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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:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Overview

Public Schools Overview Oklahoma School Districts by City
Number Of Students 688,404
Number Of Oklahoma Schools 1,803
Number Of Oklahoma School Districts 554
Spending Per Student $8,760

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 70.9714589834776
4th Grade 67.2926866052559
5th Grade 71.6328670619627
6th Grade 61.8285698362063
7th Grade 69.1993365095517
8th Grade 73.1214176721424
9th Grade 73.5824131401172
10th Grade 79.6332836185556

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 65.7836850043496
4th Grade 68.6704139527333
5th Grade 69.104830597359
6th Grade 65.1161299268499
7th Grade 64.123043721288
8th Grade 53.1289317581497
9th Grade 66.2773871006437
10th Grade 69.8957563621072

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 55.3% 52.0%
Black 9.8% 16.2%
Hispanic 17.0% 25.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.1% 5.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 15.8% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 59.6% 50.9%
English Language Learners 7.1% 9.1%
Students With Disabilities 15.4% 13.0%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 16.37
AVG FOR NATION 16.15

Oklahoma Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 3,911,338 321,418,820
Population Density (per sq. mile) 56 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 6.9% 6.3%
5-19 Years Old 20.5% 19.8%
20-44 Years Old 33.3% 33.5%
45-64 Years Old 25.1% 26.3%
65 Or Older 14.2% 14.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 1,455,321 115,879,889
Single Parent Households With Children 11.8% 11.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 86.9% 86.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 24.1% 29.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 6.4% 10.5%
$100,000 - $149,000 10.7% 13.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.5% 12.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.8% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.7% 18.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.9% 15.5%
$15,000 or less 14.1% 12.4%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,119 $2,835,554,236 47.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $530 $364,958,648 6.1%
Staff $322 $221,371,742 3.7%
General Administration $245 $168,435,087 2.8%
School Administration $437 $300,890,589 5.0%
Operation $874 $601,609,374 10.0%
Transportation $269 $185,093,809 3.1%
Other $278 $191,353,489 3.2%
Total Support $2,954 $2,033,707,543 33.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,686 $1,160,953,076 19.3%
Total Expenditures $8,760 $6,030,226,604 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%