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Table 5. Total number of full-time and part-time school staff (head counts), by type of staff, school type, and selected school characteristics: 2011–12


              Student support services professional staff  
School type and selected school characteristic Vice principals and assistant principals/ school heads   Instructional coordinators and supervisors, such as curriculum specialists   Librarians/library media specialists   School counselors, excluding psychologists and social workers   Nurses   Social workers   Psychologists   Speech therapists or pathologists   Other student support services professional staff  
All schools 88,470   78,830   92,650   134,180   91,290   44,100   64,910   95,200   94,010  
                                     
All public schools 75,850 69,970 78,570 120,920 81,410 40,570 61,470 93,290 75,960  
                                     
School classification                                     
Traditional public  72,780 66,710 76,820 116,890 79,200 39,220 59,460 90,320 70,980
Charter school  3,070 3,260 1,750 4,030 2,210 1,340 2,010 2,970 4,980  
                                     
Community type                                     
City  24,220 24,710 19,350 33,000 21,440 13,510 17,980 25,450 24,770
Suburban  23,800 24,040 22,240 37,280 23,870 13,370 20,600 29,630 21,680
Town  8,180 6,750 10,410 14,930 10,760 4,730 7,320 11,560 9,200
Rural  19,650 14,480 26,570 35,720 25,340 8,960 15,580 26,650 20,320
                                     
School level                                     
Primary 25,430 38,300 44,460 42,040 46,480 21,030 36,050 62,310 44,040
Middle 16,610 11,200 13,260 23,090 13,150 6,770 9,800 13,470 8,630
High 29,870 16,800 16,080 47,930 16,200 9,500 12,100 12,060 15,680
Combined  3,940 3,680 4,760 7,850 5,580 3,260 3,520 5,450 7,600
                                     
Student enrollment                                     
Less than 100  960 910 2,170 3,490 3,450 2,040 2,860 3,110 4,760
100-199  1,380 2,020 4,400 5,170 4,360 2,290 2,850 4,720 4,200  
200-499  15,610 22,490 31,400 33,590 33,010 16,010 23,780 37,910 26,770
500-749  18,450 19,090 20,850 25,500 20,640 9,480 16,770 25,720 19,630
750-999  13,030 10,000 8,930 16,900 9,240 4,540 6,810 11,130 8,360
1,000 or more  26,440 15,470 10,820 36,270 10,710 6,210 8,400 10,710 12,230
                                     
Percent of K-12 students who
were approved for free or
reduced-price lunches
                                   
0-34  23,240 19,530 26,250 41,640 25,290 12,200 22,130 30,540 23,510
35-49  12,890 9,180 13,760 21,180 13,740 5,970 9,960 15,170 10,960
50-74  20,050 18,000 20,680 31,160 21,650 10,230 13,870 24,050 18,460
75 or more  18,160 21,890 16,830 24,030 18,990 11,200 14,100 21,970 21,150
School did not participate
in free or reduced-price
lunch program
1,520   1,380   1,040   2,910   1,730   960   1,400   1,560   1,880  
                                     
All private schools 12,610   8,860   14,090   13,260   9,880   3,530   3,440   1,910   18,050  
                                     
School classification                                     
Catholic 3,700 1,520 5,500 5,130 3,980 900 740 360 3,680
Other religious 4,650 3,430 4,950 3,960 2,420 520 ! 560 130 ! 4,110
Nonsectarian 4,260 3,920 3,640 4,170 3,480 2,110 2,140 1,430 10,260
                                     
Community type                                     
City  5,310 3,940 5,920 5,820 3,030 1,280 ! 1,400 800 10,060
Suburban  4,300 3,070 4,430 3,950 4,160 1,470 1,130 730 4,550
Town  680 710 1,300 1,080 720 160 ! 170 !
Rural  2,320 1,140 2,450 2,400 1,970 560 ! 740 210 ! 2,420
                                     
School level                                     
Elementary 4,760 2,860 7,010 3,090 4,220 850 950 590 4,930
Secondary 2,700 1,640 1,880 3,980 2,090 1,110 820 2,850
Combined  5,160 4,360 5,200 6,190 3,560 1,580 1,670 1,260 10,260
                                     
Student enrollment                                     
Less than 100  2,580 2,090 2,110 2,040 2,190 1,620 1,310 710 6,460
100-199  2,070 1,380 2,870 2,140 1,870 710 590 450 ! 2,460
200-499  5,020 3,340 6,070 4,700 4,140 1,080 ! 1,120 600 4,670
500-749  1,440 650 1,410 1,800 930 70 ! 200 ! 1,870
750 or more                  
All private schools 12,610   8,860   14,090   13,260   9,880   3,530   3,440   1,910   18,050  
                                     
School classification                                     
Catholic 3,700 1,520 5,500 5,130 3,980 900 740 360 3,680
Other religious 4,650 3,430 4,950 3,960 2,420 520 ! 560 130 ! 4,110
Nonsectarian 4,260 3,920 3,640 4,170 3,480 2,110 2,140 1,430 10,260
                                     
Community type                                     
City  5,310 3,940 5,920 5,820 3,030 1,280 ! 1,400 800 10,060
Suburban  4,300 3,070 4,430 3,950 4,160 1,470 1,130 730 4,550
Town  680 710 1,300 1,080 720 160 ! 170 !
Rural  2,320 1,140 2,450 2,400 1,970 560 ! 740 210 ! 2,420
                                     
