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Table 83. Staff and teachers in public elementary and secondary school systems, by state or jurisdiction: Fall 2000 through fall 2007
State or jurisdiction Teachers as a percent of staff Fall 2005 Fall 20061 Fall 2007
Fall 2000 Fall 2001 Fall 2002 Fall 2003 Fall 2004 All staff Teachers Teachers as a percent of staff All staff Teachers Teachers as a percent of staff All staff Teachers Teachers as a percent of staff
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
United States2  51.5   50.8   51.0   51.2   51.0   6,130,686   3,143,003   51.3   6,153,735   3,166,391   51.5   6,215,635   3,178,142   51.1  
Alabama 53.7 3  53.1 3  53.0 3  57.7   55.6   103,775   57,757   55.7   109,839   56,134   51.1   111,656 3  50,420   45.2 3 
Alaska 49.3 3  48.1 3  47.2 3  47.2 3  44.0 3  17,954 3  7,912   44.1 3  16,854 3  7,903   46.9 3  16,593 3  7,613   45.9 3 
Arizona 49.3   49.0   48.7   49.3   50.0   100,162   51,376   51.3   102,390   52,625   51.4   104,670   54,032   51.6  
Arkansas 50.6   49.7   47.5   47.7   47.2   70,673   32,997   46.7   71,616   35,089   49.0   70,331   33,882   48.2  
California 54.1 3  53.0 3  52.9 3  53.1 3  53.2 3  579,118 3  309,222 3  53.4 3  580,141 3  307,366 3  53.0 3  583,625 3  305,230 3  52.3 3 
                                                       
Colorado 50.7   50.4   50.2   50.2   49.4   93,148   45,841   49.2   97,364   46,973   48.2   99,326   47,761   48.1  
Connecticut 50.0   49.2   49.0   49.6   46.3   84,669   39,687   46.9   86,709   39,115   45.1   86,762   39,304   45.3  
Delaware 59.2   53.4   53.3   53.1   52.5   15,473   7,998   51.7   15,403   8,038   52.2   15,524   8,198   52.8  
District of Columbia 46.2   43.5   43.3   53.5   44.3   12,372 3  5,481 3  44.3 3  12,177 3  5,383 3  44.2 3  12,532   6,347   50.6  
Florida 47.8   47.6   48.1   49.0   49.7   314,219   158,962   50.6   321,600   162,851   50.6   329,726   168,737   51.2  
                                                       
Georgia 49.2   48.8   48.5   48.5   50.1   218,965   108,535   49.6   227,616   113,597   49.9   235,083   116,857   49.7  
Hawaii 59.5   56.6   53.0   52.7   54.3   21,059   11,226   53.3   21,061   11,271   53.5   21,657   11,397   52.6  
Idaho 56.2   55.9   55.8   55.9   55.9   26,018   14,521   55.8   26,312   14,770   56.1   27,149   15,013   55.3  
Illinois 51.1 3  50.7 3  50.9 3  50.2 3  50.2 3  251,769 3  133,857   53.2 3  221,661 3  140,988   63.6 3  214,459 3  136,571   63.7 3 
Indiana 46.7   46.3   47.2   45.9   45.4   133,096   60,592   45.5   134,678   61,346   45.6   139,460   62,334   44.7  
                                                       
Iowa 51.1   50.2   51.3   51.1   50.7   69,080   35,181   50.9   69,690   35,653   51.2   71,794   36,089   50.3  
Kansas 50.9   50.8   51.1   51.1   51.4   65,537   33,608   51.3   53,762   35,297   65.7   54,232   35,359   65.2  
Kentucky 44.1   42.6   42.4   43.0   43.2   97,937   42,413   43.3   98,812   43,371   43.9   100,362   43,536   43.4  
Louisiana 49.3   49.2   48.9   49.0   48.5   92,612   44,660   48.2   95,226   45,951   48.3   99,625   48,610   48.8  
Maine 49.7   49.1   48.7   49.1   47.7   35,249   16,684   47.3   36,785   16,826   45.7   39,918   16,558   41.5  
                                                       
Maryland 54.3   54.2   54.0   51.3   50.9   111,215   56,685   51.0   113,474   58,443   51.5   116,857   59,320   50.8  
Massachusetts 55.1   54.9   51.6   53.6 3  53.3 3  138,781 3  73,596   53.0 3  136,563 3  73,157   53.6 3  123,114   70,719   57.4  
Michigan 46.1   46.0   47.9   47.1 3  48.0   204,764 3  98,069   47.9 3  212,320   98,037   46.2   208,987   96,204   46.0  
Minnesota 51.6 3  50.7   50.1 3  49.7   50.0   104,489   51,107   48.9   106,701   51,880   48.6   108,432   52,975   48.9  
Mississippi 47.9   47.9   47.8   47.7   46.6   67,659   31,433   46.5   68,815   32,351   47.0   71,144   33,560   47.2  
                                                       
