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==Quick facts==
The current [[Pennsylvania Secretary of Education|Secretary of Education]] is [[William E. Harner]]. The following lists current members of the Pennsylvania Board of Education:<ref>[http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/about_the_board/19678/state_board_of_education_members/529132 ''Pennsylvania Department of Education,'' "About the Board," accessed August 12, 2013]</ref>
===State school administrators===
*[[Pennsylvania Department of Education|State Board of Education]]<ref>[http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/about_the_board/19678/state_board_of_education_members/529132 ''Pennsylvania Department of Education,'' "About the Board," accessed June 13, 2014]</ref>
** Larry Wittig, ''Chair''
<u>'''Council for Basic Education'''</u>
<u>Council for Basic Education</u>
* Dr. James E. Barker, Chair
* Dr. James E. Barker, ''Council Chair''
* Emily Clark
** Carol Aichele
* Constance H. Davis
** Dr. Jay Badams
* [[Mike Folmer|Senator Mike Folmer]]
** [[Pennsylvania State Senate|State Senator]] [[Mike Folmer]]
* Kirk Hallett
** Kirk Hallett
* Maureen Lally-Green
** Maureen Lally-Green
* Mollie O'Connell Phillips
** Mollie O'Connell Phillips
* Justin Reynolds
** [[Pennsylvania House of Representatives|State Representative]] [[James Roebuck, Jr.]]
* [[James Roebuck, Jr.|Representative James Roebuck, Jr.]]
** Colleen Sheehan
* Colleen Sheehan
** Karen Farmer White
* Edward J. Sheehan, Jr.
* Karen Farmer White
<u>'''Council for Higher Education'''</u>
<u>Council for Higher Education</u>
* Dr. Francis J. Michelini, Chair
* James Grandon, ''Council Chair''
* James R. Agras
** James R. Agras
* Kevin Bates
** Wendy Beetlestone
* Wendy Beetlestone
** [[Pennsylvania House of Representatives|State Representative]] [[Paul Clymer]]
* [[Paul Clymer|Representative Paul Clymer]]
** [[Pennsylvania State Senate|State Senator]] [[Andrew Dinniman]]
* Sandra Dungee Glenn
** Sandra Dungee Glenn
* James Grandon
** Dr. Francis J. Michelini
* Bruce Grover
** Jonathan Peri
* Jonathan Peri
** Craig Snider
* Dr. A. Lee Williams
** Dr. A. Lee Williams

Revision as of 13:09, 13 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 EducationList of school districts in PennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaSchool boards portal
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Education policy project
Public education in the United States
Public education in Pennsylvania
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.

Pennsylvania is home to 784 school districts, 3,181 schools and 1,771,395 K-12 students.[4][5]

Quick facts

State school administrators

Council for Basic Education

Council for Higher Education


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.[7]

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.

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