The Top Ten Lists of 2006

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States with lowest per-pupil expenditures, 2004-05
▪ Utah $5,245
▪ Arizona $5,474
▪ Arkansas $6,202
▪ Oklahoma $6,269
▪ Mississippi $6,452
▪ Nevada $6,525
▪ Idaho $6,743
▪ Tennessee $6,856
▪ Alabama $6,886
▪ North Dakota $7,033

Source: National Education Association

 

High schools with largest enrollments, 2003-04
▪ Elizabeth (Elizabeth, N.J.) (tie) 5,299
▪ Belmont (Los Angeles) (tie) 5,299
▪ Fremont (Los Angeles) 5,083
▪ South Gate (South Gate, Calif.) 5,020
▪ Roosevelt (Los Angeles) 4,940
▪ Monroe (Sepulveda, Calif.) 4,881
▪ Los Angeles (Los Angeles) 4,876
▪ Bell (Bell, Calif.) 4,855
▪ Garfield (Los Angeles) 4,844
▪ Lynwood (Lynwood, Calif.) 4,818

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

 

States with highest per-pupil expenditures, 2004-05
▪ District of Columbia $15,073
▪ New Jersey $13,370
▪ New York $12,879
▪ Connecticut $11,893
▪ Massachusetts $11,681
▪ Vermont $11,608
▪ Delaware $11,016
▪ Maine $10,723
▪ Rhode Island $10,641
▪ Wyoming $10,198

Source: National Education Association

 

States with most students, 2004-05
▪ California 6,322,142
▪ Texas 4,383,871
▪ New York 2,822,000
▪ Florida 2,630,229
▪ Illinois 2,097,518
▪ Ohio 1,846,763
▪ Pennsylvania 1,815,170
▪ Michigan 1,726,204
▪ Georgia 1,553,437
▪ New Jersey 1,392,204

Source: National Education Association

 

States with most public school teachers (K-12), 2004-05
▪ California 318,386
▪ Texas 294,547
▪ New York 223,000
▪ Florida 158,684
▪ Illinois 131,779
▪ Pennsylvania 121,120
▪ Ohio 114,146
▪ New Jersey 109,577
▪ Georgia 104,847
▪ Virginia 102,391

Source: National Education Association

 

States with largest student-enrollment increase, 1993 to 2003
▪ Nevada 63.44%
▪ Arizona 42.65%
▪ Florida 26.80%
▪ Georgia 23.26%
▪ Colorado 21.22%
▪ California 20.40%
▪ Texas 20.05%
▪ North Carolina 20.03%
▪ New Jersey 19.93%
▪ Connecticut 16.30%

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

 

States with sharpest decrease in student enrollment, 1993 to 2003
▪ North Dakota -14.18%
▪ Wyoming -13.32%
▪ South Dakota -12.10%
▪ West Virginia -10.55%
▪ Louisiana -9.10%
▪ Montana -8.99%
▪ Maine -6.87%
▪ Vermont -3.55%
▪ Iowa -3.47%
▪ Washington, D.C. -3.25%

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

 

Largest universities by main-campus enrollment, fall 2005
▪ Arizona State University 51,612
▪ University of Minnesota 51,175
▪ Ohio State University 50,504
▪ University of Texas 49,696
▪ University of Florida 49,693
▪ Michigan State University 45,166
▪ Texas A&M University 44,910
▪ University of Illinois 41,862
▪ University of Wisconsin 41,447
▪ Penn State University 40,709

Source: Associated Press

 

States with most students attending charter schools, fall 2005
▪ California 219,480
▪ Arizona 96,934
▪ Florida 96,676
▪ Michigan 86,874
▪ Texas 85,444
▪ Ohio 85,082
▪ Pennsylvania 51,504
▪ Colorado 38,032
▪ Wisconsin 35,406
▪ North Carolina 28,154

Source: The Center for Education Reform

 

States with most charter schools, fall 2005
▪ California 592
▪ Arizona 449
▪ Florida 326
▪ Ohio 277
▪ Texas 259
▪ Michigan 233
▪ Wisconsin 188
▪ Minnesota 126
▪ Colorado 116
▪ Pennsylvania 115

Source: The Center for Education Reform

 

