New Jersey State Information

Where New Jersey Ranks
New Jersey National AverageRank
Education spending per student adjusted for regional cost differences (2002) $10,235 $7,734 2
Average class size for self-contained classes in elementary schools (2000) 20.5 21.2 25
Average Beginning Teacher Salary (2002-03) $35,673 $29,564 2
Average Teacher Salary (2002-03) $53,872 $45,771 4
Graduation rates (2002)
  • State overall
  • 89 %71 % 1
  • Black
  • -- %56 %
  • Hispanic
  • -- %52 %
  • White
  • -- %78 %
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    State Information
    Current headlines and data from each state.
    Facts At A Glance
    Governor: Jon Corzine (D)
    Acting Education Commissioner: Lucille E. Davy
    Pre-K-12 Enrollment: 1,367,438
    No. of Districts: 603
    No. of Public Schools: 2,410
    No. of Public School Teachers: 107,004
    Annual Pre-K-12 Expenditures: $15.8 billion
    Student Demographics
    Students in Title I Schools: 54.8
    Students Eligible for Free/Reduced Price Lunch: 27.2%
    Students With Disabilities: 16.0%
    English-Language Learners: 4.2%

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