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Principals

Percentage distribution of public school principals, by race/ethnicity: 2017-18

Source: Percentage distribution of public school principals, by race/ethnicity and state: 2017–18

Percentage distribution of public school principals, by highest degree earned: 2017-18

1.8 %

Bachelor's degree or less
61.8 %

Master's degree
25.9 %

Education specialist or professional diploma
10.5 %

Doctorate or first professional degree
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Schools

Average public school start time and percentage distribution of school start time: 2017-18

8:10
Average a.m. start time
4.3 %
Before 7:30 a.m.
27.5 %
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.
40.3 %
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.
19.8 %
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.
8.2 %
9:00 a.m. or later

Source: Average public school start time and percentage distribution of school start time, by state: 2017–18

Among public schools with students enrolled in third grade, average minutes students spend on different activities per week: 2017-18


540 minutes

English, reading, language arts

370 minutes

Arithmetic or mathematics

160 minutes

Social studies or history

170 minutes

Science

120 minutes

Foreign language

110 minutes

Physical education

70 minutes

Music

60 minutes

Art

130 minutes

Recess

Source: Among public schools with students enrolled in third grade, average minutes third grade students spend on different activities per week, by state: 2017–18