District facts

  • Our average daily enrollment for the 2017-2018 school year was 160,429 students. We are the largest school system in the state and the 15th largest in the nation. 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 (2017-18 Month 2 ) 160,429
    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)

      

     
  • Our Budget

    Operating budget $1.55 billion
    Per-pupil expenditure $8,570
    Operating budget spent on schools 92%

    2017-18 budgeted

  • Our Employees

    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

      Oct. 2017

  • Special Programs

    No. of students

    Free and Reduced-Price Lunch Program
    50,886 
    (2016-2017 Month 2)
    Limited English Proficiency 10,876 (2016-2017)
    Special Education 20,463 (Oct 2017)