States with the most public school teachers, 2013-14

Data from the National Center for Education Statistics show that 3,113,764 teachers were working in U.S. public schools in 2013-14. But the numbers of students in those teachers' classrooms varied widely from state to state: Vermont had an average pupil-teacher ratio of 10.8, and California public schools had an average pupil-teacher ratio of 24.3.

The state with the most teachers in 2013-14 was Texas. Even though Texas has 1.1 million fewer students than Californ

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