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Revision as of 16:49, 11 April 2014
|K-12 Education in Indiana|
|State Superintendent: Glenda Ritz|
|Number of students: 1,040,765|
|Number of teachers: 62,339|
|Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:16.7|
|Number of school districts: 394|
|Number of schools: 1,933|
|Graduation rate: 86%|
|Per-pupil spending: $9,370|
|Indiana Department of Education • List of school districts in Indiana • Indiana • School boards portal|
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Public education in Indiana
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.|
Indiana is home to 1,933 schools and 1,040,765 K-12 students.
State school administrators
- State Board of Education
- Glenda Ritz, Chair/Superintendent
- Tony Walker, First Congressional District
- David Freitas, Second Congressional District
- Cari Whicker, Third Congressional District
- Sarah O’Brien, Fourth Congressional District
- Andrea Neal, Fifth Congressional District
- Brad Oliver, Sixth Congressional District
- Daniel Elsener, Seventh Congressional District
- B.J. Watts, Eighth Congressional District
- Troy Albert, Ninth Congressional District
- David Shane, At-Large Member
The following table displays the top ten Indiana school districts by total student enrollment.
The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Indiana.
|Two or More||4.4%|
School board elections
- See also: Indiana school board elections, 2014
A total of 26 Indiana school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment held elections in 2014 for 83 seats. All 26 districts held elections on November 4, 2014.
Here are several quick facts about Indiana's school board elections in 2014:
- The largest school district by enrollment with an election in 2014 was Indianapolis Public Schools with 32,442 K-12 students.
- The smallest school district by enrollment with an election in 2014 was Noblesville Schools with 9,181 K-12 students.
- Nine districts were tied for the most seats on the ballot in 2014 with four seats up for election in each district.
- Four 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 379,812 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
- State Education Data Profiles Accessed August 15, 2013
- State Profiles Accessed August 15, 2013
- National Center for Education Statistics, "Elementary/Secondary Information System," accessed March 21, 2014
State of Indiana
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