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Digest of Education Statistics: 2008
Digest of Education Statistics: 2008

NCES 2009-020
March 2009


Table 65. Public elementary and secondary teachers, by level and state or jurisdiction: Selected years, fall 2000 through fall 2006
State or jurisdiction Fall 2000 Fall 2002 Fall 2003 Fall 2004 Fall 20051  Fall 2006
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 3,034,123 2 3,048,652 2 3,090,925 2 3,143,003 2 1,733,703 2 1,177,698 2 231,602 2 3,180,396 2 1,673,234 2 1,250,771 256,391
Alabama 48,194 3  47,115 3  58,070   51,594   57,757   43,348   14,409   0   56,134   34,385   21,749 0
Alaska 7,880   8,080   7,808   7,756   7,912   5,608   2,304   0   7,903   4,127   3,776 0
Arizona 44,438   47,101   47,507   48,935   51,376   36,671   14,705   0   52,625   37,793   14,832 0
Arkansas 31,947   30,330   30,876   31,234   32,997   13,842   16,778   2,377   35,089   16,315   15,983 2,791
California 298,021 3  307,764 3  304,311 3  305,969 3  309,222 3  214,123 3  83,953   11,146   307,110 3  213,122 3  85,106 8,882
                                             
Colorado 41,983   45,401 2  44,904   45,165   45,841   23,213   22,628   0   46,973   23,798   23,175 0
Connecticut 41,044   42,296   42,370   38,808   39,687   26,322   12,177   1,188   39,115   25,945   12,126 1,044
Delaware 7,469   7,698   7,749   7,856   7,998   4,008   3,990   0   8,038   3,981   4,057 0
District of Columbia 4,949   5,005   5,676   5,387   5,481 4  2,885 4  2,316 4  280 4  5,394   2,837   2,273 284
Florida 132,030   138,226   144,955   154,864   158,962   70,501   62,190   26,271   162,851   72,116   64,334 26,401
                                             
Georgia 91,043   96,044   97,150   104,987   108,535   65,470   43,065   0   113,597   68,690   44,907 0
Hawaii 10,927   10,973   11,129   11,146   11,226   5,868   5,321   37   11,271   5,943   5,289 39
Idaho 13,714   13,896   14,049   14,269   14,521   7,515   7,006   0   14,770   7,690   7,080 0
Illinois 127,620   131,046   127,669   131,047   133,857   77,801   34,923   21,133   140,988   57,332   62,187 21,469
Indiana 59,226   59,968   59,924   60,563   60,592   31,811   26,413   2,368   61,315   33,451   27,843 21
                                             
Iowa 34,636   34,573   34,791   34,697   35,181   22,966   12,215   0   35,653   19,128   16,525 0
Kansas 32,742   32,643   32,589   32,932   33,608   14,829   15,069   3,710   35,297   16,418   18,713 166
Kentucky 39,589   40,662   41,246   41,463   42,413   24,407   9,811   8,195   43,371 3  21,615 3  10,101 11,655
Louisiana 49,915   50,062   50,495   49,192   44,660   31,392   13,268   0   45,951   32,186   13,765 0
Maine 16,559   16,837   17,621   16,656   16,684   11,143   5,541   0   16,826   11,432   5,159 235
                                             
Maryland 52,433   55,382   55,198   55,101   56,685   33,021   23,664   0   58,443   33,898   24,545 0
Massachusetts 67,432   74,214   72,062   73,399   73,596   40,862   20,253   12,481   73,157   41,984   20,793 10,380
Michigan 97,031   89,595   97,014   100,638   98,069   41,545 4  43,751 4  12,773 4  98,037   38,666   39,265 20,106
Minnesota 53,457   52,808   51,611   52,152   51,107   25,398   24,312   1,397   51,880   25,905   24,387 1,588
Mississippi 31,006   31,598   32,591   31,321   31,433   14,987   12,035   4,411   32,351   15,669   12,408 4,274
                                             
