Texas State Information

Where Texas Ranks
Texas National AverageRank
Education spending per student adjusted for regional cost differences (2002) $7,183 $7,734 38
Average class size for self-contained classes in elementary schools (2000) 18.5 21.2 9
Average Beginning Teacher Salary (2002-03) $31,874 $29,564 17
Average Teacher Salary (2002-03) $39,972 $45,771 30
Graduation rates (2002)
  • State overall
  • 68 %71 % 36
  • Black
  • 66 %56 %
  • Hispanic
  • 57 %52 %
  • White
  • 77 %78 %
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    State Information
    Current headlines and data from each state.
    Facts At A Glance
    Governor: Rick Perry (R)
    Commissioner of Education: Robert Scott
    Pre-K-12 Enrollment: 4,259,823
    No. of Districts: 1,040
    No. of Public Schools: 7,646
    No. of Public School Teachers: 288,655
    Annual Pre-K-12 Expenditures: $28.2 billion
    Student Demographics
    Students in Title I Schools: 57.7
    Students Eligible for Free/Reduced Price Lunch: 46.2%
    Students With Disabilities: 11.8%
    English-Language Learners: 14.8%

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