Table 2.Number of operating public schools and districts, state enrollment, teacher and pupil/teacher ratio by state: School year 2012–13
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Table 2. Number of operating public schools and districts, state enrollment, teacher and pupil/teacher ratio by state: School year 2012–13


State or jurisdiction Number of operational
schools1
Number of operational
districts
Membership2 Teachers2 Pupil/teacher ratio
United States3 98,454 18,093 49,771,118 3,109,101 16.0
           
Alabama 1,637 173 744,637 51,877 14.4
Alaska 509 54 131,489 7,682 17.1
Arizona 2,267 666 1,089,384 48,866 22.3
Arkansas 1,102 288 486,157 34,131 14.2
California 10,315 1,181 6,299,451 266,255 23.7
 
Colorado 1,825 259 863,561 48,922 17.7
Connecticut 1,148 200 550,954 43,931 12.5
Delaware 224 44 129,026 9,257 13.9
District of Columbia 230 60 76,140 5,925 12.9
Florida 4,269 76 2,692,162 176,537 15.2
 
Georgia 2,387 218 1,703,332 109,365 15.6
Hawaii 286 1 184,760 11,608 15.9
Idaho 719 149 284,834 14,563 19.6
Illinois 4,266 1,070 2,072,880 135,701 15.3
Indiana 1,925 407 1,041,369 59,863 17.4
 
Iowa 1,390 357 499,825 35,080 14.2
Kansas 1,351 321 489,043 41,243 11.9
Kentucky 1,568 194 685,167 42,769 16.0
Louisiana 1,407 131 710,903 46,493 15.3
Maine 617 255 185,739 15,222 12.2
 
Maryland 1,449 25 859,638 57,718 14.9
Massachusetts 1,854 404 954,773 70,636 13.5
Michigan 3,550 891 1,555,370 86,154 18.1
Minnesota 2,403 553 845,404 53,585 15.8
Mississippi 1,063 162 493,650 32,613 15.1
 
Missouri 2,406 567 917,900 66,248 13.9
Montana 824 496 142,908 10,200 14.0
Nebraska 1,090 286 303,505 22,103 13.7
Nevada 664 18 445,707 20,695 21.5
New Hampshire 481 288 188,974 14,925 12.7
 
New Jersey 2,598 691 1,372,203 110,929 12.4
New Mexico 877 146 338,220 22,201 15.2
New York 4,822 950 2,710,703 207,060 13.1
North Carolina 2,557 244 1,518,465 98,590 15.4
North Dakota 517 227 101,111 8,677 11.7
 
Ohio 3,685 1,093 1,729,916 106,000 16.3
Oklahoma 1,784 584 673,483 41,775 16.1
Oregon 1,251 220 587,564 26,410 22.2
Pennsylvania 3,127 799 1,763,677 123,147 14.3
Rhode Island 304 54 142,481 9,871 14.4
 
South Carolina 1,239 103 735,998 48,072 15.3
South Dakota 697 170 130,471 9,334 14.0
Tennessee 1,817 141 993,496 66,406 15.0
Texas 8,731 1,254 5,077,659 327,357 15.5
Utah 995 132 613,279 26,610 23.0
 
Vermont 318 361 89,624 8,403 10.7
Virginia 2,182 227 1,265,419 89,389 14.2
Washington 2,370 322 1,051,694 53,699 19.6
West Virginia 755 57 283,044 20,101 14.1
Wisconsin 2,238 464 872,436 57,551 15.2
Wyoming 364 60 91,533 7,350 12.5
           
Department of Defense dependents schools, Bureau of Indian Education, and other jurisdictions          
           
Department of Defense (DoDEA) 191 16
Bureau of Indian Education 174 196 5308
American Samoa 28 1
Guam 39 1 31,186 2,291 13.6
Commonwealth of the
   Northern Mariana Islands
29 1 10,646 409 26.0
Puerto Rico 1,457 1 434,609 30,986 14.0
U.S. Virgin Islands 31 2 15,192 1,129 13.5
— Not available.
1 Total number of operating schools excludes schools also reported by the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE). The number of operating schools shared with the BIE include two in Arizona, one in Michigan, and eight in North Dakota.
2 The membership and staff counts are from the State Nonfiscal Survey described in the source notes.
3 U.S. totals include the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
NOTE: Data for teachers are expressed in full-time equivalents (FTE). Counts of public school teachers and enrollment include prekindergarten through grade 12.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Public Elementary/ Secondary School Universe Survey," SY 2012–13, Provisional Version 1a, "Local Education Agency Universe Survey," SY 2012–13, Provisional Version 1a, "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education," SY 2012–13, Provisional Version 1a.


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