Missouri 64,735   66,717   65,169   65,847   67,076   34,896   32,180   0   67,398   34,956   32,442 0
Montana 10,411   10,362   10,301   10,224   10,369   6,927   3,442   0   10,398   6,944   3,454 0
Nebraska 20,983   21,043   20,921   21,236   21,359   13,799   7,560   0   21,459   13,588   7,755 116
Nevada 18,293   20,038   20,234   20,950   21,744   10,917   7,710   3,117   22,908   11,763   7,866 3,279
New Hampshire 14,341   14,977   15,112   15,298   15,536   10,665   4,871   0   15,515   10,582   4,933 0
                                             
New Jersey 99,061   107,004   109,077   114,875   112,673   43,891   68,782   0   112,301   45,494   48,157 18,650
New Mexico 21,042   21,172   21,569   21,730   22,021   15,212   6,809   0   22,016   15,628   6,388 0
New York 206,961   210,926   216,116   218,612 4  218,989   107,801   75,348   35,840   218,879   106,391   76,693 35,795
North Carolina 83,680   87,677   89,988   92,550   95,664   57,013   32,239   6,412   104,412   55,066   47,713 1,633
North Dakota 8,141   8,078   8,037   8,070   8,003   4,821   3,182   0   8,007   4,908   3,099 0
                                             
Ohio 118,361   125,372   121,735   118,060   117,982   80,210   37,772   0   110,390   50,725   50,289 9,376
Oklahoma 41,318   40,638   39,253   40,416   41,833   20,286   16,931   4,616   42,206   20,668   17,059 4,479
Oregon 28,094   27,126   26,732   27,431   28,346   13,364   9,573   5,409   26,443   17,697   7,856 890
Pennsylvania 116,963   118,256   119,889   121,167   122,397   52,714   52,694   16,989   123,375   50,346   53,274 19,755
Rhode Island 10,645   11,196   11,918   11,781   14,180 3  7,307 3  6,873   0   11,381   5,407   5,974 0
                                             
South Carolina 45,380   46,528   45,830   46,914   48,212   33,512   13,848   852   49,733   33,316   13,995 2,422
South Dakota 9,397   9,257   9,245   9,064   9,129   5,638   2,547   944   9,070   5,721   2,547 802
Tennessee 57,164   58,652   59,584   60,022   59,596   41,831   16,822   943   62,176   43,484   18,210 482
Texas 274,826   288,655   289,481   294,547   302,425   149,960   116,750   35,715   311,649   155,549   119,809 36,291
Utah 22,008   22,415   22,147   22,287 3  22,993   11,195   9,455   2,343   23,640   11,569   9,642 2,429
                                             
Vermont 8,414   8,542   8,749   8,720   8,851   3,365   3,542   1,944   8,859   3,413   3,614 1,832
Virginia 86,977 3  99,919   90,573   93,732   103,944   39,018   64,926   0   105,039   39,639   65,400 0
Washington 51,098   52,953   52,824   53,125   53,508   26,234   22,224   5,050   53,743   26,319   22,181 5,243
West Virginia 20,930   20,119   20,020   19,958   19,940   9,852   6,737   3,351   19,414   8,419   7,591 3,404
Wisconsin 60,165   60,385   58,216   60,521   60,127   40,522   19,391   214   59,089   27,921   31,003 165
Wyoming 6,783   6,799   6,567   6,657   6,706   3,217   3,393   96   6,757   3,295   3,449 13
                                             
Bureau of Indian Education                    
DoD, overseas 5,105   4,794   4,728   4,885   5,726   1,936   1,742   2,048   5,204   1,762   1,603 1,839
DoD, domestic 2,399   2,425   2,301   2,002   2,033   1,053   446   534   2,033   1,053   446 534
Other jurisdictions                                            
American Samoa 820   943   988   945   989   735   249   5   971   684   267 20
Guam 1,975     1,760   1,672   1,804   937   867   0      
Northern Marianas 526   545   550   579   614   333   276   5   579   322   253 4
Puerto Rico 37,620   42,369   42,444   43,054   42,036       42,036   40,163   21,970   13,486 4,707
U.S. Virgin Islands 1,511   1,502   1,512   1,545   1,434   647   696   91   1,531   698   810 23
— 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 Educa-tion," 2000–01 through 2006–07. (This table was prepared August 2008.)