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Pennsylvania school districts

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K-12 Education in Pennsylvania
State Superintendent: Carolyn Dumaresq
Number of students: 1,771,395[1]
Number of teachers: 124,646
Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:14.2
Number of school districts: 784
Number of schools: 3,181
Graduation rate: 84%[2]
Per-pupil spending: $13,467[3]
See also
Public education in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Department of Education
Pennsylvania school districts
List of school districts in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is home to 784 school districts, 3,181 schools and 1,771,395 K-12 students.[4][5]

Quick facts

The current Secretary of Education is William E. Harner. The following lists current members of the Pennsylvania Board of Education:[6]

Council for Basic Education

Council for Higher Education

  • Dr. Francis J. Michelini, Chair
  • James R. Agras
  • Kevin Bates
  • Wendy Beetlestone
  • Representative Paul Clymer
  • Sandra Dungee Glenn
  • James Grandon
  • Bruce Grover
  • Jonathan Peri
  • Dr. A. Lee Williams

Demographics

The following list details the racial demographics of Pennsylvania schools according to the U.S. Department of Education:[4]

Racial demographics
Race  % of Pennsylvania students
Asian 3
African American 16
Hispanic/Latino 8
White 71
Two or more 2

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: Pennsylvania school board elections, 2014

No top enrollment districts in Pennsylvania are scheduled to hold elections in 2014.

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