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Overview

Public Schools Overview New York School Districts by City
Number Of Students 2,726,043
Number Of New York Schools 4,870
Number Of New York School Districts 975
Spending Per Student $31,386

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 31.7582561446914
4th Grade 33.877954696781
5th Grade 30.5837178020005
6th Grade 31.4983289232514
7th Grade 30.4425765459101
8th Grade 35.8964158923584
10th Grade 53.7158274708192

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 43.0621490123607
4th Grade 44.5046810269069
5th Grade 44.0125290769803
6th Grade 39.8431178977218
7th Grade 36.0451947255681
8th Grade 20.9323028654262
10th Grade 22.7334784625456

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 46.5% 50.9%
Black 18.1% 15.6%
Hispanic 24.5% 24.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 8.8% 4.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.6% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 47.3% 50.9%
English Language Learners 2.5% 8.6%
Students With Disabilities 16.6% 13.0%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 13.22
AVG FOR NATION 16.11

New York Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 19,795,791 321,418,820
Population Density (per sq. mile) 418 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 6.0% 6.4%
5-19 Years Old 18.7% 20.0%
20-44 Years Old 34.4% 33.6%
45-64 Years Old 26.9% 26.4%
65 Or Older 14.1% 13.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 7,262,279 115,879,889
Single Parent Households With Children 11.4% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 85.6% 86.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 34.2% 29.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 13.6% 10.2%
$100,000 - $149,000 14.3% 13.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.0% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.4% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 16.2% 18.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 14.4% 15.7%
$15,000 or less 13.0% 12.5%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $18,892 $51,499,971,000 60.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $645 $1,757,700,000 2.1%
Staff $498 $1,356,791,000 1.6%
General Administration $356 $969,227,000 1.1%
School Administration $896 $2,442,907,000 2.9%
Operation $2,354 $6,416,834,000 7.5%
Transportation $1,536 $4,187,830,000 4.9%
Other $780 $2,125,195,000 2.5%
Total Support $7,064 $19,256,484,000 22.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $5,430 $14,802,400,000 17.3%
Total Expenditures $31,386 $85,558,855,000 100.0%
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%