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Table A5.  Percentage distribution of full-time-equivalent (FTE) staffing types in public elementary and secondary schools in the 100 largest school districts in the United States and jurisdictions, by school district: School year 2007–08
 
Total staff Percentage distribution of full-time-equivalent (FTE)1 staff, by type
Instruc- tional support Guidance counselors Library media staff LEA2 admini- strators School admini- strators Other staff3
Name of reporting district State Teachers
Reporting districts4  1,288,975 53.4 9.9 1.9 1.2 0.8 2.8 29.9
                   
New York City Public Schools  NY 76,673 79.0 1.7 3.5 0.7 0.6 5.3 9.2
Los Angeles Unified  CA 67,997 51.4 16.2 1.7 0.2 0.8 2.3 27.4
Puerto Rico Department of Education  PR 71,847 56.8 1.0 1.3 1.8 0.8 2.0 36.3
City of Chicago School District 299  IL 26,974 77.6 1.4 0.9 1.1 1.8 17.2
Dade  FL 39,853 55.3 6.5 2.5 1.5 0.6 2.6 31.0
                   
Clark County School District  NV 19,684 83.5 5.6 3.0 1.5 1.0 3.6 1.8
Broward  FL 27,335 54.6 5.8 2.1 1.7 0.3 2.4 33.2
Houston Independent School District  TX 24,294 49.3 7.0 0.9 0.8 2.3 2.7 37.1
Hillsborough  FL 24,692 51.7 9.5 1.6 1.0 0.2 2.5 33.6
Hawaii Department of Education  HI 21,652 52.6 13.2 3.0 1.5 1.1 2.5 26.0
                   
Orange  FL 22,866 48.6 9.7 1.6 0.8 0.4 2.0 36.9
Philadelphia City School District  PA 21,593 49.4 8.3 1.6 0.4 0.3 2.3 37.7
Palm Beach  FL 19,550 54.9 5.3 1.9 2.2 0.8 2.7 32.1
Fairfax County Public Schools  VA 32,283 29.3 13.1 1.8 1.0 0.6 2.1 52.1
Dallas Independent School District  TX 20,830 54.7 8.9 2.1 1.6 1.2 2.6 29.0
                   
Gwinnett County  GA 19,733 54.9 9.9 1.6 1.2 0.4 2.8 29.2
Montgomery County Public Schools  MD 20,172 47.8 11.4 2.3 2.0 3.7 2.5 30.3
Wake County Schools  NC 16,556 54.5 14.3 2.2 1.3 1.3 2.5 23.9
San Diego Unified  CA 14,726 47.4 18.5 1.4 0.2 0.3 2.9 29.2
Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools  NC 17,945 51.0 11.6 1.5 1.4 0.6 2.5 31.3
                   
Prince George's County Public Schools  MD 18,454 48.8 7.9 2.1 0.9 2.0 3.2 35.1
Duval  FL 12,967 60.5 9.4 1.8 1.2 1.4 3.2 22.5
Memphis City School District  TN 13,135 54.9 8.8 2.2 1.3 # 3.0 29.8
Pinellas  FL 14,225 49.5 12.9 1.7 1.1 0.5 2.5 31.8
Detroit City School District  MI 14,817 43.2 11.4 1.6 0.5 1.4 2.6 39.2
                   
Cobb County  GA 14,439 56.2 11.5 1.9 1.2 0.6 2.4 26.2
Baltimore County Public Schools  MD 14,202 51.9 7.5 2.1 1.3 2.4 3.0 31.8
Dekalb County  GA 14,620 47.9 12.0 2.1 1.7 0.4 3.1 32.8
Cypress Fairbanks Independent School District  TX 12,059 51.9 7.4 1.8 0.7 1.1 3.2 33.9
Albuquerque Public Schools  NM 13,210 48.0 16.8 1.7 0.7 2.5 3.3 27.0
                   
Jefferson County  KY 13,980 43.3 15.6 1.7 1.8 0.3 2.2 35.1
Polk  FL 13,027 51.5 11.2 1.6 1.7 0.5 2.2 31.3
Long Beach Unified  CA 7,842 53.7 14.9 2.3 0.8 0.2 1.8 26.4
Milwaukee School District  WI 9,640 49.8 16.0 0.8 0.6 0.1 2.7 30.0
Northside Independent School District  TX 11,553 47.7 9.8 2.0 1.4 0.1 2.9 36.1
                   
