National Summary

Districts and schools
Number of districts (CCD)
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Students
2003-04
14,468

Staff
1993-94 2003-04
792,690 33,566,105 14,378,630 47,944,735 Pre-K 430,152 K-8 30,855,652 9-12 11,874,057 Total (K-12) 42,729,709

1993-94
14,882

Public school ^ enrollment (CCD)

Number of FTE 1993-94 teachers (CCD) Elementary 1,188,518
Middle 473,923 High 655,858 69,097 Combined 29,538 Other Total 2,416,933

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2003-04
1,325,917 561,227 747,099 84,412 19,970 2,738,625 685,355 44,377 231,774 1,975,762 2,937,268

^ Number of public schools (CCD)

Elementary Middle High Combined Other Total Number of charter schools
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50,978 14,345 15,715 2,703 1,450 85,191

53,583 16,362 18,191 4,954 1,234 94,324 3,041

Race/ethnicity (CCD)

American Indian/Alaskan Native Asian/Pacific Islander Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic White, non-Hispanic

1% 4 16 13 65 8% 7%

1% 5 17 20 58 12% 12%

Number of FTE non-teacher staff (CCD)
Instructional aides 450,519 31,939 Instructional coordinators Administrators 170,695 Other 1,676,780 Total 2,329,933 taught, grades 7-12 (SASS) English Mathematics Science Social studies

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Finances
Total current expenditures 1993-94
(CCD, in thousands of dollars, adjusted for inflation to 2002-03)

Students with disabilities (OSEP) 2002-03
$239,408,049 16,142,732 134,584,221 390,135,001

Total includes only United States and District of Columbia

Instructional Noninstructional Support Total

$181,692,371 13,633,775 101,515,748 296,841,894

Students with limited English proficiency (ED /NCBE) Migrant students (OME)

Percentage of teachers with a major in the main subject 1994 2000
78% 72 74 80 70% 67 75 78

1%

3%

Percentage of core courses taught by highly qualified ^ teachers, 2003-04 (As defined and reported by states, collected by ED)

Per-pupil expenditures
(CCD, adjusted for inflation to 2002-03)

$6,693

$7,954

Eighth-grade students enrolled in 1996 Algebra I for high school credit 24%
(NAEP)

2003
27%

All schools

90%

High-poverty schools Only State Data Available Low-poverty schools Only State Data Available

Sources of funding
(CCD, 2002-03)

Students eligible to participate in the Free or Reduced- ^ Price Lunch Program, 2003-04 (CCD) 17,666,507

Federal 9% State 49%

Local 43%

Outcomes

Number of schools, by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free or Reduced-Price Lunch Program, ^ 2003-04 (CCD)

1993-94 High school dropout rate (NCES) 5% Avg. freshman graduation rate (NCES) 75 College-going rate (IPEDS/NCES) 58 NAEP state results (NCES)
Reading, Grade 4 Proficient level or above Basic level or above Math, Grade 8 Proficient level or above Basic level or above
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2000-01
5% 72 63

0-34% 35-49%

35,367 14,524 18,613 15,020

1994
28% 59

2005
30% 63

Title I allocation 2002-03
(ED; Includes Title I, Part A)

50-74%
$ 11,688,664,000

75-100%
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1996
23% 61

2005
29% 68

KEY:

K

* — n/a # FTE

= Less than 0.5 percent = Not applicable = Not available = Sample size too small to calculate = Full Time Equivalent

10,800 schools did not report.

Totals include 50 states, and the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, unless otherwise noted. 

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