Teacher trends

Question:
What are the current trends in the teaching profession?

Response:
A projected 3.5 million full-time-equivalent (FTE) elementary and secondary school teachers were engaged in classroom instruction in fall 2013. This number is about 1 percent higher than in fall 2003. The 2013 projected number of FTE teachers includes 3.1 million public school teachers and 0.4 million private school teachers.

Demographic Characteristics

Pupil/Teacher Ratio

Salary

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. (2015). Digest of Education Statistics, 2013 (NCES 2015-011), Introduction and Chapter 2 .

Mobility


SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. (2010). Teacher Attrition and Mobility: Results from the 2008–09 Teacher Follow-up Survey (NCES 2010-353).

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