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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 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


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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