Fulton County  GA 11,874 52.3 11.8 1.6 1.6 0.4 2.5 29.8
Jefferson County School District No R 1  CO 10,671 45.8 19.3 1.4 1.4 1.1 2.8 28.2
Jordan District  UT 6,508 50.9 16.7 1.2 0.6 0.4 2.5 27.6
Austin Independent School District  TX 11,100 52.6 7.3 1.6 1.5 0.5 4.2 32.4
Baltimore City Public Schools  MD 11,710 50.2 12.6 1.4 0.9 3.6 4.6 26.7
                   
Lee  FL 9,619 51.5 8.5 1.5 1.1 0.7 2.4 34.3
Fort Worth Independent School District  TX 10,318 48.5 8.8 1.9 1.4 0.9 5.5 33.0
Fresno Unified  CA 7,002 56.0 13.3 1.3 0.3 0.2 1.9 26.9
Granite District  UT 6,110 52.2 14.4 1.6 0.4 0.7 2.3 28.4
Brevard  FL 9,058 51.0 9.4 2.1 1.1 0.5 2.8 33.2
                   
Davidson County School District  TN 9,972 50.5 7.6 2.8 2.1 # 2.4 34.6
Anne Arundel County Public Schools  MD 9,263 54.0 9.2 2.3 2.8 3.2 3.1 25.5
Denver County 1  CO 8,582 48.3 17.0 0.9 1.5 1.5 3.3 27.5
Mesa Unified District  AZ 7,658 49.7 16.3 1.5 1.8 0.3 1.7 28.7
Prince William County Public Schools  VA 10,496 36.7 11.0 1.8 1.8 1.0 2.0 45.8
                   
Va Beach City Public Schools  VA 11,008 36.8 17.7 1.7 2.8 0.8 2.2 38.1
Guilford County Schools  NC 10,083 49.8 13.7 2.4 1.5 0.5 2.1 30.0
Davis District  UT 5,787 50.1 18.4 1.9 1.4 0.7 2.2 25.5
Greenville 01  SC 5,840 73.6 14.3 2.7 1.8 0.3 3.4 4.0
Fort Bend Independent School District  TX 8,933 48.4 7.0 1.5 1.5 0.6 4.9 36.1
                   
Pasco  FL 9,026 48.5 9.5 1.9 1.1 0.5 2.1 36.4
Washoe County School District  NV 4,267 85.3 3.6 3.8 0.6 0.9 3.9 1.8
Seminole  FL 7,559 54.7 8.5 1.6 1.1 0.3 2.7 31.1
Volusia  FL 8,762 49.3 7.3 2.0 0.8 0.5 2.4 37.7
Mobile County  AL 9,131 44.3 1.5 1.9 0.2 2.6 49.5
                   
Alpine District  UT 4,602 50.8 17.2 1.4 1.6 0.5 2.3 26.2
Arlington Independent School District  TX 8,126 50.1 11.8 1.6 1.0 0.2 4.2 31.2
Elk Grove Unified  CA 5,093 58.6 8.7 1.7 0.3 0.2 2.9 27.5
North East Independent School District  TX 8,218 51.5 9.0 1.9 1.5 0.1 2.8 33.2
El Paso Independent School District  TX 8,714 50.6 6.6 1.6 1.3 0.2 2.5 37.2
                   
Aldine Independent School District  TX 8,140 49.3 12.3 1.9 0.8 0.8 3.5 31.4
Tucson Unified District  AZ 6,328 54.9 11.6 2.0 1.5 0.1 2.9 27.0
Chesterfield County Public Schools  VA 8,121 39.0 15.9 2.0 2.1 0.4 2.1 38.6
District of Columbia Public Schools  DC 7,930 55.5 14.8 1.4 1.4 2.6 3.3 21.1
Garland Independent School District  TX 7,255 52.5 5.3 1.9 1.4 1.0 3.0 34.9
                   