Missouri 53.2   52.3   52.1   51.8   51.9   128,794   67,076   52.1   131,633   67,521   51.3   133,607   68,430   51.2  
Montana 53.5 3  53.4 3  55.4 3  55.2   54.5 3  19,611 3  10,369   52.9 3  19,005 3  10,398   54.7 3  19,179 3  10,519   54.8 3 
Nebraska 52.6   52.0   51.6   51.6   51.6   41,166   21,359   51.9   42,938   21,459   50.0   43,672   21,930   50.2  
Nevada 58.6   56.7   59.9   59.4   67.0   32,345 3  21,744   67.2 3  33,951 3  22,908   67.5 3  35,574 3  23,423   65.8 3 
New Hampshire 51.1   50.4   49.8   49.0   48.7   32,022   15,536   48.5   32,174   15,515   48.2   32,573   15,484   47.5  
                                                       
New Jersey 53.4   53.6   53.7   53.5   53.8   211,893 3  112,673   53.2 3  205,319 3  112,301   54.7 3  201,552 3  111,500   55.3 3 
New Mexico 46.8   48.6   48.3   48.1   46.7   47,940   22,021   45.9   46,551   22,016   47.3   46,699   22,300   47.8  
New York 49.7   49.4   49.3   54.8   54.8 3  373,504   218,989   58.6   373,360   218,879   58.6   374,080   211,854   56.6  
North Carolina 51.5   51.6   51.8   52.3   52.2   182,107   95,664   52.5   204,549   112,304   54.9   203,287   106,562   52.4  
North Dakota 53.9   53.9   53.5   53.3   53.2   15,128   8,003   52.9   15,157   8,007   52.8   15,385   8,068   52.4  
                                                       
Ohio 53.1   53.1   51.7   50.2   49.2   238,977   117,982   49.4   242,643   110,459   45.5   243,579   109,766   45.1  
Oklahoma 55.0   54.5   54.6   55.0   52.2   81,857   41,833   51.1   81,831   42,206   51.6   86,758   46,735   53.9  
Oregon 50.0   49.3   49.3   49.3   48.4   60,349   28,346   47.0   62,205   29,940   48.1   64,619   30,013   46.4  
Pennsylvania 52.2   51.7   51.1   51.4   51.1   240,409   122,397   50.9   240,558   123,114   51.2   254,476   135,234   53.1  
Rhode Island 60.0   59.8   61.2   59.9 3  51.6 3  24,267 3  14,180 3  58.4 3  17,912 3  11,381   63.5 3  17,559   11,271   64.2  
                                                       
South Carolina 65.7 3  65.3 3  73.8 3  72.9 3  72.2 3  67,992 3  48,212   70.9 3  68,833 3  49,284   71.6 3  66,087   47,382   71.7  
South Dakota 52.0   50.6   48.6   48.6   50.1   19,018   9,129   48.0   17,294   9,070   52.4   17,019   9,416   55.3  
Tennessee 52.1   52.1   51.3   51.3   51.8   114,171   59,596   52.2   123,218   62,176   50.5   126,646   64,659   51.1  
Texas 50.6   48.6   48.6   48.5   48.5   598,513   302,425   50.5   616,155   311,649   50.6   635,715   321,929   50.6  
Utah 54.1   54.0   53.9   53.3   50.1   45,821   22,993   50.2   47,365   23,640   49.9   48,515   24,336   50.2  
                                                       
Vermont 47.3   47.4   46.5   46.8   46.1   19,024   8,851   46.5   19,232   8,859   46.1   19,184   8,749   45.6  
Virginia 54.1 3  54.0   61.3   54.4   52.2   233,898   103,944   44.4   214,464   79,688   37.2   204,384   71,861   35.2  
Washington 52.3   46.9   47.0   48.3   47.5   113,845   53,508   47.0   102,948   53,743   52.2   103,714   53,960   52.0  
West Virginia 54.3   53.5   52.8   52.7   52.6   38,152   19,940   52.3   36,717 3  19,633   53.5 3  38,309 3  20,306   53.0 3 
Wisconsin 56.3   54.6   53.3   55.7   58.2   105,564   60,127   57.0   105,033   59,089   56.3   104,981   58,914   56.1  
Wyoming 48.6   48.7   49.1 3  46.5   46.7   14,526   6,706   46.2   15,121   6,737   44.6   15,464   6,915   44.7  
                                                       
Bureau of Indian
   Education
                           
DoD, overseas 66.0   65.3   68.0   64.9   71.4   9,099   5,726   62.9   8,338   5,204   62.4   6,265   4,147   66.2  
DoD, domestic 59.2   57.5   57.7   55.4   69.9   3,671   2,033   55.4   3,574   2,033   56.9   3,994   2,243   56.2  
Other jurisdictions                                                        
American Samoa 50.0   54.2   54.4   55.8   52.1   1,446   989   68.4   1,869   971   52.0        
Guam 51.5   50.9     50.8   50.4   3,455   1,804   52.2              
Northern Marianas 50.2   50.9   49.9   47.6   49.7   1,234   614   49.8   1,160   579   49.9   1,111   550   49.5  
Puerto Rico 54.4   57.0   56.8   56.8   56.0   75,023   42,036   56.0   71,962   40,163   55.8   71,847   40,826   56.8  
U.S. Virgin Islands 52.1   53.6   49.5   52.2   51.9   2,664   1,434   53.8   3,020   1,531   50.7   3,137   1,518   48.4  
—Not available.
1 Data revised from previously published figures.
2 U.S. totals include imputations for underreporting and nonreporting states.
3 Includes imputations for underreporting.
NOTE: DoD = Department of Defense.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education," 2000-01 through 2007-08. (This table was prepared September 2009.)
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