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Table 62. Public elementary and secondary teachers, by level and state or jurisdiction: Fall 2000 through fall 2005
State or jurisdiction Fall 2000 Fall 2001 Fall 2002 Fall 2003 Fall 20041  Fall 2005
Total Elementary Secondary Ungraded Total Elementary Secondary Ungraded
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
United States 2,941,461 2  2,999,528 2  3,034,123 2  3,048,652 2  3,090,396 2  1,717,421 2  1,150,817 2  222,158 2  3,136,921 2  1,765,199 2  1,146,894 2  224,828 2 
Alabama 48,194 3  46,785 3  47,115 3  58,070   51,594   37,330   14,264   0   57,757   43,348   14,409   0  
Alaska 7,880   8,026   8,080   7,808   7,756   5,368   2,388   0   7,912   5,608   2,304   0  
Arizona 44,438   46,015   47,101   47,507   48,935   34,523   14,412   0   51,376   36,671   14,705   0  
Arkansas 31,947   33,079   30,330   30,876   31,234   13,561 15,387   2,286   32,997 13,842 16,778   2,377  
California 298,021 3  304,203 3  307,764 3  304,311 3  305,969 3  216,293 3  81,096   8,580   309,128 3  214,029 3  83,953   11,146  
                                                 
Colorado 41,983   44,182   45,401   44,904   45,165   22,604   22,561   0   45,841   23,213   22,628   0  
Connecticut 41,044   41,773   42,296   42,370   38,808   25,348   12,003   1,457   39,687   26,322   12,177   1,188  
Delaware 7,469   7,571   7,698   7,749   7,856   3,914   3,942   0   7,998   4,008   3,990   0  
District of Columbia 4,949   4,951   5,005   5,676   5,387   2,826 2,286   275   5,481 4  2,885 4  2,316 4  280 4 
Florida 132,030   134,684   138,226   144,955   154,864   67,460 60,876   26,528   158,962 70,501 62,190   26,271  
                                                 
Georgia 91,043   92,731   96,044   97,150   104,987   63,677   41,310   0   108,535   65,470   43,065   0  
Hawaii 10,927   11,007   10,973   11,129   11,146   5,805   5,291   50   11,226   5,868   5,321   37  
Idaho 13,714   13,854   13,896   14,049   14,269   7,351   6,918   0   14,521   7,515   7,006   0  
Illinois 127,620   129,600   131,046   127,669   131,047   76,438   33,889   20,720   133,857   77,801   34,923   21,133  
Indiana 59,226   59,659   59,968   59,924   60,563   31,947   26,352   2,264   60,592   31,811   26,413   2,368  
                                                 
Iowa 34,636   34,906   34,573   34,791   34,697   22,503   12,194   0   35,181   22,966   12,215   0  
Kansas 32,742   33,084   32,643   32,589   32,932   14,451   14,831   3,650   33,608   14,829   15,069   3,710  
Kentucky 39,589   40,376   40,662   41,246   41,463   23,980   9,608   7,875   42,413   24,407   9,811   8,195  
Louisiana 49,915   49,980   50,062   50,495   49,192   34,367   14,825   0   44,660   31,392   13,268   0  
Maine 16,559   16,741   16,837   17,621   16,656   11,196   5,460   0   16,684   11,143   5,541   0  
                                                 
Maryland 52,433   53,774   55,382   55,198   55,101   32,214   22,887   0   56,685   33,021   23,664   0  
Massachusetts 67,432   68,942   74,214   72,062   73,399   29,832   31,370   12,197   73,596   40,862   20,253   12,481  
Michigan 97,031   98,849   89,595   97,014   100,634   70,818 4  23,637 4  6,179 4  99,838   71,023 4  22,816 4  5,999 4 
Minnesota 53,457   53,081   52,808   51,611   52,152   26,163   24,333   1,656   51,107   25,398   24,312   1,397  
Mississippi 31,006   31,214   31,598   32,591   31,321   14,989   11,833   4,499   31,433   14,987   12,035   4,411  
                                                 
Missouri 64,735   65,240   66,717   65,169   65,481   33,711   31,770   0   67,076   34,896   32,180   0  
Montana 10,411   10,408   10,362   10,301   10,224   6,801   3,423   0   10,369   6,927   3,442   0  
Nebraska 20,983   21,083   21,043   20,921   21,077   13,598   7,479   0   21,359   13,799   7,560   0  
Nevada 18,293   19,276   20,038   20,234   20,950   10,779   7,188   2,983   21,744   10,917   7,710   3,117  
New Hampshire 14,341   14,677   14,977   15,112   15,298   10,497   4,801   0   15,536   10,665   4,871   0  
                                                 
