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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 Oregon School Districts by City
Number Of Students 571,573
Number Of Oregon Schools 1,243
Number Of Oregon School Districts 200
Spending Per Student $10,807

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 47.3565561461042
4th Grade 50.0524589366237
5th Grade 56.4617297599226
6th Grade 52.7339831645545
7th Grade 55.9070380677295
8th Grade 57.0943253367745
11th Grade 67.8097587436169

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 47.506970281786
4th Grade 43.7295837516643
5th Grade 40.4730819942068
6th Grade 38.67723870874
7th Grade 43.611727186974
8th Grade 42.6469577921159
11th Grade 32.962843573681

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 67.6% 52.0%
Black 2.5% 16.2%
Hispanic 24.0% 25.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.2% 5.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.6% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 50.1% 50.9%
English Language Learners 8.7% 9.1%
Students With Disabilities 14.5% 13.0%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 20.79
AVG FOR NATION 16.15

Oregon Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 4,028,977 321,418,820
Population Density (per sq. mile) 41 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 5.9% 6.3%
5-19 Years Old 18.5% 19.8%
20-44 Years Old 33.4% 33.5%
45-64 Years Old 26.8% 26.3%
65 Or Older 15.4% 14.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 1,533,430 115,879,889
Single Parent Households With Children 9.7% 11.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.8% 86.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 30.8% 29.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 7.8% 10.5%
$100,000 - $149,000 12.3% 13.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.5% 12.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.6% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.6% 18.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.5% 15.5%
$15,000 or less 12.7% 12.4%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,496 $3,141,207,463 50.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $600 $343,103,213 5.6%
Staff $330 $188,574,825 3.1%
General Administration $122 $69,564,009 1.1%
School Administration $636 $363,312,113 5.9%
Operation $810 $462,812,885 7.5%
Transportation $471 $269,309,617 4.4%
Other $544 $310,702,001 5.0%
Total Support $3,512 $2,007,340,543 32.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,800 $1,028,549,444 16.7%
Total Expenditures $10,807 $6,177,131,373 100.0%
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%