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Percentage distribution of public school principals, by 2012–13 status and state: 2012–13


  Stayers   Movers   Leavers   Other  
United States 77.4   7.0   11.5   4.1  
                 
Alabama 86.6   3.9 ! 8.4    
Alaska 78.0   6.6 ! 8.9 !  
Arizona 69.7   3.3 ! 20.9   6.1 !
Arkansas 81.3     11.7    
California 75.7   8.5   10.9   4.8 !
                 
Colorado 79.1     14.0    
Connecticut 79.9   5.4 ! 10.4 ! 4.3 !
Delaware 81.2     13.6    
District of Columbia 75.4   16.9 !    
Florida 80.5   4.6 ! 13.8    
                 
Georgia 72.5   8.2   15.0   4.2 !
Hawaii 97.2   #     #  
Idaho 81.8   7.7 ! 9.4 !  
Illinois 79.3   7.7 ! 7.9   5.1 !
Indiana 79.0   6.4 ! 13.5    
                 
Iowa 86.2   5.7 ! 5.6 !  
Kansas 86.7   5.5 ! 6.8 !  
Kentucky 77.2     16.9   3.6 !
Louisiana 68.3   6.3 ! 24.1    
Maine 86.3   6.5 ! 7.2   #  
                 
Maryland        
Massachusetts 78.0   5.2 ! 13.2    
Michigan 76.5   11.0   7.3   5.1 !
Minnesota 75.0   7.9 ! 10.5   6.6 !
Mississippi 71.7   12.0   10.2   6.1 !
                 
Missouri 72.1   8.1   12.7   7.1 !
Montana 82.0   5.4 ! 10.6    
Nebraska 87.8   6.4 ! 5.2 !  
Nevada 81.8     7.8 ! 1.4 !
New Hampshire 89.5     6.3 ! #  
                 
New Jersey 79.6   6.2 ! 9.3   4.9 !
New Mexico 69.4   8.3 ! 19.0    
New York 86.6   2.4 ! 9.9   1.1 !
North Carolina 74.9   11.9   10.0    
North Dakota 69.9   21.3   7.8    
                 
Ohio 82.2   7.6   8.9   1.4 !
Oklahoma 74.5     17.8    
Oregon 76.8   12.2 ! 8.6 ! 2.4 !
Pennsylvania 72.7     14.9 ! 8.2 !
Rhode Island 66.7   10.7 ! 13.3 ! 9.3 !
                 
South Carolina 81.3   8.6 ! 4.7 ! 5.5 !
South Dakota 84.6   9.6 ! 5.8 ! #  
Tennessee 77.9     15.3    
Texas 73.3   7.7   9.7   9.3  
Utah 73.8     19.8    
                 
Vermont 86.0   3.4 ! 10.0 !  
Virginia 71.2   9.5 ! 12.6   6.7 !
Washington 82.4   5.1 ! 7.7 !  
West Virginia 77.5   5.7 ! 15.1    
Wisconsin 79.7   7.6 ! 11.6    
Wyoming 90.4   3.5 ! 4.5    
# 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.
NOTE: These estimates do not include principals about whom no information was available. The Principal Follow-up Survey (PFS) nonrespondents represent 0.3 percent of the weighted total of 89,810 public school principals in 2011–12. "Stayers" are principals who were principals in the same school in the current school year as in the base year (2011–12). "Movers" are principals who were still principals in the current school year but had moved to a different school after the base year (2011–12). "Leavers" are principals who were no longer principals after the base year (2011–12). "Other" includes principals who had left their base-year (2011–12) school, but for whom it was not possible to determine a mover or leaver status in the current school year. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding and because some data are not shown.
NOTE: "Stayers" are principals who were principals in the same school in the current school year as in the base year (2011-12). "Movers" are principals who were still principals in the current school year but had moved to a different school after the base year (2011-12). "Leavers" are principals who were no longer principals after the base year (2011-12). "Other" includes principals who had left their base-year (2011-12) school, but for whom it was not possible to determine a mover or leaver status in the current school year. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding and because some data are not shown.
SOURCE:U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, "Principal Follow-up Survey (PFS), "Public School Principal Status Data File," 2012–13.