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Table 13.  Number of public school instructional and noninstructional aides, secretaries and other clerical support staff, food service personnel, and custodial maintenance and security personnel, by state: 2003–04

State Instructional aides1-2   Noninstructional aides1,3   Secretaries and other clerical support staff1   Food service personnel1   Custodial maintenance and security personnel1  
United States  633,700   141,611   247,950   394,207   360,845  
                     
Alabama  5,400   1,402   2,973   7,692   4,691  
Alaska  2,800   325   788   770   1,240  
Arizona  13,400   2,199   5,167   6,920   6,815  
Arkansas  5,300   853   2,701   6,184   4,304  
California  81,000   8,313   31,743   26,287   31,007  
                     
Colorado  9,800   1,513   4,265   4,664   4,935  
Connecticut  9,500   2,178   3,216   4,324   4,587  
Delaware  1,100   201   438   1,132   1,054  
District of Columbia  1,100   136   458   431   849  
Florida  23,300   10,043   14,230   18,394   18,566  
                     
Georgia  17,600   2,360   6,613   13,456   9,707  
Hawaii  3,700   544   1,094   1,454   1,662  
Idaho  4,200   739   1,203   2,327   1,938  
Illinois  27,400   6,083   10,217   16,227   17,695  
Indiana  15,100   1,888   4,844   9,893   9,069  
                     
Iowa  8,900   2,385   2,909   5,757   4,144  
Kansas  10,400   1,378   2,971   5,747   4,580  
Kentucky  10,100   857   3,656   7,800   5,243  
Louisiana  9,300   1,463   3,222   8,505   6,507  
Maine  5,300   560   1,365   2,133   2,152  
                     
Maryland  8,500   1,818   3,885   6,234   7,276  
Massachusetts  17,000   2,804   4,805   8,975   7,306  
Michigan  21,400   6,412   8,324   12,330   12,442  
Minnesota  17,900   4,125   4,338   7,243   6,252  
Mississippi  7,300   771   2,154   5,573   3,184  
                     
Missouri  10,800   2,400   5,658   9,824   7,958  
Montana  2,600   332   1,039   1,480   1,544  
Nebraska  4,900   1,729   2,069   3,444   3,055  
Nevada  2,500   594   1,626   1,535   1,976  
New Hampshire  5,900   797   1,152   1,758   1,684  
                     
New Jersey  18,400   6,022   7,837   9,757   12,879  
New Mexico  5,100   544   1,622   2,529   2,602  
New York  32,100   22,357   16,062   24,635   27,286  
North Carolina  23,800   3,356   6,302   12,476   8,545  
North Dakota  2,000   393   717   1,287   1,164  
                     
Ohio  13,000   5,579   8,440   16,468   13,619  
Oklahoma  6,000   1,946   3,528   7,180   4,575  
Oregon  10,400   1,318   3,073   3,552   3,187  
Pennsylvania  19,000   7,128   8,185   17,137   15,457  
Rhode Island  2,400   554   803   1,191   1,047  
                     
South Carolina  7,800   1,287   3,346   6,460   5,331  
South Dakota  2,200   329   815   1,383   1,323  
Tennessee  12,100   2,484   3,997   9,966   7,072  
Texas  53,300   9,917   21,603   39,552   31,924  
Utah  6,300   1,375   2,296   3,563   3,173  
                     
Vermont  3,600   328   742   903   1,021  
Virginia  14,400   2,055   5,993   11,298   10,176  
Washington  21,000   2,847   6,266   6,045   6,204  
West Virginia  3,000   241   1,281   2,555   2,438  
Wisconsin  12,100   4,062   5,197   6,893   7,307  
Wyoming  2,200   290   722   887   1,092  
1 Includes full- and part-time head counts.
2 Instructional aides include regular Title I aides, ESL/Bilingual aides, special education instructional aides, library media center instructional aides, and other classroom instructional aides.
3 Noninstructional aides include special education noninstructional aides, library media center noninstructional aides, and other noninstructional aides.
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, Public School Data File, 2003–04.

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