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* [http://www.dos.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/department_of_state/12405 Pennsylvania Department of State]
 
* [http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt?open=512&objID=7237&mode=2 Pennsylvania Department of Education]
 
* [http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt?open=512&objID=7237&mode=2 Pennsylvania Department of Education]
 
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Revision as of 16:55, 9 June 2014

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
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Public education in the United States
Public education in Pennsylvania
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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 table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Pennsylvania as reported in the Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.[7]

See also: Demographic information for all students in all 50 states

The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Pennsylvania as reported in the National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.[8]

Demographic information for Pennsylvania's K-12 public school system
Ethnicity Students State Percentage United States Percentage**
American Indian 2,832 0.16% 1.10%
Asian 57,681 3.26% 4.68%
African American 271,598 15.33% 15.68%
Hawaiian Nat./Pacific Isl. students 997 0.06% 0.42%
Hispanic 153,519 8.67% 24.37%
White 1,251,083 70.63% 51.21%
Two or more 33,685 1.90% 2.54%
**Note: This is the percentage of all students in the United States that are reported to be of this ethnicity.

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

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