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Overview

Public Schools Overview Texas School Districts by City
Number Of Students 5,149,971
Number Of Texas Schools 9,301
Number Of Texas School Districts 1,248
Spending Per Student $10,098

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 39.7577483836434
4th Grade 42.1480018942601
5th Grade 41.6555596246424
6th Grade 39.2908874393536
7th Grade 37.1460501298313
8th Grade 41.9395150285967
11th Grade 45.7031548632533

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 41.1900493299019
4th Grade 33.679299718334
5th Grade 41.5574802061253
6th Grade 37.0032176463923
7th Grade 32.3025364912573
8th Grade 34.7203568353036
11th Grade 42.7789326026797

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 29.4% 50.9%
Black 12.7% 15.6%
Hispanic 51.8% 24.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.7% 4.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 59.9% 50.9%
English Language Learners 15.5% 8.6%
Students With Disabilities 8.6% 13.0%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 15.41
AVG FOR NATION 16.11

Texas Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 27,469,114 321,418,820
Population Density (per sq. mile) 103 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 7.4% 6.4%
5-19 Years Old 22.2% 20.0%
20-44 Years Old 35.4% 33.6%
45-64 Years Old 24.0% 26.4%
65 Or Older 10.9% 13.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 9,184,831 115,879,889
Single Parent Households With Children 13.0% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 81.6% 86.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 27.1% 29.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 10.0% 10.2%
$100,000 - $149,000 12.9% 13.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.8% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.8% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.0% 18.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.1% 15.7%
$15,000 or less 12.6% 12.5%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,843 $24,943,374,000 48.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $402 $2,070,638,000 4.0%
Staff $412 $2,119,397,000 4.1%
General Administration $124 $639,898,000 1.2%
School Administration $471 $2,426,714,000 4.7%
Operation $890 $4,582,396,000 8.8%
Transportation $238 $1,223,293,000 2.4%
Other $319 $1,644,224,000 3.2%
Total Support $2,856 $14,706,560,000 28.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,399 $12,355,952,000 23.8%
Total Expenditures $10,098 $52,005,886,000 100.0%
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%