Social Realities

 

 

 

 

 

STUDENTS

RACIAL/ETHNIC BACKGROUND AND OTHER INFORMATION

 

Native
Hawaiian
Two or

/Pacific American More White Black Hispanic Asian Islander Indian Races

Percent High
Percent Limited- Sch.
Chronic

Low- English- Percent Dropout Truancy Mobility Attendance Income Proficient IEP Rate Rate Rate Rate

Total Enrollment

School District State

82.0 85.1 51.0

0.4

1.2 18.0

9.5

8.4 23.6

6.3 3.4 4.2

0.0 0.0 0.1

0.6 0.2 0.3

1.1 1.8 2.8

11.9 14.5 49.0

8.4 5.3 9.4

16.2 15.8 13.6

 

0.0 0.0 8.6

2.1

2.6 13.1

96.4 95.7 94.4

462 1,873 2,066,692

Low-income students come from families receiving public aid; live in institutions for neglected or delinquent children; are supported in foster homes with public funds; or are eligible to receive free or reduced-price lunches.
IEP Students are those students eligible to receive special education services.

Limited-English-proficient students are those students eligible for transitional bilingual programs. Mobility rate is based on the number of times students enroll in or leave a school during the school year. Chronic truants are students who are absent from school without valid cause for 9 or more of the last 180 school days.
Total Enrollment is based on Home School.

INSTRUCTIONAL SETTING

PARENTAL CONTACT*

Percent

STUDENT-TO-STAFF RATIOS

Pupil- Teacher Elementary

Pupil- Teacher Secondary

Pupil-
Certified Pupil-

Staff Administrator

School District State

100.0 100.0 95.3

--

18.3 18.9

--

--

12.7 13.7

--

185.8 205.0

* Parental contact includes parent-teacher conferences, parental visits to school, school visits to home, telephone conversations, and written correspondence.

AVERAGE CLASS SIZE (as of the first school day in May)

Grades

K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 - 12

School District State

20.7 19.7 20.9

21.7 19.7 21.2

22.3 21.6 21.5

18.8 19.2 22.0

23.7 24.1 22.4

18.8 20.7 22.8

       

TIME DEVOTED TO TEACHING CORE SUBJECTS (Minutes Per Day)

Grades

Mathematics 368

Science 368

English/Language Arts 368

Social Science 368

School District State

60 60 61

   

45 45 31

   

120 120 143

   

45 45 30

   

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TEACHER INFORMATION (Full-Time Equivalents)

 

White Black Hispanic

Native Hawaiian/ Pacific

Asian islander

American Indian

Two or More

Races Unknown

Male Female

Total Number

District State

96.6 83.3

0.0 7.1

2.5 5.3

0.0 1.3

0.0 0.1

0.0 0.2

0.8 0.8

0.0 2.0

12.1 23.1

87.9 76.9

119 127,830

TEACHER INFORMATION ( Continued )

 

Average Teaching Experience (Years)

% of Teachers with Bachelor's Degrees

% of Teachers with Master's & Above

% of Teachers with Emergency or Provisional Credentials

% of Classes Not Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers

School District State

--

14.7 12.9

--

11.3 37.8

--

88.7 61.7

0.0 0.0 0.6

0.0 0.0 0.7

Some teacher/administrator data are not collected at the school level.