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Table 5. Number of full-time and part-time public school staff, by type of staff and state: 2007-08 (Return to Table 5)

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State Regular Title I aides   English as a Second Language (ESL) or bilingual teacher aides   Special education aides2   Library media center aides2   Other classroom aides2   Secretaries and other clerical support staff   Food service personnel   Custodial maintenance and security personnel   Other employees not previously reported  
United States  132,720   74,700   431,400   58,310   201,660   269,350   401,310   369,210   77,150  
                                     
Alabama  1,490   590   3,830   880   1,320   3,290   7,740   4,880   860 !
Alaska  550   360   1,530   200   710 ! 800   770   1,110   420  
Arizona  2,840   2,420   8,140   1,120   4,720   6,000   7,450   7,720   2,020 !
Arkansas  1,760   420   2,360   480   1,390   2,340   5,680   3,980   940  
California  14,020   12,210   49,550   4,820   13,650   33,840   30,210   35,630   9,040  
                                     
Colorado  1,310   1,350   4,820   1,160   4,280   4,290   5,380   4,940   1,310  
Connecticut  1,310   750   10,460   900   3,450   3,450   4,410   5,100   1,070  
Delaware  280 ! 120   900   70   370   450   1,110   980   360 !
District of Columbia  670   190   480   30 ! 440   490   420   760   110 !
Florida  3,340   3,340   15,920   2,390   8,740   16,600   19,570   20,280   5,760 !
                                     
Georgia  4,100   1,710   9,220   2,230   9,450   7,940   16,750   11,520   1,610  
Hawaii  380   520   2,670   180 ! 1,040 ! 1,290   1,220   1,590   630  
Idaho  1,010   470   2,640   370   980 ! 1,240   2,230   1,830   330 !
Illinois  4,230   2,900   22,330   2,970   6,810   11,060   17,340   18,300   3,270 !
Indiana  2,360   1,100   9,290   1,410   5,540   5,560   11,550   9,040   1,090 !
                                     
Iowa  880   460   8,250   1,150   2,340   2,760   5,150   4,120   1,060 !
Kansas  1,580   1,040   8,490   1,050   2,450   3,070   5,140   4,390   520  
Kentucky  1,920 ! 570   5,280   630   3,960   3,690   6,960   5,070    
Louisiana  2,420   360 ! 6,530   330   1,250 ! 2,820   7,460   5,240   740  
Maine  1,010   240   4,070   520   790   1,430   1,990   2,140   440 !
                                     
Maryland  1,270   1,440 ! 6,850   530   3,130   4,380   6,180   7,230   1,620 !
Massachusetts  2,020 ! 1,530   17,240   1,200   4,010   4,930   8,710   7,160   1,900  
Michigan  5,470   1,950   10,160   2,020   6,820   8,270   10,880   11,310   2,870 !
Minnesota  2,830   1,570   13,870   1,610   3,700   4,920   6,930   6,930   2,640  
Mississippi  2,590   320   2,160   360   4,370   2,450   5,740   3,380   820 !
                                     
Missouri  2,350   810   7,330   1,160   2,580   5,750   9,230   8,080   1,710  
Montana  960   80   1,640   250   630   970   1,460   1,450   300  
Nebraska  590   300   3,500   670   1,530   1,810   2,920   2,720   420  
Nevada  590 ! 320   2,310   300   880   2,030   1,810   2,250   590 !
New Hampshire  510   310   5,630   420   940   1,300   1,760   1,870   220  
                                     
New Jersey  4,240   1,880   16,340   1,470   4,780 ! 8,570   9,330   12,990   2,400 !
New Mexico  1,570   780   2,790   440   1,570 ! 1,730   2,400   2,450    
New York  11,650 ! 4,700   35,420   3,460   18,090   16,580   18,920   26,630   7,610 !
North Carolina  4,600 ! 1,970   6,380   1,710   12,410   6,450   12,460   8,280   1,910 !
North Dakota  340 ! 110   1,280   210   410   640   1,130   980   360  
                                     
Ohio  3,000   1,060   12,680   2,240   5,630   9,460   15,170   13,190   2,160  
Oklahoma  1,810   660   3,670   1,180   2,360   3,790   6,700   4,770   830  
Oregon  1,780   1,430   5,470   990   2,390   3,340   2,950   3,200    
Pennsylvania  3,920   2,030   16,990   2,180   9,840   8,720   18,740   15,960   1,810 !
Rhode Island  370 ! 230 ! 1,860   140   590   820   1,110   1,150   330 !
                                     
South Carolina  1,820   790   4,080   940   4,080   3,980   6,820   5,830   1,060 !
South Dakota  530 ! 140   1,420   220   520   700   1,280   1,130   310  
Tennessee  2,240   930   6,800   790   4,060   4,200   9,970   6,160   920 !
Texas  17,630   12,530 ! 30,380   5,220   13,730   28,480   48,310   35,900   4,620 !
Utah  1,930   680   4,120   570     2,570   3,740   3,580   1,680 !
                                     
Vermont  420 ! 150   2,970   190   839   800   900   1,070   190  
Virginia  2,500   1,230   10,700   1,400   4,780   6,450   10,810   9,350   1,850  
Washington  2,880   1,860   8,430   1,280   4,770   5,940   5,590   5,290   1,140  
West Virginia  410   150   2,080   80   1,010   1,170   2,590   2,430   150  
Wisconsin  1,980   1,510   8,750   1,950   4,080   5,110   7,310   6,800   950 !
Wyoming  470   120   1,340   240   550   660   920   1,040   230  
! Interpret data with caution. The standard error for this estimate is equal to 30 percent or more of the estimate's value.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
1 Includes Social workers.
2 Includes both instructional and non-instructional staff.
NOTE: For estimates on principals and teachers, please refer to the Principal First Look (NCES 2009-323) and the Teacher First Look (NCES 2009-324), respectively. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), "Public School Data File," 2007-08.


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