8.1   34.4 139.0 17.9
Florida  2,671,513   321,600 16.4 21.1 26.6 12.5   56.7 273.9 27.9
                       
Georgia  1,629,157   227,616 14.3 16.8 17.1 10.3   42.1 181.2 26.0
Hawaii  180,728 8  21,061 16.0 22.8 21.8 10.3   40.5 242.3 46.2
Idaho  267,380   26,312 18.1 37.2 23.4 11.4   65.4 310.2 44.6
Illinois  2,118,276   221,553 15.0 26.2 25.3 10.3   49.9 545.9 65.3
Indiana  1,045,940   134,681 17.1 23.5 21.8 11.3   40.1 250.2 25.4
                       
Iowa  483,122   69,690 13.6 14.7 17.8 9.5   34.5 149.9 30.9
Kansas  469,506   53,762 13.3 22.6 19.4 7.6   40.7 201.2 136.2
Kentucky  683,173 8  98,812 15.8 42.6 20.3 19.3   36.1 175.0 21.9
Louisiana  675,851   95,226 14.7 21.4 14.4 13.3   39.4 225.3 25.9
Maine  193,986   36,785 11.5 13.0 11.5 11.9   21.0 116.9 23.0
                       
Maryland  851,640   113,474 14.6 20.4 16.3 11.1   47.7 126.6 30.3
Massachusetts  968,661   136,563 13.2 25.3 15.0 14.3   31.2 172.1 39.4
Michigan  1,714,709   212,320 17.5 31.5 29.2 13.7   42.2 202.5 27.4
Minnesota  840,565   106,701 16.2 23.5 22.1 11.6   27.7 213.0 43.2
Mississippi  495,026   68,815 15.3 20.4 23.0 10.8   36.8 172.9 25.9
                       
Missouri  920,353   127,020 13.7 16.6 18.7 8.8   30.2 201.6 42.1
Montana  144,418   19,023 13.9 15.9 14.0 13.7   42.2 204.8 35.7
Nebraska  287,580   42,938 13.4 17.3 13.9 11.8   34.0 177.7 27.1
Nevada  424,240 8  33,949 18.5 34.5 24.8 15.4   76.0 344.1 126.0
New Hampshire  203,551   32,174 13.1 24.6 12.3 13.7   24.6 184.9 31.5
                       
New Jersey  1,388,850 8  205,372 12.4 25.7 19.8 8.5   30.9 499.8 32.5
New Mexico  328,220   46,551 14.9 16.2 14.4 15.4   33.2 176.7 27.2
New York  2,809,649   373,360 12.8 15.2 17.5 11.2   50.6 238.5 35.0
North Carolina  1,444,481   196,657 13.8 18.1 18.9 8.7   36.3 124.5 38.7
North Dakota  96,670   15,157 12.1 19.8 12.8 10.4   32.8 110.7 31.4
                       
Ohio  1,836,096   242,574 16.6 26.6 24.6 11.6   43.5 249.8 23.3
Oklahoma  639,391   81,831 15.1 23.8 21.4 10.5   47.5 227.9 29.4
Oregon  562,574   51,067 21.3 37.5 20.4 23.1   83.7 299.7 37.5
Pennsylvania  1,871,060   241,024 15.2 26.3 23.9 12.2   42.0 276.9 30.2
Rhode Island  151,612   17,902 13.3 26.5 18.3 8.3   45.7 283.4 67.0
                       
South Carolina  703,119   74,709 14.1 22.3 14.1 14.7   53.3 168.0 121.6
South Dakota  121,158   17,297 13.4 22.1 14.0 14.9   31.5 232.5 33.9
Tennessee  978,368 8  123,218 15.7 18.7 15.3 15.7   49.7 272.5 27.4
Texas  4,599,509   616,155 14.8 18.4 21.4 10.7   49.4 184.9 26.1
Utah  523,586 8  47,365 22.1 41.1 31.5 15.8   52.3 333.7 45.9
                       
Vermont  95,399   19,232 10.8 16.7 18.1 8.8   15.6 161.4 29.4
Virginia  1,220,440   239,815 11.6 21.9 21.6 5.8   28.6 192.7 15.0
Washington  1,026,774   102,948 19.1 31.7 25.6 15.0   65.6 258.1 37.3
West Virginia  281,939   39,217 14.5 22.8 23.6 11.1   49.8 222.7 25.2
Wisconsin  876,700   105,033 14.8 18.3 21.2 9.4   45.3 245.0 41.6
Wyoming  85,193   15,233 12.6 18.6 17.5 7.9   24.5 127.7 21.9
          0.0            
Department of Defense dependents schools, Bureau of Indian Education, and other jurisdictions 
DoDDS: DoDs Overseas9  60,891   8,338 11.7 20.8 27.9 8.3   63.3 203.0 37.2
DDESS: DoDs Domestic9  26,631   3,574 13.1 20.7 21.8 5.8   72.6 166.4 29.0
Bureau of Indian Education     
American Samoa  16,427   1,869 16.9 24.7 18.5 17.3   37.4 135.8 55.5
Guam     
Commonwealth of the                       
 Northern Marianas Islands  11,695   1,160 20.2 33.0 24.7 12.6   39.9 307.8 50.6
Puerto Rico  544,138   71,962 13.5 14.3 17.3 11.6   83.2 276.9 24.3
U.S. Virgin Islands  16,284   3,020 10.6 19.2 15.8 6.2   26.7 114.7 25.2
— Not available.
1 Total teachers include prekindergarten, kindergarten, elementary, secondary, and teachers of ungraded classes.
2 Elementary students includes students in grades 1–8.
3 Secondary students includes students in grades 9–12.
4 Other instructional and student support staff includes aides, librarians, library support staff, and student support staff.
5 Administrative staff includes school and local education agency (LEA) administrators.
6 Administrative and all other support staff includes school, LEA, and all other support staff.
7 U.S. totals include the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
8 State membership totals in California, Kentucky, and Nevada include imputed values for one grade. In the District of Columbia, Hawaii, New Jersey, Tennessee, and Texas, one or more reported values was changed to the sum of grade detail derived from the State Nonfiscal or School Universe surveys.
9 DoDDS and DDESS are the Department of Defense dependents schools (overseas) and the Department of Defense dependent schools (domestic), respectively.
NOTE: All staff counts are full-time-equivalent (FTE) counts. Some staff counts were imputed based on current-year data. Some staff counts were adjusted or disaggregated from reported totals. See table 3 for more information.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education," 2006–07, Version 1a.

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