Statistics

The following statistics are for the 2019-20 school year.

Schools and Students

  • 38 Elementary Schools*: 28,982 students
  • 11 Middle Schools: 13,521 students
  • 9 High and Technical Schools: 13,502 students
  • 3 Special Schools: 399 students
  • 61 Total Schools: 56,404 students
    * 3 elementary schools operate on year-round Calendars

Enrollment History

1905: 3,000
1960: 12,000
1970: 24,000
1980: 49,000
1990: 64,000

2000: 71,651
2008: 81,095
2009: 48,621
2010: 50,072
2014: 51,865

2015: 52,324
2016: 52,509
2017: 53,600
2018: 54,865
2019: 56,504


Employees

  • Licensed Personnel: 3,048
    • Contracted: 2,990
    • Hourly: 53
  • Support Staff: 3,025
    • Full-time: 943
    • Hourly: 2,180
  • Total Employees: 6,249
  • Teacher Training
    • Bachelor’s Degree: 100%
    • Master’s Degree: 46%
    • Doctorate Degree: 1.8%

Teacher/Pupil Ratios

  • Grade 1 – 3: 1 to 22.0
  • Grades 4 – 8: 1 to 26.0
  • Grades 9 – 12: 1 to 27.0

Teacher/pupil ratios used for hiring staff. Actual class sizes vary widely depending on move-in patterns of students, etc.


Breakfast and Lunch Prices

  • Elementary Breakfast: $.80
  • Secondary Breakfast: $1.00
  • Elementary Lunch: $1.75
  • Secondary Lunch: $2.00
  • Adult Breakfast: $2.00
  • Adult Lunch: $3.30

Financial

  • Assessed Valuation: $23.5 billion (projected)
  • Local Tax Rate: 0.006676 (proposed)
  • Revenue: $619.8 million
  • Projected Expenditures
  • General Fund: $471.1 million
  • Capital Projects: $90.7 million
  • Debt Service: $20.2 million
  • Nutrition Services: $23.7 million
  • Self Insurance: $40.9 million
  • Student Activities: $16.5 million
  • Total Cost Per Student: $6,940