Florida State Information

Where Florida Ranks
Florida National AverageRank
Education spending per student adjusted for regional cost differences (2002) $6,492 $7,734 47
Average class size for self-contained classes in elementary schools (2000) 23.1 21.2 45
Average Beginning Teacher Salary (2002-03) $30,491 $29,564 21
Average Teacher Salary (2002-03) $40,281 $45,771 29
Graduation rates (2002)
  • State overall
  • 59 %71 % 45
  • Black
  • 49 %56 %
  • Hispanic
  • 50 %52 %
  • White
  • 67 %78 %
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    State Information
    Current headlines and data from each state.
    Facts At A Glance
    Governor: Charlie Crist (D)
    Education Commissioner: Dr. Eric J. Smith
    Pre-K-12 Enrollment: 2,539,929
    No. of Districts: 67
    No. of Public Schools: 3,314
    No. of Public School Teachers: 138,226
    Annual Pre-K-12 Expenditures: $15.5 billion
    Student Demographics
    Students in Title I Schools: 32.5%
    Students Eligible for Free/Reduced Price Lunch: 45.2%
    Students With Disabilities: 15.3%
    English-Language Learners: 8.0%

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