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|<center>'''Number of students:''' 1,793,284 <br> '''Number of schools:''' 3,150 <br> '''Number of school districts:''' 500 <br> '''Graduation rate:''' 91% <br> '''Per-pupil spending:''' $12,729 </center>
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|<center>[[Pennsylvania school districts#Quick facts|Quick facts]] <br> [[Pennsylvania school districts#School board elections|School board elections]] <br> [[Pennsylvania school districts#External links|External links]] <br> [[Pennsylvania school districts#References|References]]</center>
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'''Pennsylvania''' is home to 500 school districts, 3,150 schools and 1,793,284 K-12 students.<ref name=PA>[http://www2.ed.gov/about/inits/ed/edfacts/state-profiles/pennsylvania.pdf ''U.S. Department of Education,'' "2012 EDFacts State Profile," accessed August 12, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://www.edna.ed.state.pa.us/Screens/wfHome.aspx ''Pennsylvania Department of Education,'' "Edna Home," accessed September 9, 2013]</ref>
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'''Pennsylvania''' is home to 784 school districts, 3,181 schools and 1,771,395 K-12 students.<ref name=PA>[http://www2.ed.gov/about/inits/ed/edfacts/state-profiles/pennsylvania.pdf ''U.S. Department of Education,'' "2012 EDFacts State Profile," accessed August 12, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://www.edna.ed.state.pa.us/Screens/wfHome.aspx ''Pennsylvania Department of Education,'' "Edna Home," accessed September 9, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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K-12 Education in Pennsylvania
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Education facts
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
Pennsylvania Department of Education
Pennsylvania school districts
List of school districts in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
School boards portal
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Education policy project
Public education in the United States
Public education in Pennsylvania
Glossary of education terms

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

Demographics

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.

See also

External links

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