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Table 77. Public elementary and secondary teachers, by level and state or jurisdiction: Selected years, fall 2000 through fall 2010
State or jurisdiction Fall 2000 Fall 2005 Fall 2007 Fall 2008 Fall 2009 Fall 2010
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 3,178,142 1 3,222,154 1 3,209,672 1 1,774,295 1 1,231,434 203,943 3,099,095 1 1,708,057 1 1,199,589 191,449
Alabama 48,194 2 57,757   50,420   47,818   47,492   27,075   20,417 0 49,363   28,057   21,306 0
Alaska 7,880   7,912   7,613   7,927   8,083   4,264   3,819 0 8,171   5,340   2,830 0
Arizona 44,438   51,376   54,032   54,696   51,947   37,008   14,939 0 50,031   35,188   14,843 0
Arkansas 31,947   32,997   33,882   37,162   37,240   19,705   14,577 2,958 34,273   17,701   14,077 2,496
California 298,021 2 309,222 2 305,230 2 303,647 2 316,299 2 222,683 2 93,616 0 260,806 2 176,602 2 84,199 5
                                         
Colorado 41,983   45,841   47,761   48,692   49,060   28,071   20,989 0 48,543   27,971   20,572 0
Connecticut 41,044   39,687   39,304   48,463   43,593   28,303   14,236 1,054 42,951   27,890   14,030 1,032
Delaware 7,469   7,998   8,198   8,322   8,640   4,262   4,378 0 8,933   4,457   4,476 0
District of Columbia 4,949   5,481 3 6,347   5,321   5,854   3,452   2,124 278 5,925   3,395   2,049 481
Florida 132,030   158,962   168,737   186,361   183,827   74,156   65,821 43,851 175,609   76,415   66,619 32,575
                                         
Georgia 91,043   108,535   116,857   118,839   115,918   70,513   45,344 61 112,460   68,631   43,775 54
Hawaii 10,927   11,226   11,397   11,295   11,472   6,242   5,175 55 11,396   6,191   5,127 78
Idaho 13,714   14,521   15,013   15,148   15,201   8,024   7,177 0 15,673   7,486   8,186 0
Illinois 127,620   133,857   136,571   135,704   138,483   93,414   45,062 8 132,983   90,610   42,373 0
Indiana 59,226   60,592   62,334   62,668   62,258   33,685   28,171 402 58,121 2 32,216 2 25,843 62
                                         
Iowa 34,636   35,181   36,089   35,961   35,842   19,793   16,049 0 34,642   24,039   10,604 0
Kansas 32,742   33,608   35,359   35,883   34,700   17,017   16,816 867 34,644   16,985   16,792 867
Kentucky 39,589   42,413   43,536   43,451   41,981   21,272   9,822 10,887 42,042   21,394   9,883 10,765
Louisiana 49,915   44,660   48,610   49,377   49,646   34,292   15,355 0 48,655   33,195   15,460 0
Maine 16,559   16,684   16,558   15,912   16,331   11,178   5,154 0 15,384   10,596   4,788 0
                                         
Maryland 52,433   56,685   59,320   58,940   58,463   34,336   24,127 0 58,428   34,424   24,004 0
Massachusetts 67,432   73,596   70,719   70,398   69,909   46,235   23,674 0 68,754   45,441   23,313 0
Michigan 97,031   98,069   96,204   94,754   92,691   36,937   36,706 19,047 88,615   35,735   34,850 18,030
Minnesota 53,457   51,107   52,975   53,083   52,839   27,459   23,884 1,496 52,672   27,629   23,577 1,466
Mississippi 31,006   31,433   33,560   33,358   33,103   15,755   13,270 4,078 32,255   15,215   12,891 4,149
                                         
