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The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Florida.<ref>[http://nces.ed.gov/
The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Florida .<ref>[http://nces.ed.gov//''National Center for Education Statistics''"State ," accessed , ]</ref>
==School board elections==
==School board elections==
Revision as of 07:33, 9 June 2014
|K-12 Education in Florida|
|State Superintendent: Pam Stewart|
|Number of students: 2,668,156|
|Number of teachers: 175,006|
|Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:15.2|
|Number of school districts: 76|
|Number of schools: 4,212|
|Graduation rate: 75%|
|Per-pupil spending: $8,887|
|Florida Department of Education|
Florida school districts
List of school districts in Florida
School boards portal
|Education policy project|
|Public education in the United States |
Public education in Florida
Glossary of education terms
Florida is home to 4,212 schools and 2,668,156 K-12 students.
State school administrators
- State Board of Education
- Gary Chartrand, Chair
- John R. Padget, Vice Chair
- Ada G. Armas, Board Member
- Sally Bradshaw, Board Member
- John A. Colon, Board Member
- Barbara S. Feingold, Board Member
- Kathleen Shanahan, Board Member
- Pam Stewart, Commissioner
The following table displays the top ten Florida school districts by total student enrollment.
The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Florida as reported in the Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.
School board elections
- See also: Florida school board elections, 2014
A total of 38 Florida school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment held elections in 2014 for 124 seats. There was a general election on August 26, 2014, for districts with competitive seats. If no candidate received a majority of votes for a particular seat, a runoff election was held on November 4, 2014, to determine a winner.
Here are several quick facts about Florida's school board elections in 2014:
- The largest school district by enrollment with an election in 2014 was Miami-Dade County Public Schools with 346,842 K-12 students.
- The smallest school district by enrollment with an election in 2014 was Columbia County School District with 9,810 K-12 students.
- Broward County Public Schools had the most seats on the ballot in 2014 with six seats up for election.
- Charlotte County Public Schools had the fewest seats on the ballot in 2014 with two seats up for election.
The districts listed below served 2,517,857 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Click on the district names for more information on the district and its school board elections.
- National Center for Education Statistics, "Table 2. Number of operating public schools and districts, state enrollment, teacher and pupil/teacher ratio by state: School year 2011–12," accessed March 18, 2014
- ED Data Express, "State Tables Report," accessed March 17, 2014 The site includes this disclaimer: "States converted to an adjusted cohort graduation rate [starting in the 2010-2011 school year], which may or may not be the same as the calculation they used in prior years. Due to the potential differences, caution should be used when comparing graduation rates across states."
- United States Census Bureau, "Public Education Finances: 2011," accessed March 18, 2014
- National Center for Education Statistics, "State Education Data Profiles," accessed August 15, 2013
- United States Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, "Common Core of Data (CCD), State Nonfiscal Public Elementary/Secondary Education Survey, 2011-2012," accessed May 7, 2014
- National Center for Education Statistics, "Elementary/Secondary Information System," accessed March 21, 2014
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