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Table 6. Average hours per week that public school principals spent on all school-related activities and interacting with students, by state: 2007–08

Average hours per week
State All school-related activities   Interacting with students
United States 58.4   20.8  
         
Alabama 57.9   23.8  
Alaska 58.6   23.2  
Arizona 60.9   19.7  
Arkansas 59.7   25.2  
California 58.3   18.1  
         
Colorado 60.3   19.3  
Connecticut 60.3   15.0  
Delaware 61.7   21.3  
District of Columbia 65.8   27.4  
Florida 59.3   20.6  
         
Georgia 60.6   21.0  
Hawaii 62.2   13.4  
Idaho 56.0   22.2  
Illinois 59.1   20.6  
Indiana 57.9   21.0  
         
Iowa 59.5   17.1  
Kansas 61.9   20.2  
Kentucky 59.2   21.9  
Louisiana 56.1   23.7  
Maine 57.3   18.9  
         
Maryland 59.9   22.1  
Massachusetts 60.0   17.2  
Michigan 57.0   19.9  
Minnesota 56.7   18.4  
Mississippi 56.4   27.1  
         
Missouri 58.9   21.8  
Montana 54.9   21.8  
Nebraska 59.1   19.9  
Nevada 59.1   18.4  
New Hampshire 57.3   16.1  
         
New Jersey 58.2   20.9  
New Mexico 54.3   20.9  
New York 57.8   21.3  
North Carolina 64.3   23.2  
North Dakota 54.5   21.9  
         
Ohio 59.2   23.9  
Oklahoma 54.8   23.5  
Oregon 56.1   18.7  
Pennsylvania 55.4   18.5  
Rhode Island 57.3   18.5  
         
South Carolina 60.7   23.2  
South Dakota 55.4   22.0  
Tennessee 58.0   24.5  
Texas 59.3   23.3  
Utah 52.8   19.8  
         
Vermont 55.6   15.9  
Virginia 58.6   21.1  
Washington 57.0   20.0  
West Virginia 57.0   23.7  
Wisconsin 56.7   19.7  
Wyoming 53.5   19.1  
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), "Public School Principal Data File," 2007–08.


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