Skip Navigation
small NCES header image

Table 8. Percentage of public school principals who thought they had a major influence on evaluating teachers at their school and hiring new full-time teachers at their school, by state: 2007–08

State Evaluating teachers
at their school
  Hiring new full-time
teachers at their school
 
United States 94.2   90.4  
         
Alabama 95.4   88.5  
Alaska 93.1   70.2  
Arizona 92.5   95.4  
Arkansas 95.9   85.8  
California 91.6   84.2  
         
Colorado 94.9   98.3  
Connecticut 90.9   87.5  
Delaware 94.6   93.9  
District of Columbia 98.0   71.6  
Florida 90.8   94.4  
         
Georgia 94.6   95.1  
Hawaii 96.3   97.9  
Idaho 95.1   98.3  
Illinois 94.6   96.5  
Indiana 96.4   88.1  
         
Iowa 94.0   95.1  
Kansas 96.3   92.4  
Kentucky 91.0   93.5  
Louisiana 95.8   82.6  
Maine 95.1   88.7  
         
Maryland 95.7   85.5  
Massachusetts 90.8   95.8  
Michigan 95.8   87.8  
Minnesota 93.9   92.6  
Mississippi 96.9   93.5  
         
Missouri 95.5   93.0  
Montana 94.5   86.8  
Nebraska 97.7   94.2  
Nevada 94.1   97.1  
New Hampshire 95.0   99.7  
         
New Jersey 96.7   89.2  
New Mexico 94.9   94.1  
New York 94.3   89.5  
North Carolina 94.0   95.3  
North Dakota 97.9   89.9  
         
Ohio 93.3   87.4  
Oklahoma 92.3   91.3  
Oregon 97.7   95.1  
Pennsylvania 95.2   77.8  
Rhode Island 86.0   54.1  
         
South Carolina 97.3   97.3  
South Dakota 98.3   94.9  
Tennessee 97.4   87.3  
Texas 94.2   94.8  
Utah 95.2   97.3  
         
Vermont 92.3   97.3  
Virginia 93.9   93.2  
Washington 94.0   95.0  
West Virginia 93.7   57.9  
Wisconsin 94.5   88.5  
Wyoming 93.9   96.7  
SOURCE:: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), "Public School Principal Data File," 2007–08.


Would you like to help us improve our products and website by taking a short survey?

YES, I would like to take the survey

or

No Thanks

The survey consists of a few short questions and takes less than one minute to complete.