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Projections of Education Statistics to 2020

NCES 2011-026
September 2011


Figure 11.  Actual and projected numbers for the pupil/teacher ratios in elementary and secondary schools, by control of school: Fall 1995 through fall 2020
 
Actual and projected numbers for the pupil/teacher ratios in elementary and secondary schools, by control of school: Fall 1995 through fall 2020
NOTE: Since the biennial Private School Universe Survey (PSS) is collected in the fall of odd numbered years, private school numbers for alternate years are estimated based on data from the PSS. The private school teacher number for 2009 is an actual number from the 2009–10 PSS. The pupil/teacher ratios were derived from tables 1 and 16. Teachers are reported in full-time equivalents. Some data have been revised from previously published figures. Mean absolute percentage errors of selected education statistics can be found in table A-2, appendix A.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), “State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education,” 1995–96 through 2008–09; Private School Universe Survey (PSS), selected years, 1995–96 through 2009–10; National Elementary and Secondary Enrollment Model, 1972–2008; and Elementary and Secondary Teacher Model, 1973–2009. (This figure was prepared April 2011.)
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