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Table 208.30. Public elementary and secondary teachers, by level and state or jurisdiction: Selected years, fall 2000 through fall 2016
[In full-time equivalents]
State or jurisdiction Fall 2000 Fall 2005 Fall 2010 Fall 2013 Fall 2014 Fall 2015 Fall 2016
Total Elementary Secondary Ungraded Total Elementary Secondary Ungraded
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
United States 2,941,461 1 3,143,003 1 3,099,095 1 3,113,764 1 3,132,351 1 3,151,497 1 1,745,337 1 1,220,166 1 185,994 1 3,169,499 1 1,759,610 1 1,232,805 1 177,083 1
Alabama 48,194 2 57,757   49,363   47,162   42,737   40,766   21,687   19,080   0   42,533   22,476   20,057   0  
Alaska 7,880   7,912   8,171   7,898   7,759   7,832   4,325   3,507   0   7,825   4,070   3,754   0  
Arizona 44,438   51,376   50,031   48,359   48,124   47,944   33,455   14,489   0   48,220   33,135   15,085   0  
Arkansas 31,947   32,997   34,273   34,933   35,430   35,804   18,474   14,714   2,616   35,730   18,317   14,768   2,645  
California 298,021 2 309,222 2 260,806 2 259,506 2 267,685 2 263,475   176,192   84,322   2,960   271,287 2 182,600 2 86,140   2,547  
                                                     
Colorado 41,983   45,841   48,543   50,157   51,388   51,798   29,578   22,220   0   52,014   29,401   22,613   0  
Connecticut 41,044   39,687   42,951   43,443   42,062   43,772   27,256   16,233   284   42,343   26,744   15,373   226  
Delaware 7,469   7,998   8,933   9,388   9,649   8,962   4,524   4,438   0   9,208   4,678   4,530   0  
District of Columbia 4,949   5,481 3 5,925   5,991   6,565   6,789   4,185   2,551   54   6,727   3,990   2,713   24  
Florida 132,030   158,962   175,609   177,853   180,442   182,586   76,722   67,248   38,616   186,339   76,301   67,849   42,190  
                                                     
Georgia 91,043   108,535   112,460   109,441   111,470   113,031   52,471   43,869   16,690   114,763   52,918   44,721   17,124  
Hawaii 10,927   11,226   11,396   11,781   11,663   11,747   6,410   5,248   89   11,782   6,397   5,315   70  
Idaho 13,714   14,521   15,673   15,002   15,609   15,656   7,438   8,218   0   16,204   7,648   8,556   0  
Illinois 127,620   133,857   132,983   136,355 4 132,456 4 129,948   90,437   39,508   3   128,893   90,125   38,506   263  
Indiana 59,226   60,592   58,121 2 59,823   56,547   57,675   30,305   27,370   0   60,162   31,163   28,999   0  
                                                     
Iowa 34,636   35,181   34,642   35,397   35,684   35,687   25,011   10,677   0   35,808   25,205   10,603   0  
Kansas 32,742   33,608   34,644   38,153   37,659   40,035   20,261   19,774   0   36,193   18,496   17,697   0  
Kentucky 39,589   42,413   42,042   41,820   41,586   41,902   24,848   10,028   7,026   42,029   24,772   10,058   7,199  
Louisiana 49,915   44,660   48,655   46,437   46,340   58,469   33,250   15,271   9,949   48,408   32,806   15,602   0  
Maine 16,559   16,684   15,384   15,452   14,937   14,857   10,336   4,521   0   14,750   10,284   4,467   0  
                                                     
Maryland 52,433   56,685   58,428   58,611   59,194   59,414   36,196   23,218   0   59,703   36,442   23,261   0  
Massachusetts 67,432   73,596   68,754   70,490   71,859   71,969   47,210   24,759   0   72,413   47,382   25,031   0  
Michigan 97,031   98,069   88,615   85,786   85,038   84,181   34,885   33,107   16,190   83,597   34,756   32,785   16,057  
Minnesota 53,457   51,107   52,672   54,413   55,690   55,985   30,149   24,014   1,822   56,715   30,555   24,270   1,889  
Mississippi 31,006   31,433   32,255   32,292   32,311   32,175   15,112   13,181   3,882   31,924   14,907   13,196   3,822  
                                                     
