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Percentage of public school principals and teachers who are at least 65 years old, by selected school characteristics and state: 2017–18

         
Selected school characteristic and state Principals who are at least 65 years old   Teachers who are at least 65 years old  
   All public schools 3.3   2.0  
         
School classification        
Traditional public 3.1   2.0  
Charter school 6.2   2.1  
         
Community type        
City 4.0   2.3  
Suburban 3.4   1.9  
Town 3.3   2.0  
Rural 2.5   1.8  
         
School level        
Primary 3.5   1.6  
Middle 2.1   1.8  
High 3.0   2.5  
Combined 4.7   2.9  
         
Student enrollment        
Less than 100 3.9   4.2  
100–199 4.4   3.0  
200–499 3.6   1.9  
500–749 2.7   1.8  
750–999 2.7   1.5  
1,000 or more 3.0   2.3  
         
Percent of K–12 students who were approved
   for free or reduced–price lunches
       
0–34 2.9   1.8  
35–49 2.9   1.6  
50–74 2.9   1.9  
75 or more 4.1   2.5  
         
State        
Alabama    
Alaska 4.4 ! 5.1  
Arizona 5.2 ! 2.7  
Arkansas 4.6 ! 2.4 !
California 3.1   2.9  
         
Colorado 5.2 ! 1.1 !
Connecticut 5.3 ! 3.4  
Delaware    
District of Columbia    
Florida 2.5 ! 2.3  
         
Georgia   1.6  
Hawaii 14.3 ! 3.1  
Idaho    
Illinois   1.3  
Indiana   1.8 !
         
Iowa   1.9 !
Kansas   1.6 !
Kentucky   1.2 !
Louisiana 14.0 ! 4.8  
Maine   3.1  
         
Maryland    
Massachusetts   2.5  
Michigan 1.9 ! 1.2 !
Minnesota    
Mississippi #   3.6 !
         
Missouri 4.5 ! 1.2 !
Montana #   2.0 !
Nebraska   1.8 !
Nevada   3.1  
New Hampshire   2.7  
         
New Jersey 4.3 ! 2.3  
New Mexico   4.3  
New York 3.3   1.8  
North Carolina 3.9 ! 1.4  
North Dakota   3.0 !
         
Ohio 5.4 ! 0.7  
Oklahoma   3.1  
Oregon 4.7 ! 1.6 !
Pennsylvania   0.7  
Rhode Island 7.4 ! 2.8 !
         
South Carolina   1.3 !
South Dakota 7.5 ! 2.7  
Tennessee 5.5 ! 2.1 !
Texas 3.3   1.9  
Utah   3.4  
         
Vermont   3.1  
Virginia 2.9 ! 1.8  
Washington   2.2  
West Virginia   2.8 !
Wisconsin   0.7 !
Wyoming   1.5 !
# Rounds to zero.
! Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is between 30 percent and 50 percent (i.e., the standard error is at least 30 percent and less than 50 percent of the estimate).
‡ Reporting standards not met. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is 50 percent or greater (i.e., the standard error is 50 percent or more of the estimate) or the response rate is below 50 percent.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, National Teacher and Principal Survey (NTPS), "Public School Principal and Public School Teacher Data Files," 2017–18.