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Number, average age, and sex of public school principals, by state: 2003–04
Sex
State Number of
principals
Average age
of principals
  Male   Female
Percent Percent
All public schools  87,620 49.3   52.4   47.6
             
Alabama  1,470 49.6   49.7   50.3
Alaska  450 48.1   61.6   38.4
Arizona  1,700 48.1   53.4   46.6
Arkansas  1,070 49.0   49.9   50.1
California  8,760 50.6   47.6   52.4
             
Colorado  1,500 49.4   43.6   56.4
Connecticut  1,010 52.2   40.6   59.4
Delaware  190 50.2   47.0   53.0
District of Columbia  180 53.9   41.4   58.6
Florida  3,020 52.1   44.7   55.3
             
Georgia  1,880 48.1   42.0   58.0
Hawaii  280 53.3   48.8   51.2
Idaho  650 48.8   68.7   31.3
Illinois  4,150 47.7   51.8   48.2
Indiana  1,910 49.6   49.7   50.3
             
Iowa  1,330 47.2   69.6   30.4
Kansas  1,410 48.2   67.7   32.3
Kentucky  1,390 46.2   56.4   43.6
Louisiana  1,470 51.6   49.0   51.0
Maine  700 50.5   51.1   48.9
             
Maryland  1,370 50.4   41.2   58.8
Massachusetts  1,800 52.4   53.0   47.0
Michigan  3,660 50.2   47.1   52.9
Minnesota  1,760 48.4   60.5   39.5
Mississippi  1,030 49.7   52.8   47.2
             
Missouri  2,010 46.3   47.9   52.1
Montana  490 48.5   61.1   38.9
Nebraska  1,140 47.6   65.4   34.6
Nevada  500 50.3   35.0   65.0
New Hampshire  440 51.2   56.2   43.8
             
New Jersey  2,400 50.6   68.2   31.8
New Mexico  690 49.3   47.4   52.6
New York  4,250 49.6   53.0   47.0
North Carolina  2,190 48.6   54.3   45.7
North Dakota  400 48.8   71.0   29.0
             
Ohio  3,880 48.3   66.6   33.4
Oklahoma  1,560 48.1   62.5   37.5
Oregon  1,250 50.0   53.1   46.9
Pennsylvania  3,090 48.9   56.4   43.6
Rhode Island  300 49.8   45.4   54.6
             
South Carolina  1,120 49.0   42.0   58.0
South Dakota  480 47.6   67.3   32.7
Tennessee  1,630 49.6   55.1   44.9
Texas  7,370 49.0   43.0   57.0
Utah  770 49.1   66.5   33.5
             
Vermont  330 51.8   59.2   40.8
Virginia  1,990 49.9   44.3   55.7
Washington  2,030 47.5   51.0   49.0
West Virginia  770 51.5   63.6   36.4
Wisconsin  2,060 48.3   60.9   39.1
Wyoming  340 48.6   63.8   36.2
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Public school principals include both those in traditional public schools and public charter school.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), "Public School Principal Data File," 2003–04.

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