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Table 70. Public elementary and secondary teachers, by level and state or jurisdiction: Selected years, fall 2000 through fall 2009
State or jurisdiction Fall 2000 Fall 2005 Fall 2006 Fall 2007 Fall 2008 Fall 2009
Total Elementary Secondary Ungraded Total Elementary Secondary Ungraded
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
United States 2,941,461 1  3,143,003 1  3,166,391 1  3,178,142 1  3,222,154 1  1,760,865 1  1,234,197 227,092 3,209,637 1  1,777,149 1  1,227,484 205,004
Alabama 48,194 2  57,757   56,134   50,420   47,818   27,193   20,625 0 47,492   27,075   20,417 0
Alaska 7,880   7,912   7,903   7,613   7,927   4,111   3,816 0 8,083   4,264   3,819 0
Arizona 44,438   51,376   52,625   54,032   54,696   39,077   15,619 0 51,947   37,008   14,939 0
Arkansas 31,947   32,997   35,089   33,882   37,162   19,656   14,525 2,981 37,240   19,705   14,577 2,958
California 298,021 2  309,222 2  307,366 2  305,230 2  303,647 2  206,996 2  88,190 8,461 313,795 2  224,644 2  89,151 0
                                         
Colorado 41,983   45,841   46,973   47,761   48,692   27,679   21,013 0 49,060   28,071   20,989 0
Connecticut 41,044   39,687   39,115   39,304   48,463   31,808   15,602 1,053 43,593   28,303   14,236 1,054
Delaware 7,469   7,998   8,038   8,198   8,322   4,093   4,229 0 8,640   4,262   4,378 0
District of Columbia 4,949   5,481 3  5,383 3  6,347   5,321   2,768   2,263 290 6,370   3,782   2,291 297
Florida 132,030   158,962   162,851   168,737   186,361   75,396   66,343 44,622 183,827   74,156   65,821 43,851
                                         
Georgia 91,043   108,535   113,597   116,857   118,839   72,537   46,233 69 115,918   70,513   45,344 61
Hawaii 10,927   11,226   11,271   11,397   11,295   6,058   5,194 43 11,404   6,213   5,151 40
Idaho 13,714   14,521   14,770   15,013   15,148   7,951   7,197 0 15,201   8,024   7,177 0
Illinois 127,620   133,857   140,988   136,571   135,704   93,183   42,518 3 138,483   93,414   45,062 8
Indiana 59,226   60,592   61,346   62,334   62,668   34,007   28,296 365 62,258   33,685   28,171 402
                                         
Iowa 34,636   35,181   35,653   36,089   35,961   19,603   16,358 0 35,842   19,793   16,049 0
Kansas 32,742   33,608   35,297   35,359   35,883   16,957   18,769 157 34,700   17,017   16,816 867
Kentucky 39,589   42,413   43,371   43,536   43,451   21,609   10,117 11,725 44,371   21,986   10,329 12,056
Louisiana 49,915   44,660   45,951   48,610   49,377   34,573   14,804 0 49,646   34,292   15,355 0
Maine 16,559   16,684   16,826   16,558   15,912   10,881   5,031 0 16,275   11,122   5,154 0
                                         
Maryland 52,433   56,685   58,443   59,320   58,940   34,396   24,544 0 58,235   34,288   23,948 0
Massachusetts 67,432   73,596   73,157   70,719   70,398   46,585   23,813 0 69,909   46,235   23,674 0
Michigan 97,031   98,069   98,037   96,204   94,754   37,702   37,761 19,291 92,691   36,937   36,706 19,047
Minnesota 53,457   51,107   51,880   52,975   53,083   27,327   24,124 1,632 52,839   27,459   23,884 1,496
Mississippi 31,006   31,433   32,351   33,560   33,358   15,891   13,291 4,176 33,103   15,755   13,270 4,078
                                         
Missouri 64,735   67,076   67,521   68,430   68,015   34,870   33,145 0 67,796   34,931   32,865 0
Montana 10,411   10,369   10,398   10,519   10,467   7,079   3,388 0 10,521   7,133   3,388 0
Nebraska 20,983   21,359   21,459   21,930   22,057   14,202   7,855 0 22,256   13,774   8,482 0
Nevada 18,293   21,744   22,908   23,423   21,993   11,283   7,892 2,818 22,104   11,179   7,982 2,942
New Hampshire 14,341   15,536   15,515   15,484   15,661   10,649   5,012 0 15,491   10,531   4,960 0
                                         
