Statistics

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

Schools and Students

  • 39 elementary schools: 27,904 students*
  • 12 middle schools: 13,959 students
  • 9 high and technical: 13,853 students
  • 3 special schools: 386 students
  • 63 total schools: 56,102
    * 1 elementary school operates on year-round calendar.

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
2015: 52,324

2016: 52,509
2017: 53,600
2018: 54,865
2019: 56,504
2020: 56,102


Employees

  • 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

  • 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: $26.8 billion (projected)
  • Local Tax Rate: 0.006567 (proposed)
  • Revenue: $606.5 million
  • Projected Expenditures
  • General Fund: $482.2 million
  • Capital Projects: $47.4 million
  • Debt Service: $21.8 million
  • Nutrition Services: $24.3 million
  • Self Insurance: $44.1 million
  • Student Activities: $16.7 million
  • Total Cost Per Student: $8,264