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Digest of Education Statistics: 2006
Digest of Education Statistics: 2006

NCES 2007-017
July 2007


Table 80. Staff and teachers in public elementary and secondary school systems, by state or jurisdiction: Fall 1998 through fall 2004
State or jurisdiction Teachers as a percent of staff Fall 2002 Fall 20031  Fall 2004
Fall 1998 Fall 1999 Fall 2000 Fall 2001 All staff Teachers Teachers as a percent of staff All staff Teachers Teachers as a percent of staff All staff Teachers Teachers as a percent of staff
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
United States2  52.2   51.7   51.5   50.8   5,954,661   3,034,123   51.0   5,953,667   3,048,652   51.2   6,053,465   3,090,513   51.1  
Alabama 54.5 3  54.9 3  53.7 3  53.1 3  88,893 3  47,115 3  53.0 3  100,592   58,070   57.7   92,795   51,594   55.6  
Alaska 50.4 3  48.7 3  49.3 3  48.1 3  17,101 3  8,080   47.2 3  16,550 3  7,808   47.2 3  17,632 3  7,756   44.0 3 
Arizona 49.8 3  49.7   49.3   49.0   96,639   47,101   48.7   96,341   47,507   49.3   97,953   48,935   50.0  
Arkansas 68.5 3  52.5   50.6   49.7   63,815   30,330   47.5   64,693   30,876   47.7   66,127   31,234   47.2  
California 54.8 3  54.0 3  54.1 3  53.0 3  581,756 3  307,764 3  52.9 3  572,835 3  304,311 3  53.1 3  574,614 3  305,969 3  53.2 3 
                                                     
Colorado 51.8   51.2   50.7   50.4   90,397   45,401   50.2   89,530   44,904   50.2   91,337   45,165   49.4  
Connecticut 50.1   50.0   50.0   49.2   86,361   42,296   49.0   85,367   42,370   49.6   83,879   38,808   46.3  
Delaware 55.0   54.7   59.2   53.4   14,449   7,698   53.3   14,587   7,749   53.1   14,966   7,856   52.5  
District of Columbia 52.7   50.7   46.2   43.5   11,548   5,005   43.3   10,608   5,676   53.5   12,162   5,387   44.3  
Florida 48.4   48.0   47.8   47.6   287,091   138,226   48.1   295,775   144,955   49.0   311,853   154,864   49.7  
                                                     
Georgia 49.9   49.3   49.2   48.8   197,944   96,044   48.5   200,512   97,150   48.5   209,746   104,987   50.1  
Hawaii 61.3   60.7   59.5   56.6   20,703   10,973   53.0   21,113   11,129   52.7   20,531   11,146   54.3  
Idaho 56.3   56.4   56.2   55.9   24,897   13,896   55.8   25,133   14,049   55.9   25,533   14,269   55.9  
Illinois 52.0 3  51.0 3  51.1 3  50.7 3  257,352 3  131,046   50.9 3  254,119 3  127,669   50.2 3  261,237 3  131,047   50.2 3 
Indiana 46.8   47.0   46.7   46.3   126,998   59,968   47.2   130,532   59,924   45.9   133,375   60,563   45.4  
                                                     
Iowa 49.8   50.8   51.1   50.2   67,426   34,573   51.3   68,137   34,791   51.1   68,450   34,697   50.7  
Kansas 52.6   51.7   50.9   50.8   63,911   32,643   51.1   63,778   32,589   51.1   64,114   32,932   51.4  
Kentucky 44.8   45.0   44.1   42.6   95,839   40,662   42.4   95,926   41,246   43.0   95,920   41,463   43.2  
Louisiana 49.4   49.4   49.3   49.2   102,333   50,062   48.9   102,990   50,495   49.0   101,381   49,192   48.5  
Maine 50.8   50.3   49.7   49.1   34,586   16,837   48.7   35,866   17,621   49.1   34,899   16,656   47.7  
                                                     
Maryland 53.4   54.5   54.3   54.2   102,642   55,382   54.0   107,529   55,198   51.3   108,296   55,101   50.9  
Massachusetts 55.0   56.9   55.1   54.9   143,922   74,214   51.6   134,414 3  72,062   53.6 3  137,613 3  73,399   53.3 3 
Michigan 44.5   45.6   46.1   46.0   187,093   89,595   47.9   206,034 3  97,014 3  47.1 3  209,831 3  100,634 3  48.0 3 
Minnesota 53.6   53.6   51.6 3  50.7   105,311 3  52,808   50.1 3  103,744   51,611   49.7   104,367   52,152   50.0  
Mississippi 47.9   48.0   47.9   47.9   66,133   31,598   47.8   68,377   32,591   47.7   67,249   31,321   46.6  
                                                     
