Statistics

Schools and Students
The following statistics are for the 2021-22 school year.

  • 41 elementary schools: 28,955 students
  • 13 middle schools: 14,077 students
  • 10 high and technical: 14,429 students
  • 3 special schools: 405 students
  • 67 total schools: 57,866

Enrollment History
The following statistics are for the 2021-22 school year.

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
2015: 52,324

2017: 53,600
2018: 54,865
2019: 56,504
2020: 56,102
2021: 57,866


Employees
The following statistics are for the 2020-21 school year.

  • Licensed Personnel: 3,364
    • Contracted: 3,311
    • Hourly: 53
  • Support Staff: 3,092
    • Full-time: 1,135
    • Hourly: 2,029
  • Total Employees: 6,456
  • Teacher Training
    • Bachelor’s Degree: 100%
    • Master’s Degree: 39.9%
    • Doctorate Degree: 1.2%

Teacher/Pupil Ratios
The following statistics are for the 2021-22 school year.

  • 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
The following statistics are for the 2021-22 school year.

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

Financial
The following statistics are for the 2021-22 school year.

  • Assessed Valuation: $29.5 billion (projected)
  • Local Tax Rate: 0.006168 (proposed)
  • Revenue: $634.8 million

Projected Expenditures

  • General Fund: $503.0 million
  • Capital Projects: $48.7 million
  • Debt Service: $22.6 million
  • Nutrition Services: $23.2 million
  • Self Insurance: $44.4 million
  • Student Activities: $17.4 million
  • Total Cost Per Student: $8,728