New Jersey 99,061   103,611   107,004   109,077   114,875   46,654 68,221   0   112,673 43,891 68,782   0  
New Mexico 21,042   21,823   21,172   21,569   21,730   12,419   4,913   4,398   22,021   15,212   6,809   0  
New York 206,961   209,128   210,926   216,116   218,612 4  93,036 4  91,063 4  34,513 4  218,989   107,801   75,348   35,840  
North Carolina 83,680   85,684   87,677   89,988   92,550   55,206   31,256   6,088   95,664   57,013   32,239   6,412  
North Dakota 8,141   8,035   8,078   8,037   8,070   4,828   3,242   0   8,003   4,821   3,182   0  
                                                 
Ohio 118,361   122,115   125,372   121,735   118,060   80,452   37,608   0   117,982   80,210   37,772   0  
Oklahoma 41,318   41,632   40,638   39,253   40,416   19,952   16,064   4,400   41,833   20,286   16,931   4,616  
Oregon 28,094   28,262   27,126   26,732   27,431   11,689   10,429   5,313   28,256   13,337   9,510   5,409  
Pennsylvania 116,963   118,470   118,256   119,889   121,167   52,307   51,750   17,110   122,397   52,714   52,694   16,989  
Rhode Island 10,645   11,104   11,196   11,918   11,781   8,831 4  2,950 4  0 4  14,299 3  7,426 3  6,873   0  
                                                 
South Carolina 45,380   46,616   46,528   45,830   46,914   32,703   13,431   780   48,212   33,512   13,848   852  
South Dakota 9,397   9,370   9,257   9,245   9,064   5,551   2,533   980   9,129   5,638   2,547   944  
Tennessee 57,164   58,358   58,652   59,584   60,022   42,571   16,462   989   59,596   41,831   16,822   943  
Texas 274,826   282,847   288,655   289,481   294,547   146,012   114,796   33,739   302,425   149,960   116,750   35,715  
Utah 22,008   22,211   22,415   22,147   22,287 3  10,813 3  9,199   2,275   22,993 3  11,195 3  9,455   2,343  
                                                 
Vermont 8,414   8,554   8,542   8,749   8,720   3,367   3,580   1,773   8,851   3,365   3,542   1,944  
Virginia 86,977 3  89,314   99,919   90,573   93,732   40,518 53,214   0   96,158 41,038 55,120   0  
Washington 51,098   52,533   52,953   52,824   53,125   26,120   21,964   5,041   53,508   26,234   22,224   5,050  
West Virginia 20,930   20,138   20,119   20,020   19,958   9,909   6,702   3,347   19,940   9,852   6,737   3,351  
Wisconsin 60,165   63,310   60,385   58,216   60,521   40,981   19,424   116   60,127   40,522   19,391   214  
Wyoming 6,783   6,662   6,799   6,567   6,657   3,158   3,402   97   6,706   3,217   3,393   96  
Bureau of Indian Education                      
DoD, overseas 5,105   5,154   4,794   4,728   4,885   2,008   1,743   1,134   5,726   1,936   1,742   2,048  
DoD, domestic 2,399   2,486   2,425   2,301   2,002   1,055   442   505   2,033   1,053   446   534  
Other jurisdictions                                                
American Samoa 820   914   943   988   945   673   252   20   971   684   267   20  
Guam 1,975   1,918     1,760   1,672   880   792   0   1,804   937   867   0  
Northern Marianas 526   519   545   550   579   313   262   4   614   333   276   5  
Puerto Rico 37,620   42,906   42,369   42,444   43,054   23,970   16,573   2,511   42,036     42,036  
Virgin Islands 1,511   1,511   1,502   1,512   1,545   753   765   27   1,434   647   696   91  
— Not available.
1 Data have been revised from previously published figures.
2 Includes imputed values for states.
3 Includes imputations for underreporting of prekindergarten teachers.
4 Imputed.
NOTE: Distribution of elementary and secondary teachers determined by reporting units. Teachers reported in full-time equivalents (FTE). DoD = Department of Defense.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Com­mon Core of Data (CCD), "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education," 2000-01 through 2005-06. (This table was prepared July 2007.)

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