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Overview

Public Schools Overview Florida School Districts by City
Number Of Students 2,720,744
Number Of Florida Schools 4,414
Number Of Florida School Districts 76
Spending Per Student $9,279

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 57.4803654788433
4th Grade 61.3641026338853
5th Grade 61.2774781238978
6th Grade 60.8332914684213
7th Grade 57.1016449095377
8th Grade 57.5252299842982
10th Grade 54.0333649473773

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 58.1005622157339
4th Grade 63.9163318393138
5th Grade 57.0202819868462
6th Grade 54.0000452361714
7th Grade 58.3112677516555
8th Grade 57.3932373973237
10th Grade 59.1624597931853

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 40.9% 50.9%
Black 22.9% 15.6%
Hispanic 30.0% 24.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.6% 4.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 58.4% 50.9%
English Language Learners 9.2% 8.6%
Students With Disabilities 13.1% 13.0%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 15.30
AVG FOR NATION 16.11

Florida Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 20,271,272 321,418,820
Population Density (per sq. mile) 372 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 5.6% 6.4%
5-19 Years Old 17.7% 20.0%
20-44 Years Old 31.6% 33.6%
45-64 Years Old 26.9% 26.4%
65 Or Older 18.2% 13.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 7,300,494 115,879,889
Single Parent Households With Children 10.8% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 86.9% 86.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 27.3% 29.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 7.6% 10.2%
$100,000 - $149,000 10.7% 13.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.1% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.1% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.9% 18.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 18.0% 15.7%
$15,000 or less 13.5% 12.5%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,084 $13,833,236,000 54.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $358 $973,184,000 3.9%
Staff $515 $1,400,647,000 5.5%
General Administration $74 $200,571,000 0.8%
School Administration $461 $1,253,557,000 5.0%
Operation $849 $2,308,827,000 9.1%
Transportation $338 $918,793,000 3.6%
Other $208 $566,642,000 2.2%
Total Support $2,802 $7,622,221,000 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,393 $3,789,943,000 15.0%
Total Expenditures $9,279 $25,245,400,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,701 $333,638,169,000 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $591 $29,412,404,174 4.6%
Staff $492 $24,492,916,000 3.8%
General Administration $209 $10,424,317,000 1.6%
School Administration $594 $29,556,027,000 4.6%
Operation $1,037 $51,633,785,000 8.1%
Transportation $496 $24,688,412,826 3.9%
Other $387 $19,255,863,000 3.0%
Total Support $3,805 $189,463,725,000 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,365 $117,743,383,000 18.4%
Total Expenditures $12,871 $640,845,277,000 100.0%