Missouri 64,735   67,076   66,735   66,651   67,356   67,635   35,221   32,414   0   67,926   35,235   32,691   0  
Montana 10,411   10,369   10,361   10,310   10,234   10,412   7,257   3,115   40   10,555   7,391   3,127   36  
Nebraska 20,983   21,359   22,345   22,401   22,988   23,308   14,618   8,690   0   23,611   15,221   8,390   0  
Nevada 18,293   21,744   21,839   21,921   21,656   22,702   10,978   8,316   3,408   23,705   11,422   8,486   3,797  
New Hampshire 14,341   15,536   15,365   14,826   14,773   14,770   10,005   4,765   0   14,760   9,761   4,999   0  
                                                     
New Jersey 99,061   112,673   110,202   114,581   115,067   114,968   60,873   37,731   16,365   115,729   61,286   37,911   16,532  
New Mexico 21,042   22,021   22,437   22,239   22,411   21,722   9,687   8,236   3,798   21,331   9,454   8,123   3,754  
New York 206,961   218,989   211,606   206,693   203,781   206,086   103,618   92,579   9,889   209,151   105,341   93,792   10,018  
North Carolina 83,680   95,664   98,357   99,327   99,320   99,355   68,977   29,550   828   100,220   69,663   29,741   816  
North Dakota 8,141   8,003   8,417   8,805   9,049   9,195   6,058   3,137   0   9,265   6,122   3,143   0  
                                                     
Ohio 118,361   117,982   109,282   106,010   106,526 3 101,742   56,898   41,212   3,632   102,600   57,122   41,128   4,350  
Oklahoma 41,318   41,833   41,278   41,983   42,073   42,452   23,780   18,673   0   41,090   23,119   17,970   0  
Oregon 28,094   28,346   28,109   26,733   27,850   29,086   20,642   8,444   0   29,756   21,089   8,667   0  
Pennsylvania 116,963   122,397   129,911   121,330   122,030   120,893   58,033   52,606   10,253   122,552   58,732   52,965   10,855  
Rhode Island 10,645   14,180 2 11,212   9,824   9,471   10,631   5,983   4,648   0   10,689   5,965   4,724   0  
                                                     
South Carolina 45,380   48,212   45,210   48,151   49,475   50,237   35,293   14,943   0   50,789   35,712   15,078   0  
South Dakota 9,397   9,129   9,512   9,510   9,618   9,638   6,274   2,483   881   9,777   6,364   2,499   914  
Tennessee 57,164   59,596   66,558   65,847   65,341   66,488   45,314   18,972   2,203   64,270   45,296   18,975   0  
Texas 274,826   302,425   334,997   334,580   342,257   347,329   171,673   148,168   27,488   352,809   175,290   153,142   24,377  
Utah 22,008   22,993   25,677   27,247   27,374 3 28,348 3 14,008 3 11,673 3 2,668 3 28,841   14,050   11,882   2,909  
                                                     
Vermont 8,414   8,851   8,382   8,375   8,276   8,338   3,332   2,893   2,113   8,187   3,326   2,736   2,124  
Virginia 86,977 2 103,944   70,947   90,098   89,968   90,255   42,373   47,882   0   91,628   42,155   49,473   0  
Washington 51,098   53,508   53,934   54,867   59,555   57,942   31,333   24,898   1,712   58,815   32,242   24,507   2,067  
West Virginia 20,930   19,940   20,338   19,978   20,029   19,664   9,362   10,278   25   19,356   9,168   10,167   21  
Wisconsin 60,165   60,127   57,625   57,980   58,376 3 58,185   28,911   28,761   513   59,011   29,429   29,125   457  
Wyoming 6,783   6,706   7,127   7,555   7,615   7,653   4,123   3,531   0   7,506   4,089   3,417   0  
                                                     
Jurisdiction                                                    
                                                     
Bureau of Indian
   Education
                         
DoDEA, overseas 5,105   5,726                        
DoDEA, domestic 2,399   2,033                        
                                                     
Other jurisdictions                                                    
American Samoa 820   989                        
Guam 1,975   1,804   1,843   2,291   2,286   2,336   1,192   1,144   0   2,289   1,154   1,135   0  
Northern Marianas 526   614   607   417                    
Puerto Rico 37,620   42,036   36,506   33,412   31,186   30,438   13,018   11,754   5,666   28,899   13,097   10,140   5,661  
U.S. Virgin Islands 1,511   1,434   1,457   1,082   1,131   1,106   520   565   21   1,154   546   593   15  
—Not available.
1 Includes imputed values for states.
2 Includes imputations to correct for underreporting of prekindergarten teachers.
3 Imputed.
4 Includes imputations to correct for underreporting of prekindergarten, kindergarten, and ungraded teachers.
NOTE: Distribution of elementary and secondary teachers determined by reporting units. DoDEA = Department of Defense Education Activity.
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 2016-17. (This table was prepared September 2018.)

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