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The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Georgia.<ref>[http://nces.ed.gov/
The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Georgia .<ref>[http://nces.ed.gov//''National Center for Education Statistics''"State ," accessed , ]</ref>
==School board elections==
==School board elections==
Revision as of 08:33, 9 June 2014
|K-12 Education in Georgia|
|State Superintendent: John D. Barge|
|Number of students: 1,685,016|
|Number of teachers: 111,133|
|Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:15.2|
|Number of school districts: 216|
|Number of schools: 2,388|
|Graduation rate: 70%|
|Per-pupil spending: $9,253|
|Georgia Department of Education • List of school districts in Georgia • Georgia • School boards portal|
|Education policy project|
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Public education in Georgia
Glossary of education terms
|Note: The statistics on this page are mainly from government sources, including the U.S. Census Bureau and the National Center for Education Statistics. Figures given are the most recent as of June 2014, with school years noted in the text or footnotes.|
Georgia is home to 2,388 schools and 1,685,016 K-12 students.
State school administrators
- State Board of Education
- Linda M. Zechmann, First Congressional District
- Elizabeth J. Ragsdale, Second Congressional District
- Helen Odom Rice, Third Congressional District
- Daniel Israel, Fourth Congressional District
- Kenneth Mason, Fifth Congressional District
- Barbara Hampton, Sixth Congressional District
- Mike Royal, Seventh Congressional District
- Wanda Barrs, Eighth Congressional District
- Larry E. Winter, Ninth Congressional District
- Brian K. Burdette, Tenth Congressional District
- J. Grant Lewis, Eleventh Congressional District
- Allen C. Rice, Twelfth Congressional District
- Mary Sue Murray, Thirteenth Congressional District
The following table displays the top ten Georgia school districts by total student enrollment.
|1.) Gwinnett County Public Schools|
|2.) Cobb County School District|
|3.) DeKalb County School District|
|4.) Fulton County Schools|
|5.) Clayton County Public Schools|
|6.) Atlanta Public Schools|
|7.) Henry County Schools|
|8.) Cherokee County School District|
|9.) Forsyth County Schools|
|10.) Savannah-Chatham County Public School System|
The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Georgia as reported in the Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.
School board elections
- See also: Georgia school board elections, 2014
A total of 39 Georgia school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment held elections in 2014 for 128 seats. Twenty-one districts held their elections on May 20, 2014, while 18 districts held elections on November 4, 2014. If no candidate received a simple majority of the vote for a given seat in the election on May 20, 2014, a runoff election for that seat was held between the top two vote recipients on July 22, 2014.
Here are several quick facts about Georgia's school board elections in 2014:
- The largest school district by enrollment with an election in 2014 was Gwinnett County Public Schools with 160,744 K-12 students.
- The smallest school district by enrollment with an election in 2014 was Walker County Schools with 9,242 K-12 students.
- DeKalb County School District had the most seats on the ballot in 2014 with seven seats up for election.
- Twelve districts were tied for the fewest seats on the ballot in 2014 with two seats up for election in each district.
The districts listed below served 1,038,554 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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