Missouri 53.7   54.6   53.2   52.3   128,124   66,717   52.1   125,783   65,169   51.8   125,868   65,481   52.0  
Montana 53.8 3  51.7 3  53.5 3  53.4 3  18,693 3  10,362   55.4 3  18,656   10,301   55.2   18,762 3  10,224   54.5 3 
Nebraska 53.2   53.1   52.6   52.0   40,743   21,043   51.6   40,573   20,921   51.6   40,998   21,077   51.4  
Nevada 56.3   57.5   58.6   56.7   33,443   20,038   59.9   34,059   20,234   59.4   31,260   20,950   67.0  
New Hampshire 52.0   51.7   51.1   50.4   30,087   14,977   49.8   30,830   15,112   49.0   31,408   15,298   48.7  
                                                     
New Jersey 53.9   53.9   53.4   53.6   199,381   107,004   53.7   204,038   109,077   53.5   213,418   114,875   53.8  
New Mexico 48.6   45.8   46.8   48.6   43,826   21,172   48.3   44,841   21,569   48.1   46,531   21,730   46.7  
New York 52.4   49.4   49.7   49.4   428,045   210,926   49.3   394,178   216,116   54.8   399,089   218,612   54.8  
North Carolina 52.0   51.6   51.5   51.6   169,328   87,677   51.8   172,193   89,988   52.3   177,308   92,550   52.2  
North Dakota 54.0   53.9   53.9   53.9   15,090   8,078   53.5   15,066   8,037   53.3   15,157   8,070   53.2  
                                                     
Ohio 54.4   53.4   53.1   53.1   242,372   125,372   51.7   242,520   121,735   50.2   239,988   118,060   49.2  
Oklahoma 57.8   56.2   55.0   54.5   74,422   40,638   54.6   71,313   39,253   55.0   77,466   40,416   52.2  
Oregon 50.5   50.0   50.0   49.3   55,042   27,126   49.3   54,272   26,732   49.3   56,637   27,431   48.4  
Pennsylvania 52.9   52.8   52.2   51.7   231,251   118,256   51.1   233,269   119,889   51.4   237,122   121,167   51.1  
Rhode Island 62.4   61.6   60.0   59.8   18,303   11,196   61.2   19,890 3  11,918 3  59.9 3  23,031 3  11,898 3  51.7 3 
                                                     
South Carolina 53.6 3  53.2 3  65.7 3  65.3 3  63,039 3  46,528   73.8 3  62,888 3  45,830   72.9 3  65,014 3  46,914   72.2 3 
South Dakota 56.1   53.8   52.0   50.6   19,031   9,257   48.6   19,039   9,245   48.6   18,106   9,064   50.1  
Tennessee 53.8   54.3   52.1   52.1   114,358   58,652   51.3   116,120   59,584 3  51.3   111,891   60,022   53.6  
Texas 51.3   51.1   50.6   48.6   594,002   288,655   48.6   596,330   289,481   48.5   607,364   294,547   48.5  
Utah 54.9   54.3   54.1   54.0   41,588   22,415   53.9   41,545   22,147   53.3   44,499   22,287   50.1  
                                                     
Vermont 48.9   48.7   47.3   47.4   18,384   8,542   46.5   18,701   8,749   46.8   18,899   8,720   46.1  
Virginia 55.6 3  54.1 3  54.1 3  54.0   162,994   99,919   61.3   166,578   90,573   54.4   179,688   93,732   52.2  
Washington 53.0   52.4   52.3   46.9   112,740   52,953   47.0   109,294   52,824   48.3   111,848   53,125   47.5  
West Virginia 54.3   54.5   54.3   53.5   38,132   20,119   52.8   37,957   20,020   52.7   37,979   19,958   52.6  
Wisconsin 56.0   55.3   56.3   54.6   113,262   60,385   53.3   104,531   58,216   55.7   104,018   60,521   58.2  
Wyoming 48.7   49.8   48.6   48.7   13,841 3  6,799 3  49.1 3  14,121   6,567   46.5   14,256   6,657   46.7  
Bureau of Indian Affairs                          
                                                     
DoDDS, overseas 66.4   64.0 4  66.0   65.3   7,045   4,794   68.0   7,282   4,728   64.9   6,845   4,885   71.4  
DoDDS, domestic     59.2   57.5   4,200   2,425   57.7   4,157   2,301   55.4   2,865   2,002   69.9  
                                                     
Other jurisdictions                                                    
American Samoa 50.1   49.7   50.0   54.2   1,735   943   54.4   1,771   988   55.8   1,813   945   52.1  
Guam 34.2   49.1   51.5   50.9         3,466   1,760   50.8   3,318   1,672   50.4  
Northern Marianas 47.6   51.0   50.2   50.9   1,093   545   49.9   1,155   550   47.6   1,166   579   49.7  
Puerto Rico 57.7   57.5   54.4   57.0   74,553   42,369   56.8   74,697   42,444   56.8   76,865   43,054   56.0  
Virgin Islands 51.3   51.6   52.1   53.6   3,036   1,502   49.5   2,896   1,512   52.2   2,977   1,545   51.9  
—Not available.
1 Data revised from previously published figures.
2 U.S. totals include imputations for underreporting and nonreporting states.
3 Includes imputations for underreporting.
4 Includes both overseas and domestic schools.
NOTE: DoDDS = Department of Defense dependents schools.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Com­mon Core of Data (CCD), "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Educa­tion," 1998–99 through 2004–05. (This table was prepared March 2007.)