Santa Ana Unified  CA 4,489 57.8 8.7 1.5 # 0.2 2.7 29.1
San Bernardino City Unified  CA 4,581 56.6 8.7 2.3 0.2 1.9 2.3 28.1
Boston  MA 7,792 56.1 13.8 0.7 1.7 4.9 22.8
Columbus City  OH 7,317 40.5 11.0 1.6 1.8 0.3 2.4 42.5
San Francisco Unified  CA 4,694 66.3 16.7 1.9 1.1 1.0 3.9 9.2
                   
San Antonio Independent School District  TX 7,564 44.8 12.8 1.8 1.2 1.2 2.3 35.9
Knox County School District  TN 6,991 53.4 12.8 2.3 1.7 0.1 2.7 26.9
Katy Independent School District  TX 6,788 54.1 8.8 1.4 1.4 0.9 2.8 30.6
Loudoun County Public Schools  VA 9,888 32.3 16.2 1.8 2.5 0.3 1.8 45.2
Plano Independent School District  TX 6,894 58.1 10.9 2.1 2.3 0.1 2.2 24.3
                   
Cumberland County Schools  NC 7,547 48.9 15.7 2.1 1.4 0.3 2.4 29.2
Douglas County School District No Re 1  CO 6,328 46.6 21.5 1.2 1.5 0.9 2.7 25.7
Cleveland Municipal City  OH 7,713 45.5 7.6 0.9 1.3 0.3 2.5 41.8
Osceola  FL 6,784 45.0 11.4 1.4 0.8 0.5 1.8 39.1
Clayton County  GA 7,671 47.3 11.2 1.5 1.6 1.3 3.2 33.8
                   
Capistrano Unified  CA 3,850 58.1 9.4 0.4 0.2 0.3 2.1 29.5
Forsyth County Schools  NC 7,335 52.4 15.0 1.9 1.0 0.3 2.6 26.8
Corona Norco Unified  CA 3,995 59.7 10.6 1.4 0.1 0.3 1.2 26.7
Pasadena Independent School District  TX 6,893 48.3 6.5 1.1 1.0 0.2 4.9 37.9
Cherry Creek 5  CO 6,125 48.0 18.6 1.1 1.0 0.6 1.7 28.9
                   
Atlanta Public Schools  GA 6,947 54.2 14.0 1.8 1.3 2.8 2.6 23.4
Lewisville Independent School District  TX 5,896 60.7 10.3 2.3 1.1 0.9 3.1 21.6
Howard County Public Schools  MD 7,342 51.2 16.6 1.9 2.0 3.6 2.6 22.0
Anchorage School District  AK 5,629 47.7 11.6 2.0 1.7 2.6 4.1 30.2
Brownsville Independent School District  TX 7,323 44.7 11.6 1.9 1.4 0.7 3.2 36.5
                   
Garden Grove Unified  CA 3,842 54.8 13.3 1.0 0.4 0.2 3.2 27.0
Henrico County Public Schools  VA 6,370 42.3 10.2 2.0 1.9 0.8 2.1 40.8
Sacramento City Unified  CA 4,175 57.6 10.1 0.9 0.3 0.3 3.0 27.8
Omaha Public Schools  NE 7,468 44.6 18.2 2.1 1.8 1.3 2.2 29.8
San Juan Unified  CA 4,457 50.2 12.9 1.5 0.1 0.2 2.8 32.3
— Not available.
† Not applicable.
# Rounds to zero.
1 Full-time equivalent (FTE) is the amount of time required to perform an assignment stated as a proportion of a full-time position. It is computed by dividing the amount of time employed by the amount of time normally required for a full-time position. FTE is not a head count; for example, 2 half-time employees represent 1 FTE.
2 LEA stands for "Local Education Agency" (a.k.a. "school district").
3 Includes adminstrative and student support staff, such as data processing, health, and transportation.
4 Totals do not include districts where data in which not available.
NOTE: Data include all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, four outlying areas (American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands), the Bureau of Indian Education, and the Department of Defense dependents schools (overseas and domestic). Detail may not sum to total because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Local Education Agency Universe Survey," 2007–08, Version 1a.


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