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Public school districts in the United States

Roger E. Levine

Public school districts in the United States

a statistical profile, 1987-88 to 1993-94

by Roger E. Levine

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, National Center for Education Statistics, For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs. in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • School districts -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Teachers -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Public schools -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Wage surveys -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRoger Levine, Bruce Christenson
    SeriesStatistical analysis report, Statistical analysis report (National Center for Education Statistics)
    ContributionsChristenson, Bruce, National Center for Education Statistics
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13623727M
    OCLC/WorldCa40113388

      School Districts in the United States. In the US, a public school district refers to a geographical unit for the local administration of elementary and secondary schools. They are government entity with a special purpose that could be administered independently or dependently on the local government like a county or a city. There are school districts in Alabama, which serve , the top 1, largest school districts by enrollment, Alabama has 18 school districts. The average number of top enrollment districts in a state is There are , students in the state's top enrollment districts, which represents percent of all students attending top enrollment districts in the United States.

    Among all high schoolers in the United States, 33 percent use school-issued mobile devices. A similar percentage of middle school and elementary students also use school-issued devices — 31 percent. Among high schoolers in Title I schools, 32 percent use school-issued mobile devices. Sex Education programming varies widely across the United States. Currently, 24 states and the District of Columbia mandate sex education and 34 states mandate HIV education. Although almost every state has some guidance on how and when sex education should be taught, decisions are often left up to individual school districts.

    This is different from most National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports, which include only the 50 states and the District of Columbia in the totals. Almost one in four public school students in the United States and jurisdictions is served by one of the largest school districts. District boards select textbooks used in Alaska’s public schools and statewide correspondence study programs. Correspondence study students, or the parents or guardians of correspondence students, may privately obtain or use textbooks or curriculum material not provided by the school district (ALASKA STAT. § ).File Size: 1MB.


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50 rows  Excluded Districts. Total Schools. Nebraska. 1,0. 1, Oklahoma. Overview of the Largest School Districts. In the –09 school year, there w operational public school districts,operational public schools, and million students in public schools in the United States and jurisdictions ().Additionally, there were million full-time equivalent (FTE) 2 teaching positions in the –09 school year and million high school.

rows  Rounding out the top ten are three Massachusetts public school districts: Winchester, MA. 42 rows  Description of Database: Our public school database contains a great deal of information.

According to data, the majority of public school students attend suburban schools, but enrollment in urban schools is not far behind. Suburban: % of public school students City: % Author: Maya Riser-Kositsky.

largest school districts, by enrollment size, from the United States Department of Education ( school year) List of largest school districts from A list of the largest school districts in – from the National Center for Education Statistics (Department of Education).

SASS is a nationally representative sample survey of public, 1 private, and Bureau of Indian Education-funded (BIE) K–12 schools, principals, and teachers in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. School districts associated with public schools and library media centers in public and BIE schools are also part of SASS.

Directory Information for the largest public school districts in the United States, by student enrollment: School year –09 Download Excel ( KB) Table D Alphabetic list and rank (by size) of the largest public school districts in the United States and jurisdictions: School year –09 Download Excel (66 KB) Table D Public Schools In the United States, the standard school system developed from an uncoordinated conglomeration of dame schools, reading and writing schools, private academies, Latin grammar schools, and colleges into a well-organized system in which a child may progress from kindergarten to college in a continuous and efficient free public.

Resources & Facilities Grade: A+. The Rye City School District has 3, students (K), and 72% of these students are proficient in reading and/or math. On the SATs, students in this district Author: Caroline Nolan. Ballotpedia's school board elections project maintains overview pages for all 50 states.

These pages contain information regarding state education officials, statewide statistics, and student enrollment in America's largest school districts. School district lists by state. The School District of Palm Beach County is committed to providing a world-class education with excellence and equity to empower each student to reach his or her highest potential with the most effective staff to foster the knowledge, skills, and ethics required for responsible citizenship and productive careers.

The GRC score indicates the level of math or reading achievement by the average student in a public school district when compared to all students in the United States. The score represents the percentage of U.S. students who would have a lower level of achievement. In the U.S, public schools belong to school districts, which are governed by school boards.

Each district is an independent special-purpose government, or dependent school systems, under the guidelines of each U.S. state government and local school boards. A school district is a legally separate body corporate and districts are local governments with powers similar to.

School Districts Data. The U.S. Census Bureau develops demographic, economic, geographic, and fiscal data for school districts, and many of these data collection activities are conducted in cooperation with the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), part of the U.S.

Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences. The Best School Districts in Every State. Which school district is the absolute best in your state. School District Newton Public Schools. Niche Overall Grade A+. National Rank State Ranking Best School Districts in Massachusetts.

State Michigan. School District Bloomfield Hills Schools. Total expenditures for public elementary and secondary schools in the United States in –17 amounted to $ billion, or $14, per public school student enrolled in the fall (in constant –19 dollars).

1 Total expenditures included $12, per pupil in current expenditures, which include salaries, employee benefits, purchased. In fallthe percentage of public school students who were ELLs was percent or more in 10 states, most of which were located in the West, and the District of Columbia.

3 The states were Alaska, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, and Washington. California reported the highest percentage of ELLs among its public school students, at percent.

New England. The first American schools in the thirteen original colonies opened in the 17th century. Boston Latin School was founded in and is both the first public school and oldest existing school in the United States.

The first free taxpayer-supported public school in North America, the Mather School, was opened in Dorchester, Massachusetts, in age 16 in most states; the remaining states require students to attend school until they are 17 or All children in the United States have access to free public schools.

Private schools (religious and non-sectarian) are available, but students must pay tuition to attend Size: KB. Find out what school district you are in and what school you are zoned for by exploring our school boundary maps.

About This List The Best Public Elementary Schools ranking is based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education.

About 1 out of every 10 public school students in the United States right now is learning to speak English. They're called ELLs, for "English Language Learners.".To give you another example, consider the Phi Delta Kappan Poll of the Public’s Attitudes Toward the Public Schools issued to the parents of public-school students each year.

Each year, the PDK poll surveys over 1, Americans, asking questions about public school issues such as teacher pay, spending for schools, college tuition, and.