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List of school districts in New York

State profile
Number of students: 2,670,548
Number of schools: 7,675
Number of school districts: 697
Graduation rate: 74.0%
Per-pupil spending: $18,616
State school administration
Commissioner of Education: John B. King, Jr.
Board of Regents Chancellor: Merryl H. Tisch
State Board Members: 16
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New York is home to 697 school districts, 7,675 schools and 2,670,548 K-12 students.[1][2][3]

Quick facts

State school administrators

  • Commissioner of Education: Dr. John B. King, Jr.[4]
  • New York State Board of Regents:[5]
    • Merryl H. Tisch, Chancellor
    • Anthony S. Bottar, Vice Chancellor
    • Dr. James C. Dawson
    • Dr. Geraldine D. Chapey
    • Harry Phillips, III
    • James R. Tallon, Jr.
    • Roger Tilles
    • Charles R. Bendit
    • Dr. Betty A. Rosa
    • Dr. Lester W. Young, Jr.
    • Christine D. Cea
    • Wade S. Norwood
    • Dr. James O. Jackson
    • Dr. Kathleen M. Cashin
    • Dr. James E. Cottrell
    • T. Andrew Brown

Enrollment and spending

The following table displays the top ten New York school districts by total student enrollment and per-pupil spending.[6][7]

Student enrollment Per-pupil spending
1.) New York City Department of Education 1.) Kiryas Joel
2.) Buffalo 2.) Bridgehampton Union Free
3.) Rochester City 3.) Long Lake Central
4.) Yonkers 4.) Fishers Island Union Free
5.) Syracuse City 5.) Amagansett Union Free
6.) Brentwood Union Free 6.) Newcomb Central
7.) Sachem Central 7.) Pocantico Hills Central
8.) Wappingers Central 8.) Southampton Union Free
9.) Greece Central 9.) Minerva Central
10.) Newburgh Enlarged City 10.) Shelter Island Union Free

Demographics

The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in New York.[2]

Ethnicity Number of students Percentage
White 1,290,209 48%
Hispanic 620,624 23%
African American 496,118 18%
Asian/Pacific Islander 227,709 9%
Two or More Races 21,736 1%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 14,152 1%

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: List of school board elections in 2014

In 2013, 20 of the top enrollment school districts in New York held elections for a total of 55 school board seats across the state. In 2014, 18 of the top enrollment school districts in New York will hold elections for a total of 46 seats. Of these elections, 17 will be held in May, 2014 and Arlington Central School District's election will be held on November 4, 2014.

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