Districts with most enrollment added, 1993 to 2003
▪ Clark County, Nev. 125,202
▪ Los Angeles 107,880
▪ Broward County, Fla. 82,973
▪ Miami-Dade County, Fla. 63,320
▪ Gwinnett County, Ga. 52,532
▪ Orange County, Fla. 52,354
▪ Palm Beach County, Fla. 48,115
▪ Hillsborough County, Fla. 46,796
▪ Wake County, N.C. 36,161
▪ Charlotte-Mecklenburg, N.C. 31,229

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

 

Districts with most enrollment lost, 1993 to 2003 (enrollment 40,000 or larger)
▪ Detroit -20,261
▪ Baltimore City -19,305
▪ Orleans Parish, La. -18,061
▪ Philadelphia -17,888
▪ East Baton Rouge Parish, La. -16,535
▪ Washington, D.C. -15,579
▪ Cincinnati -12,007
▪ Granite, Utah -8,975
▪ Atlanta -7,141
▪ Buffalo, N.Y. -7,039

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

 

Universities with largest academic research and development expenditures in sciences and engineering, 2002-03
▪ Johns Hopkins University $1.24 billion
▪ University of California, Los Angeles $849 million
▪ University of Michigan (all campuses) $780 million
▪ University of Wisconsin, Madison $721 million
▪ University of Washington $685 million
▪ University of California, San Francisco $671 million
▪ University of California, San Diego $647 million
▪ Stanford University $603 million
▪ University of Pennsylvania $565 million
▪ Cornell University (all campuses) $555 million

Source: National Science Foundation

 

Districts with fastest enrollment growth, 1993 to 2003 (enrollments 20,000 to 40,000)
▪ Gilbert, Ariz. 156.1%
▪ Forsyth County, Ga. 155.9%
▪ Indian Prairie (Ill.) 204 148.1%
▪ Temecula Valley, Calif. 136.6%
▪ Mansfield, Texas 130.4%
▪ Henry County, Ga. 124.4%
▪ Paulding County, Ga. 117.2%
▪ Keller, Texas 112.7%
▪ Chandler, Ariz. 101.9%
▪ Alamance-Burlington, N.C. 96.4%

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

 

Districts with steepest enrollment drop, 1993 to 2003 (enrollments 20,000 to 40,000)
▪ Flint, Mich. -21.9%
▪ Birmingham, Ala. -20.4%
▪ Kanawha County, W.Va. -15.9%
▪ Indianapolis, Ind. -14.3%
▪ Akron, Ohio -14.0%
▪ Pittsburgh, Pa. -13.6%
▪ Toledo, Ohio -12.1%
▪ Grand Rapids, Mich. -10.8%
▪ Hartford, Conn. -10.7%
▪ Huntsville, Ala. -9.9%

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

 

Districts with highest per-pupil spending (larger than 10,000 enrollment), 2002-03
▪ Newark, N.J. $17,652
▪ Trenton, N.J. $15,438
▪ Jersey City, N.J. $14,820
▪ Paterson, N.J. $14,514
▪ Camden, N.J. $14,499
▪ Passaic, N.J. $14,380
▪ East Orange, N.J. $14,047
▪ Yonkers, N.Y. $13,892
▪ New Rochelle, N.Y. $13,803
▪ Boston $13,730

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

 

Districts with lowest per-pupil spending (larger than 10,000 enrollment), 2002-03
▪ Nebo, Utah $4,339
▪ Tooele County, Utah $4,374
▪ Alpine Utah $4,413
▪ Desoto County, Miss. $4,444
▪ Jordan, Utah $4,520
▪ Weber County, Utah $4,521
▪ Washington County, Utah $4,524
▪ Granite, Utah $4,595
▪ Davis County, Utah $4,692
▪ Gilbert, Ariz. $4,698

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

 

Largest school districts
▪ New York City 1,071,237
▪ Los Angeles 727,117
▪ Chicago 428,482
▪ Miami 354,120
▪ Clark County, Nev. 291,505
▪ Broward County, Fla. 270,935
▪ Philadelphia 212,520
▪ Houston 208,945
▪ Hillsborough County, Fla. 193,631
▪ Hawaii 181,355
Source: Individual districts

 

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