New Jersey 99,061   112,673   112,301   111,500   114,713   53,374   48,663 12,676 115,248   62,091   40,615 12,542
New Mexico 21,042   22,021   22,016   22,300   22,825   13,473   5,127 4,225 22,724   9,976   8,657 4,090
New York 206,961   218,989   218,879   211,854   217,944   105,446   73,282 39,216 214,804   103,684   72,408 38,712
North Carolina 83,680   95,664   112,304   106,562   109,634   56,823   49,063 3,748 105,046 4  55,601 4  47,923 1,522
North Dakota 8,141   8,003   8,007   8,068   8,181   5,132   3,049 0 8,366   5,242   3,123 0
                                         
Ohio 118,361   117,982   110,459   109,766   112,845   54,741   53,743 4,361 111,378   54,398   53,016 3,963
Oklahoma 41,318   41,833   42,206   46,735   46,571   22,386   19,770 4,415 42,678   22,891   19,788 0
Oregon 28,094   28,346   29,940   30,013   30,152   20,886   9,266 0 28,751   20,148   8,604 0
Pennsylvania 116,963   122,397   123,114   135,234   129,708   61,395   59,464 8,849 130,984   61,921   59,973 9,089
Rhode Island 10,645   14,180 2  11,381   11,271   11,316   5,386   5,930 0 11,365   5,443   5,922 0
                                         
South Carolina 45,380   48,212   49,284   47,382   49,941   33,282   14,272 2,387 46,980   32,922   14,058 0
South Dakota 9,397   9,129   9,070   9,416   9,244   5,791   2,553 900 9,326   5,877   2,566 884
Tennessee 57,164   59,596   62,176   64,659   64,926   44,397   18,848 1,681 65,361   44,584   18,946 1,832
Texas 274,826   302,425   311,649   321,929   327,905   163,514   127,161 37,230 333,164   166,632   131,239 35,292
Utah 22,008   22,993   23,640   24,336   23,657   11,658   9,563 2,436 25,474   12,827   9,979 2,667
                                         
Vermont 8,414   8,851   8,859   8,749   8,766   3,333   3,551 1,882 8,734   3,352   3,563 1,819
Virginia 86,977 2  103,944   79,688   71,861   71,415   35,233   36,182 0 70,827   35,179   35,649 0
Washington 51,098   53,508   53,743   53,960   54,428   26,775   22,372 5,281 53,448   27,306   22,852 3,290
West Virginia 20,930   19,940   19,633   20,306   20,209   9,452   10,757 0 20,299   9,474   10,825 0
Wisconsin 60,165   60,127   59,089   58,914   59,401   28,622   30,660 119 58,426   28,319   29,962 145
Wyoming 6,783   6,706   6,737   6,915   7,000   3,646   3,354 0 7,166   3,734   3,431 0
                                         
Bureau of Indian
   Education
               
                                         
DoD, overseas 5,105   5,726   5,204   4,147   4,551   1,581   1,532 1,438    
DoD, domestic 2,399   2,033   2,033   2,243   2,145   974   423 748    
                                         
Other jurisdictions                                        
American Samoa 820   989   971         0 0    
Guam 1,975   1,804           0 0    
Northern Marianas 526   614   579   550   514   280   230 4 552   295   254 3
Puerto Rico 37,620   42,036   40,163   40,826   39,356   19,065   15,031 5,260 39,102   18,303   15,295 5,504
U.S. Virgin Islands 1,511   1,434   1,531   1,518   1,331   632   472 227 1,425   602   463 360
—Not available.
1 Includes imputed values for states.
2 Includes imputations for underreporting of prekindergarten teachers.
3 Imputed.
4 Includes imputations for underreporting of kindergarten teachers.
NOTE: Distribution of elementary and secondary teachers determined by reporting units. Teachers reported in full-time equivalents (FTE). DoD = Department of Defense. Some data have been revised from previously published figures.
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 2009-10. (This table was prepared February 2012.)
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