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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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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | PSSA scores, 2013-2014<ref>[http://pattyebenson.org/2014/04/13/2014-pennsylvania-school-district-rankings-based-on-pssa-scores-are-in-unionville-chadds-ford-tops-the-list-radnor-moves-up-to-third-and-te-places-fifth/ ''Community Matters'', "2014 Pennsylvania School District Rankings based on PSSA scores are in," April 13, 2014]</ref>
 
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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]]
 
| 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]]

Revision as of 15:31, 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
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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

State school administrators

Council for Basic Education

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[9]
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.[10]

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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