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The following table details the top 10 school districts in Pennsylvania by student enrollment and per-pupil spending.
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Student enrollment, 2011-2012<ref>[http://asumag.com/top-10s/largest-school-districts-pennsylvania-2011-12 ''American School & University'', "Largest school districts in Pennsylvania, 2011-12," accessed July 10, 2014]</ref>
 
! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Student enrollment, 2011-2012<ref>[http://asumag.com/top-10s/largest-school-districts-pennsylvania-2011-12 ''American School & University'', "Largest school districts in Pennsylvania, 2011-12," accessed July 10, 2014]</ref>
 
! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Per-pupil spending, 2012-2013<ref>[http://www.openpagov.org/education_revenue_and_expenses.asp ''OpenPAgov.org'', "Spending per Student - Adjusted for Inflation, 2012-2013," accessed July 10, 2014]</ref>
 
! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Per-pupil spending, 2012-2013<ref>[http://www.openpagov.org/education_revenue_and_expenses.asp ''OpenPAgov.org'', "Spending per Student - Adjusted for Inflation, 2012-2013," accessed July 10, 2014]</ref>
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| 1.) [[School District of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|Philadelphia School District]] || 1.) Mastery Charter High School
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| 1.) [[School District of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|Philadelphia School District]] || 1.) Mastery Charter High School || 1.) [[Unionville-Chadds Ford School District, Pennsylvania|Unionville-Chadds Ford School District]]
 
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| 2.) [[Pittsburgh School District, Pennsylvania|Pittsburgh School District]] || 2.) [[Duquesne City School District, Pennsylvania|Duquesne City School District]]
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| 2.) [[Pittsburgh School District, Pennsylvania|Pittsburgh School District]] || 2.) [[Duquesne City School District, Pennsylvania|Duquesne City School District]] || 2.) [[Mt Lebanon School District, Pennsylvania|Mount Lebanon School District]]
 
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| 3.) [[Central Bucks School District, Pennsylvania|Central Bucks School District]] || 3.) Spectrum CS
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| 3.) [[Central Bucks School District, Pennsylvania|Central Bucks School District]] || 3.) Spectrum CS || 3.) [[Radnor Township School District, Pennsylvania|Radnor Township School District]]
 
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| 4.) [[Reading School District, Pennsylvania|Reading School District]] || 4.) [[Chester-Upland School District, Pennsylvania|Chester-Upland School District]]
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| 4.) [[Reading School District, Pennsylvania|Reading School District]] || 4.) [[Chester-Upland School District, Pennsylvania|Chester-Upland School District]] || 4.) [[Upper Saint Clair School District, Pennsylvania|Upper Saint Clair School District]]
 
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| 5.) [[Allentown City School District, Pennsylvania|Allentown City School District]] || 5.) [[Newport School District, Pennsylvania|Newport School District]]
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| 5.) [[Allentown City School District, Pennsylvania|Allentown City School District]] || 5.) [[Newport School District, Pennsylvania|Newport School District]] || 5.) [[Tredyffrin-Easttown School District, Pennsylvania|Tredyffrin-Easttown School District]]
 
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| 6.) [[Bethlehem Area School District, Pennsylvania|Bethlehem Area School District]] || 6.) Green Woods CS
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| 6.) [[Bethlehem Area School District, Pennsylvania|Bethlehem Area School District]] || 6.) Green Woods CS || 6.) [[Hampton Township School District, Pennsylvania|Hampton Township School District]]
 
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| 7.) [[North Penn School District, Pennsylvania|North Penn School District]] || 7.) [[Galeton Area School District, Pennsylvania|Galeton Area School District]]
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| 7.) [[North Penn School District, Pennsylvania|North Penn School District]] || 7.) [[Galeton Area School District, Pennsylvania|Galeton Area School District]] || 7.) [[South Fayette Township School District, Pennsylvania|South Fayette Township School District]]
 
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| 8.) [[Erie City School District, Pennsylvania|Erie City School District]] || 8.) [[Hanover Public School District, Pennsylvania|Hanover Public School District]]
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| 8.) [[Erie City School District, Pennsylvania|Erie City School District]] || 8.) [[Hanover Public School District, Pennsylvania|Hanover Public School District]] || 8.) [[North Allegheny School District, Pennsylvania|North Allegheny School District]]
 
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| 9.) [[Upper Darby School District, Pennsylvania|Upper Darby School District]] || 9.) [[Greenwood School District, Pennsylvania|Greenwood School District]]
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| 9.) [[Upper Darby School District, Pennsylvania|Upper Darby School District]] || 9.) [[Greenwood School District, Pennsylvania|Greenwood School District]] || 9.) [[Lower Merion School District, Pennsylvania|Lower Merion School District]]
 
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| 10.) [[West Chester Area School District, Pennsylvania|West Chester Area School District]] || 10.) [[Lower Merion School District, Pennsylvania|Lower Merion School District]]
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| 10.) [[West Chester Area School District, Pennsylvania|West Chester Area School District]] || 10.) [[Lower Merion School District, Pennsylvania|Lower Merion School District]] || 10.) [[Wallingford-Swarthmore School District, Pennsylvania|Wallingford-Swarthmore School District]]
 
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Revision as of 16:30, 10 July 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
Policypedia
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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

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Council for Higher Education

Statistics

The following table details the top 10 school districts in Pennsylvania by student enrollment, per-pupil spending and Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) scores.

Student enrollment, 2011-2012[7] Per-pupil spending, 2012-2013[8] PSSA scores, 2013-2014
1.) Philadelphia School District 1.) Mastery Charter High School 1.) Unionville-Chadds Ford School District
2.) Pittsburgh School District 2.) Duquesne City School District 2.) Mount Lebanon School District
3.) Central Bucks School District 3.) Spectrum CS 3.) Radnor Township School District
4.) Reading School District 4.) Chester-Upland School District 4.) Upper Saint Clair School District
5.) Allentown City School District 5.) Newport School District 5.) Tredyffrin-Easttown School District
6.) Bethlehem Area School District 6.) Green Woods CS 6.) Hampton Township School District
7.) North Penn School District 7.) Galeton Area School District 7.) South Fayette Township School District
8.) Erie City School District 8.) Hanover Public School District 8.) North Allegheny School District
9.) Upper Darby School District 9.) Greenwood School District 9.) Lower Merion School District
10.) West Chester Area School District 10.) Lower Merion School District 10.) Wallingford-Swarthmore School District

Demographics

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.[9]

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

External links

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