District facts

  • Our average daily enrollment for the 2016-2017 school year is 159,549 students. We are the largest school system in the state and the 15th largest in the nation coming into the current school year. Our student population has almost tripled since 1980 and more than 9,000 additional children are expected in our classrooms by 2020. 
  • Our Schools

    Average Daily Membership (Month 2) 159,549
    Total number of schools 177
    Elementary schools 110
    Middle schools 34 
    High schools 26
    Alternative schools 4
    Academies (K-8, 6-12) 3
    Mobile/modular classrooms 1,152
    Facilities Utilization Report
    Facilities Locations (Map)

      Oct. 2016

     
  • Our Budget

    Operating budget $1.4 billion
    Per-pupil expenditure $8,570
    Operating budget spent on schools 91%

    2015-16 Actual

  • Our Employees

    Total number of employees 19,134
    Total number of teachers 10,225
    Percent of teachers with advanced degrees 41.8%
    National Board-certified teachers 1,517

      Oct. 2016

  • Special Programs

    No. of students


    Free and Reduced-Price Lunch Program
    50,886 
    (Month 2)
    Limited English Proficiency 10,876
    Special Education21,390

      2016-17

  •  Reports by year

    Reports include data for Grade and Gender, Race/Ethnicity, Free and Reduced Eligibility, Limited English Proficiency, Title I and Academic Achievement, Academically or Intellectually Gifted Program and Special Education Services

       2016-2017  2015-2016  2014-2015 2013-2014 2012-2013 2011-2012 2010-2011 2009-2010
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