Our average daily enrollment for the 2016-2017 school year was 159,549 students. Enrollment for 2017-2018 is reported in the fall. 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.
Average Daily Membership (2016-17 Month 2 ) 159,549 Total number of schools (2017-2018) 183 Elementary schools 113 Middle schools 36 High schools 29 Alternative schools 5 Academies (K-8, 6-12) 3 Mobile/modular classrooms (Dec 2016) 1,056 Facilities Utilization Report (Dec 2016) Facilities Locations (Map) (2017-2018)
Operating budget $1.55 billion Per-pupil expenditure $8,570 Operating budget spent on schools 92%
Total number of employees 19,213 Total number of teachers 10,359 Percent of teachers with advanced degrees 47.5% National Board-certified teachers 1,452
No. of students
Free and Reduced-Price Lunch Program50,886(2016-2017 Month 2) Limited English Proficiency 10,876 (2016-2017) Special Education 20,463 (Oct 2017)
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