School Staffing Dashboard
Learn the fiscal and opportunity costs of American K–12 public school hiring practices. Select the states you want to see, click boxes below you want to see data for, then tap the Data Drawer tab to open up your customized data sheet. You can even export the file to help your work.
Sources: Data reported annually by state education departments to the National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education and obtained from Digest of Education Statistics and the Elementary/Secondary Information System.
Notes: Nominal dollars for FY 1992 are converted to Real 2017 and 2019 dollars using the CPI-U for January 1992, January 2017,and January 2019 from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, www.bls.gov.
|State||ACTUAL Per-student spending, FY 1992||REAL Per-student spending, FY 1992||ACTUAL Per-student spending, FY 2017||ACTUAL Average Teacher Salary, FY 1992||REAL Average Teacher Salary, FY 1992||ACTUAL Average Teacher Salary, FY 2019||Change in per-student spending||Change in avg teacher salaries||Students, FY 1992||Students, FY 2019||Change in students', 1992-2019||All staff, FY 1992||All staff, FY 2019||Chg in all staff, 1992-2019||Teachers, FY 1992||Teachers, FY 2019||Chg in teachers, 1992-2019||All other staff, FY 1992||All other staff, FY 2019||Chg in all other staff, 1992-2019||Total savings (if "changes in all other staff" matched "changes in students" assuming average compensation at $70,000 per full-time employee)||Potential teacher pay raises (if "changes in all other staff" matched "changes in students")||Number of students who can receive $8,000 ESAs (if "changes in all other staff" matched "changes in students")|