Missouri 64,735   67,076   68,430   68,015   67,796   34,931   32,865 0 66,735   34,305   32,430 0
Montana 10,411   10,369   10,519   10,467   10,521   7,133   3,388 0 10,361   7,054   3,307 0
Nebraska 20,983   21,359   21,930   22,057   22,256   13,774   8,482 0 22,345   13,839   8,506 0
Nevada 18,293   21,744   23,423   21,993   22,104   11,179   7,982 2,942 21,839   10,842   8,041 2,956
New Hampshire 14,341   15,536   15,484   15,661   15,491   10,531   4,960 0 15,365   10,402   4,963 0
                                         
New Jersey 99,061   112,673   111,500   114,713   115,248   62,091   40,615 12,542 110,202   59,333   38,278 12,591
New Mexico 21,042   22,021   22,300   22,825   22,724   9,976   8,657 4,090 22,437   9,832   8,563 4,043
New York 206,961   218,989   211,854   217,944   214,804   103,684   72,408 38,712 211,606   101,708   69,357 40,541
North Carolina 83,680   95,664   106,562   109,634   105,036 4 55,591 4 47,923 1,522 98,357   49,681   47,549 1,128
North Dakota 8,141   8,003   8,068   8,181   8,366   5,242   3,123 0 8,417   5,431   2,986 0
                                         
Ohio 118,361   117,982   109,766   112,845   111,378   54,398   53,016 3,963 109,282   53,650   51,887 3,745
Oklahoma 41,318   41,833   46,735   46,571   42,615   22,884   19,731 0 41,278   22,292   18,986 0
Oregon 28,094   28,346   30,013   30,152   28,768   20,155   8,613 0 28,109   19,717   8,392 0
Pennsylvania 116,963   122,397   135,234   129,708   130,984   61,921   59,973 9,089 129,911   61,575   58,513 9,824
Rhode Island 10,645   14,180 2 11,271   11,316   11,366   5,444   5,922 0 11,212   5,294   5,918 0
                                         
South Carolina 45,380   48,212   47,382   49,941   46,980   32,922   14,058 0 45,210   31,715   13,495 0
South Dakota 9,397   9,129   9,416   9,244   9,326   5,877   2,566 884 9,512   6,056   2,573 883
Tennessee 57,164   59,596   64,659   64,926   65,361   44,584   18,946 1,832 66,558   45,093   19,315 2,151
Texas 274,826   302,425   321,929   327,905   333,164   166,632   131,239 35,292 334,997   167,161   133,218 34,618
Utah 22,008   22,993   24,336   23,657   25,615   12,854   9,981 2,780 25,677   12,859   10,132 2,686
                                         
Vermont 8,414   8,851   8,749   8,766   8,734   3,352   3,563 1,819 8,382   3,315   3,306 1,761
Virginia 86,977 2 103,944   71,861   71,415   70,827   35,179   35,649 0 70,947   34,169   36,779 0
Washington 51,098   53,508   53,960   54,428   53,448   27,306   22,852 3,290 53,934   28,128   23,490 2,317
West Virginia 20,930   19,940   20,306   20,209   20,299   9,474   10,825 0 20,338   9,509   10,830 0
Wisconsin 60,165   60,127   58,914   59,401   58,426   28,319   29,962 145 57,625   28,529   28,949 148
Wyoming 6,783   6,706   6,915   7,000   7,166   3,734   3,431 0 7,127   3,767   3,360 0
                                         
Bureau of Indian                                        
Education                
                                         
DoD, overseas 5,105   5,726   4,147   4,551          
DoD, domestic 2,399   2,033   2,243   2,145          
                                         
Other jurisdictions                                        
American Samoa 820   989              
Guam 1,975   1,804           1,843   911   932 0
Northern Marianas 526   614   550   514   552   295   254 3 607   338   266 3
Puerto Rico 37,620   42,036   40,826   39,356   39,102   18,303   15,295 5,504 36,506   16,865   14,151 5,490
U.S. Virgin Islands 1,511   1,434   1,518   1,331   1,425   602   463 360 1,457   617   471 369
—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 2010-11. (This table was prepared May 2012.)
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