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Overview

Public Schools Overview North Dakota School Districts by City
Number Of Students 103,792
Number Of North Dakota Schools 532
Number Of North Dakota School Districts 226
Spending Per Student $14,562

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 77.1642913385827
4th Grade 75.1278553861289
5th Grade 69.9505684942267
6th Grade 70.726011685358
7th Grade 76.0059731991983
8th Grade 74.198455757552
10th Grade 67.6358775737783

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 86.0417846329283
4th Grade 79.0976192818495
5th Grade 80.6932831277983
6th Grade 78.2062730374088
7th Grade 67.6254715683578
8th Grade 65.5170268917951
10th Grade 59.3189145326377

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 81.4% 50.9%
Black 3.1% 15.6%
Hispanic 3.7% 24.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.4% 4.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 8.7% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 31.1% 50.9%
English Language Learners 2.8% 8.6%
Students With Disabilities 12.9% 13.0%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 11.79
AVG FOR NATION 16.11

North Dakota Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 756,927 321,418,820
Population Density (per sq. mile) 10 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 6.6% 6.4%
5-19 Years Old 19.0% 20.0%
20-44 Years Old 34.3% 33.6%
45-64 Years Old 25.7% 26.4%
65 Or Older 14.3% 13.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 299,519 115,879,889
Single Parent Households With Children 8.2% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 91.3% 86.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 27.3% 29.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 8.2% 10.2%
$100,000 - $149,000 13.5% 13.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.1% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.8% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.2% 18.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 14.7% 15.7%
$15,000 or less 11.5% 12.5%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,902 $716,424,000 47.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $483 $50,168,000 3.3%
Staff $407 $42,247,000 2.8%
General Administration $504 $52,323,000 3.5%
School Administration $574 $59,606,000 3.9%
Operation $1,047 $108,634,000 7.2%
Transportation $495 $51,396,000 3.4%
Other $331 $34,361,000 2.3%
Total Support $3,842 $398,735,000 26.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,818 $396,257,000 26.2%
Total Expenditures $14,562 $1,511,416,000 100.0%
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%