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Projections of Education Statistics to 2018

NCES 2009-062
September 2009


Table A-26.  Actual and projected continuation rates of full-time and part-time school teachers, by age and control of school: Various years, 1987–88 to 1988–89 through 2017–18 to 2018–19

Control of school and school year Total Continuation rates, by age
Less
than 25 years
25 29 years 30 39 years 40 49 years 50 59 years 60 64 years 65
years or more
                 
Public actual                
1987–88 to 1988–89 94.4 95.9 91.0 94.2 97.4 94.3 76.6 83.3
1990–91 to 1991–92 94.9 90.9 91.0 95.8 98.0 93.3 73.2 59.1
1993–94 to 1994–95 93.4 96.2 90.0 93.3 96.1 93.7 69.5 65.9
1999–2000 to 2000–01 92.4 95.8 89.3 93.2 94.5 92.9 76.8 77.6
2003–04 to 2004–05 91.4 94.9 90.1 92.6 94.5 90.8 77.2 70.3
                 
Public projected                
2004–05 to 2005–06 92.3 95.8 91.0 93.2 95.1 92.0 74.6 67.4
2005–06 to 2006–07 92.2 95.8 91.0 93.3 95.1 91.8 74.3 70.2
2006–07 to 2007–08 92.0 95.8 91.0 93.3 95.0 91.7 74.3 69.0
2007–08 to 2008–09 91.9 95.8 91.0 93.3 95.0 91.7 75.0 66.3
2008–09 to 2009–10 91.7 95.8 91.0 93.3 95.0 91.6 74.6 65.2
2009–10 to 2010–11 91.6 95.8 91.0 93.3 95.0 91.6 74.0 65.2
2010–11 to 2011–12 91.6 95.8 91.0 93.3 95.0 91.5 73.8 65.9
2011–12 to 2012–13 91.5 95.8 91.0 93.3 95.0 91.5 73.8 64.0
2012–13 to 2013–14 91.6 95.8 91.0 93.2 95.0 91.6 74.0 63.5
2013–14 to 2014–15 91.6 95.8 91.0 93.2 95.0 91.6 73.6 64.3
2014–15 to 2015–16 91.7 95.8 91.0 93.2 95.0 91.6 73.6 65.5
2015–16 to 2016–17 91.7 95.8 91.0 93.2 95.0 91.6 73.5 66.4
2016–17 to 2017–18 91.8 95.8 91.0 93.2 95.0 91.7 73.8 66.0
2017–18 to 2018–19 91.8 95.8 91.0 93.2 95.0 91.7 73.8 66.1
                 
Private actual                
1987–88 to 1988–89 87.3 81.2 82.7 87.6 89.4 88.6 84.1 92.1
1990–91 to 1991–92 87.7 76.2 82.2 86.3 92.3 90.4 82.2 79.3
1993–94 to 1994–95 88.1 80.0 86.9 85.1 91.3 91.8 86.9 58.1
1999–2000 to 2000–01 83.0 61.7 72.2 80.2 86.1 92.3 78.8 75.2
2003–04 to 2004–05 83.3 75.4 71.7 82.2 86.8 89.2 80.1 79.5
                 
Private projected                
2004–05 to 2005–06 83.2 72.7 73.6 81.3 86.9 89.6 79.6 75.7
2005–06 to 2006–07 83.1 72.5 73.5 81.1 86.8 89.5 79.1 75.1
2006–07 to 2007–08 83.3 72.5 73.5 81.3 87.0 89.5 79.7 76.0
2007–08 to 2008–09 83.3 72.4 73.5 81.4 86.8 89.4 79.7 75.3
2008–09 to 2009–10 83.2 72.4 73.5 81.4 86.9 89.5 79.6 75.7
2009–10 to 2010–11 83.1 72.4 73.5 81.4 86.8 89.4 79.3 72.8
2010–11 to 2011–12 83.1 72.4 73.5 81.3 86.8 89.4 79.0 74.8
2011–12 to 2012–13 83.0 72.4 73.5 81.4 86.9 89.4 79.2 73.0
2012–13 to 2013–14 83.1 72.4 73.5 81.3 86.9 89.4 79.3 74.1
2013–14 to 2014–15 83.0 72.4 73.5 81.3 86.9 89.4 79.1 72.9
2014–15 to 2015–16 83.0 72.4 73.5 81.3 86.8 89.4 79.2 72.4
2015–16 to 2016–17 83.0 72.4 73.5 81.3 86.9 89.4 79.2 73.2
2016–17 to 2017–18 83.0 72.4 73.5 81.3 86.9 89.4 79.2 73.7
2017–18 to 2018–19 83.0 72.4 73.5 81.3 86.9 89.4 79.3 73.3
NOTE: The continuation rate for teachers for each of the two sectors (public schools and private schools) is the percentage of teachers in that sector who continued teaching in the same sector from the first year to the next.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Teacher Follow up Survey (TFS), "Public School Teacher Questionnaire," 198889 through 200405 and "Private School Teacher Questionnaire," 198889 through 200405; and unpublished tabulations. (This tables was prepared February 2009.)

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