Pennsylvania

Districts and schools
Number of districts
(CCD)

http://www.pde.state.pa.us
Students
2003-04
501

Staff
1993-94
Pre-K 4,181 K-8 1,211,113 9-12 496,382 Total (K-12) 1,707,495

1993-94
501

Public school enrollment (CCD)

2003-04
2,588 1,229,976 582,624 1,812,600

Number of FTE 1993-94 teachers (CCD) Elementary 42,794
Middle High Combined Other Total Instructional aides Instructional coordinators Administrators Other Total 19,111 30,178 676 814 93,573 12,676 1,576 5,133 70,198 89,583

2003-04
50,037 24,731 35,839 1,562 923 113,092 24,897 1,424 6,297 80,762 113,470

Number of public schools

(CCD)

1,969 515 589 20 27 3,120 1,917 572 619 55 26 3,189 102

Elementary Middle High Combined Other Total

Race/ethnicity (CCD)
American Indian/Alaskan Native Asian/Pacific Islander Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic White, non-Hispanic Students with disabilities (OSEP) * 2% 14 3 81 9% * 2% 16 6 76 12% 2%

Number of FTE non-teacher staff (CCD)

Number of charter schools (CCD)

Finances
Total current expenditures 1993-94
(CCD, in thousands of dollars, adjusted for inflation to 2002-03) $9,103,826 Instructional 543,969 Noninstructional 4,669,648 Support Total 14,317,443

2002-03
$10,095,432 639,074 5,609,932 16,344,438

Students with limited English proficiency (NCELA) Migrant students
(OME)

Percentage of teachers with a major in the main subject taught, grades 7-12 (SASS) 1994 2000
English Mathematics Science Social studies 74% 98 85 74 67% 81 79 73

*

2%

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)

$8,210

$8,997

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

2003

31%

All schools High-poverty schools Low-poverty schools

97% 92% 99%
2000-01
4% 79 61

Sources of funding
(CCD, 2002-03)

Federal 8%

Local 56%

Students eligible to participate in the Free or Reduced511,940 Price Lunch Program, 2003-04 (CCD) Number of schools, by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free or Reduced-Price Lunch Program, ^ 2003-04 (CCD) 0-34% 2,087

Outcomes

State 37%

1993-94 High school dropout rate (NCES) 4% Avg. freshman graduation rate (NCES) 81 57 College-going rate (IPEDS/NCES) 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

35-49% 50-74%
Title I allocation 2002-03
(ED; Includes Title I, Part A)

444 316
340

1994
30% 61

2005
36% 69

$438,337,029

75-100%
^

1996
- -

2005
31% 72

KEY:

90

K

— n/a # FTE

*

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

2 schools did not report.

Pennsylvania
Statewide Accountability Information
See Appendix B for Pennsylvania’s definitions of proficient for Reading and mathematics for grades 5, 8, and 11. See http://www.pde.state.pa.us/pas/cwp/view.asp?a=3&Q=95497&pasNav=|6150|&pasNav=| for more details on the statewide accountability system. State assessment for NCLB accountability: Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) State student achievement levels: Below Basic, Basic, Proficient, Advanced

St udent Achievement 2003-04
Pennsylvania System of School Assessment, used for NCLB accountability Reading Proficient level or above for: Grade 5 Grade 8 Grade 11
All students Economically disadvantaged students Migrant students Students with disabilities Students with limited English proficiency Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic students White, non-Hispanic 63% 42 29 23 25 35 35 71 69% 47 29 23 20 42 40 76 61% 34 22 15 14 28 29 67

NCLB Accountability Goals
2001-02 Annual measurable objective starting point
Grade 5 Grade 8 Grade 11 Reading Mathematics Reading Mathematics Reading Mathematics 45% 35 45 35 45 35

Target (2003-04)
45% 35 45 35 45 35

Student achievement trend: Reading percent proficient level or above
100% 75%

57 58

63

58

64 69

59 59 61

2004 2003 2002

50% 25% Grade 5 Grade 8 Mathematics Proficient level or above for: Grade 5
All students Economically disadvantaged students Migrant students Students with disabilities Students with limited English proficiency Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic students White, non-Hispanic 62% 42 36 27 34 30 38 70

2003-04 NCLB accountability results, applied to 2004-05 school year
AYP outcomes and consequences Title I schools All schools
2,604 (81%) 191 (6%) 62 (2%) 1 (*) 75 (2%) 19 (1%)

All districts
168 (57%) 208 (41%) 1 (*) 0 4 (1%) 0

0%

Grade 11

Made AYP 1,552 (88%) Identified for improvement: Year 1 42 (2%) Year 2 60 (3%) Corrective action 1 (*) Restructuring 75 (4%) Exited Improvement status (made AYP twice 19 (1%) after being identified for improvement)

Grade 8
58% 35 26 16 28 26 31 65

Grade 11
49% 24 25 9 28 17 19 55

Other indicator, 2003-04

State target

State outcome
Met Met Met 1% -

Elementary indicator: Attendance Middle school indicator: Attendance High school indicator: Graduation rate

Meet or progress toward 90% Meet or progress toward 90% Meet or progress toward 80% 1,126 -

Student achievement trend: Mathematics percent proficient level or above
100% 75% 50% 25% 0% Grade 5 Grade 8 Grade 11 53 56 62 58 2004 2003 2002

NCLB choice participation
Title I school choice: Supplemental educational services:

Number of Title I students Percent of eligible students

52 51

50 49 49

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