School level                                     
Elementary 4,760 2,860 7,010 3,090 4,220 850 950 590 4,930
Secondary 2,700 1,640 1,880 3,980 2,090 1,110 820 2,850
Combined  5,160 4,360 5,200 6,190 3,560 1,580 1,670 1,260 10,260
                                     
Student enrollment                                     
Less than 100  2,580 2,090 2,110 2,040 2,190 1,620 1,310 710 6,460
100-199  2,070 1,380 2,870 2,140 1,870 710 590 450 ! 2,460
200-499  5,020 3,340 6,070 4,700 4,140 1,080 ! 1,120 600 4,670
500-749  1,440 650 1,410 1,800 930 70 ! 200 ! 1,870
750 or more                  
                 
  Aides                  
School type and selected school characteristic Regular Title I aides   English as a second language (ESL) or bilinigual teacher aides   Special education aides1   Library media center aides1   Other classroom aides1   Secretaries and other clerical support staff   Food service personnel   Custodial maintenance and security personnel   Other employees not previously reported  
All schools 100,900   52,640   464,310   51,210   212,510   310,020   428,710   411,840   104,720  
                                     
All public schools 92,180 50,630 438,250 47,440 172,250 262,340 397,620 367,370 75,250  
                                     
School classification                                     
Traditional public  86,750 49,170 430,770 46,800 163,540 249,990 389,370 356,740 70,000
Charter school  5,430 1,460 7,480 640 8,710 12,360 8,250 10,630 5,250  
                                     
Community type                                     
City  26,580 18,340 112,340 10,240 42,330 71,910 100,480 100,100 28,400
Suburban  19,830 15,030 154,010 14,020 57,570 83,920 118,240 113,750 22,780
Town  15,950 6,430 58,060 7,280 20,120 30,760 53,590 45,470 5,750
Rural  29,820 10,830 113,840 15,900 52,240 75,740 125,310 108,040 18,320
                                     
School level                                     
Primary 69,150 32,810 236,270 26,700 128,370 109,400 194,810 161,220 40,720
Middle 7,370 7,380 74,450 7,880 13,660 44,330 77,160 64,260 7,000
High 7,350 8,310 96,660 10,400 19,710 88,960 105,930 117,620 17,610
Combined  8,310 2,130 30,870 2,460 10,520 19,650 19,730 24,270 9,930
                                     
Student enrollment                                     
Less than 100  3,240 770 12,110 1,060 5,060 8,790 5,930 8,970 2,840
100-199  5,190 1,360 20,930 2,600 5,030 10,190 12,950 13,580 3,590
200-499  37,990 18,390 153,300 17,730 68,960 75,370 127,800 114,860 23,350
500-749  26,280 16,580 112,460 12,250 54,290 61,950 105,920 87,980 19,780
750-999  10,170 6,290 55,000 5,740 19,770 34,430 56,600 48,160 10,360 !
1,000 or more  9,310 7,240 84,460 8,060 19,130 71,610 88,420 93,830 15,340
                                     
Percent of K-12 students who
were approved for free or
reduced-price lunches
                                   
0-34  15,790 13,660 165,620 16,510 54,610 88,480 121,060 121,000 23,600
35-49  12,340 6,670 76,270 9,160 27,420 44,040 68,590 61,550 11,990
50-74  30,490 12,990 107,570 12,380 50,300 65,410 111,510 94,090 15,850
75 or more  32,170 16,800 82,440 8,780 34,370 57,610 93,900 83,450 21,150
School did not participate
in free or reduced-price
lunch program
1,390   510   6,350   610   5,550   6,800   2,560   7,270    
                                     
All private schools 8,720   2,010   26,060   3,770   40,260   47,670   31,090   44,470   29,470  
                                     
School classification                                     
Catholic 2,940 290 4,220 1,730 14,530 14,870 13,620 14,840 7,770
Other religious 2,980 950 2,080 1,110 ! 14,380 18,470 10,600 15,890 7,680
Nonsectarian 2,800 770 19,770 920 11,350 14,340 6,860 13,740 14,020
                                     
Community type                                     
City  4,080 840 8,570 1,280 14,850 19,960 12,210 19,080 9,200
Suburban  2,960 670 10,910 1,640 16,330 15,880 10,280 14,600 8,770
Town  510 60 ! 3,110 ! 260 ! 4,340 3,290 3,400 3,380 3,440 !
Rural  1,180 440 ! 3,470 590 4,740 8,550 5,200 7,420 8,070
                                     
School level                                     
Elementary 6,100 1,000 4,340 1,980 26,900 17,610 13,010 17,550 9,900
Secondary 150 ! 2,390 1,120 8,920 6,340 8,070 7,390
Combined  2,200 860 19,330 1,240 12,240 21,140 11,740 18,860 12,180
                                     
Student enrollment                                     
Less than 100  3,020 760 13,960 500 10,470 9,210 5,360 8,130 7,490
100-199  1,790 350 5,790 ! 550 6,690 8,250 5,840 7,960 4,430 !
200-499  3,100 730 ! 5,330 ! 1,560 17,630 17,420 12,640 17,280 10,760
500-749  90 ! 860 ! 620 ! 3,130 6,390 3,580 5,260 1,950 !
750 or more                  
! Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is between 30 percent and 50 percent (i.e., the standard error is at least 30 percent and less than 50 percent of the estimate).
‡ Reporting standards not met. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is 50 percent or greater (i.e., the standard error is 50 percent or more of the estimate) or the response rate is below 50 percent.
1 Includes both instructional and noninstructional staff.
NOTE: 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 and Private School Data Files," 2011–12.


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