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Public School Student, Staff, and Graduate Counts by State: School Year 2001-02--Ed Tabs: April, 2004
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Table 2. Public school student/teacher ratio, student membership, and teachers, by level of instruction and state: School year 2001–02
State
Total
student/
teacher
ratio
Total
student
membership
Total
teachers
Pre-
kindergarten
teachers
Kindergarten
teachers
Elementary
teachers
Secondary
teachers
Teachers of
ungraded
classes
United States 15.9 47,687,8712 2,997,7414 42,2392 152,892 1,492,901 1,079,197 232,654
 
Alabama 15.8 737,2942 46,796 7222 3,748 23,028 19,298
Alaska 16.7 134,358 8,026 67 172 4,945 2,842
Arizona 20.0 922,180 46,015 168 1,683 31,131 13,033
Arkansas 13.6 449,805 33,079 131 2,075 10,221 15,678 4,974
California 20.5 6,248,6102 304,296 11,5782 23,545 191,685 77,488
 
Colorado 16.8 742,145 44,182 601 2,680 19,300 21,601 0
Connecticut 13.7 570,228 41,773 151 1,602 22,630 12,305 5,085
Delaware 15.3 115,555 7,571 12 218 3,548 3,793 0
District of Columbia 13.81 75,392 4,951 218 269 2,125 1,599 740
Florida 18.6 2,500,478 134,684 877 7,094 50,269 52,204 24,240
 
Georgia 15.9 1,470,634 92,732 2,170 5,326 46,354 38,882
Hawaii 16.8 184,546 11,007 182 4873 5,3023 5,000 36
Idaho 17.8 246,521 13,854 98 498 6,481 6,777
Illinois 16.0 2,071,391 129,600 1,017 4,395 72,096 32,161 19,931
Indiana 16.7 996,133 59,658 423 2,528 28,203 25,782 2,723
 
Iowa 13.9 485,932 34,906 421 2,298 18,657 12,479 1,051
Kansas 14.2 470,205 33,084 326 1,199 13,249 14,791 3,519
Kentucky 16.2 654,363 40,375 436 4,309 12,659 15,947 7,025
Louisiana 14.6 731,328 49,980 516 2,581 31,886 14,742 255
Maine 12.3 205,586 16,741 2303 9363 10,1523 5,423
 
Maryland 16.0 860,640 53,774 595 2,009 29,708 21,462
Massachusetts 14.1 973,140 68,942 4933 2,0013 21,7093 33,655 11,084
Michigan 17.5 1,730,668 98,849 1,140 4,009 36,970 44,028 12,702
Minnesota 16.0 851,384 53,081 1,195 2,040 24,463 25,364 19
Mississippi 15.8 493,507 31,213 254 1,751 13,663 11,088 4,458
 
Missouri 13.9 909,792 65,240 1,349 3,314 28,425 31,659 493
Montana 14.6 151,947 10,408 1423 5763 6,2543 3,436
Nebraska 13.5 285,095 21,083 2563 1,0393 11,2683 8,350 1703
Nevada 18.5 356,814 19,276 256 618 8,831 6,937 2,634
New Hampshire 14.1 206,847 14,677 105 355 9,724 4,493
 
New Jersey 12.9 1,341,656 103,611 227 3,854 54,972 28,172 16,386
New Mexico 14.7 320,260 21,823 282 1,224 11,117 4,837 4,363
New York 13.7 2,872,132 209,128 2,223 11,690 94,420 69,480 31,315
North Carolina 15.4 1,315,363 85,684 870 5,590 45,031 29,999 4,194
North Dakota 13.2 106,047 8,035 112 275 4,374 3,274 0
 
Ohio 15.0 1,830,985 122,115 1,560 4,173 75,720 40,497 165
Oklahoma 14.9 622,139 41,632 738 1,634 17,096 17,863 4,301
Oregon 19.4 551,480 28,402 51 1,154 13,917 8,068 5,212
Pennsylvania 15.4 1,821,627 118,470 1,1013 4,4713 48,5043 48,595 15,799
Rhode Island 14.2 158,046 11,103 20 258 4,399 4,657 1,770
 
South Carolina 14.8 691,078 46,616 579 2,106 30,043 13,158 731
South Dakota 13.6 127,542 9,370 110 373 5,219 2,646 1,022
Tennessee 15.9 925,030 58,357 3162 3,825 37,424 15,735 1,058
Texas 14.7 4,163,447 282,846 5,550 15,925 117,988 110,911 32,473
Utah 21.8 484,677 22,211 184 885 9,633 9,088 2,421
 
Vermont 11.8 101,179 8,554 66 314 2,875 3,053 2,246
Virginia 13.0 1,163,091 89,314 884 3,383 47,912 37,135
Washington 19.2 1,009,200 52,534 52 2,107 24,545 21,078 4,752
West Virginia 14.0 282,885 20,139 199 1,101 8,877 6,759 3,203
Wisconsin 14.4 879,361 60,918 986 2,971 40,933 18,420 0
Wyoming 12.5 88,128 7,026 224 2,966 3,475 104
Outlying Areas, DoD Dependents Schools, and Bureau of Indian Affairs
Bureau of Indian Affairs 6,476
DoDDS: DoDs Overseas 14.2 73,212 5,154 70 270 1,653 1,737 1,424
DDESS: DoDs Domestic 13.2 32,847 2,486 93 183 885 520 805
American Samoa 17.4 15,897 914 130 38 473 254 19
Guam 16.7 31,992 1,918 13 102 724 771 308
Northern Marianas 20.2 10,479 519 4 18 286 208 3
Puerto Rico 14.1 604,177 42,906 87 1,234 22,633 16,469 2,483
Virgin Islands 18,780
 
— Not available.
† Not applicable.
1 The DC student/teacher ratio does not include the 6,943 charter school students for which no teachers were reported.
2 Data imputed based on current year (fall 2001) data.
3 Data disaggregated from reported total.
4 Total teachers in each state may not add to detail due to rounding, missing detail (Wyoming), or duplicate reporting in the detail (Wisconsin).
NOTE: Teacher counts are full-time equivalency (FTE) counts. Elementary and secondary teacher counts are not directly comparable across states due to differences in the grades included in these designations.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data, "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education," 2001–02.

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