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Florida Public Schools

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

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Overview

Public Schools Overview Florida School Districts by City
Number Of Students 2,777,514
Number Of Florida Schools 4,269
Number Of Florida School Districts 75
Spending Per Student $11,183

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

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Math Test

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Math Proficiency

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 38.3% 48.6%
Black 22.4% 15.9%
Hispanic 35.9% 28.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.0% 5.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 1.4%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 54.5% 49.0%
English Language Learners 10.1% 10.0%
Students With Disabilities 15.1% 14.9%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

20 17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
17.2
16.0
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION

Florida Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 21,538,187 331,449,281
Population Density (per sq. mile) 396 92
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 5.3% 6.0%
5-19 Years Old 16.8% 19.1%
20-44 Years Old 31.1% 33.3%
45-64 Years Old 26.3% 25.6%
65 Or Older 20.5% 16.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 7,931,313 118,787,642
Single Parent Households With Children 10.0% 10.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 88.5% 88.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 30.5% 32.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 12.0% 15.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.7% 15.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.5% 12.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.3% 17.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.8% 16.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 14.2% 12.6%
$15,000 or less 10.4% 9.9%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,005 $16,679,928,493 53.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $453 $1,257,007,048 4.0%
Staff $622 $1,727,404,040 5.6%
General Administration $88 $243,699,372 0.8%
School Administration $530 $1,472,075,836 4.7%
Operation $979 $2,718,120,843 8.8%
Transportation $376 $1,043,921,210 3.4%
Other $258 $717,493,116 2.3%
Total Support $3,305 $9,179,773,322 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,872 $5,200,190,918 16.7%
Total Expenditures $11,183 $31,059,861,783 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%