Table: Teacher Transitions by Teacher Experience

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A study of teacher turnover in an urban district in Texas found that the percent of teachers who left the district was higher among less experienced educators.

Teacher Experience No Move Change Campus Change District Exit Public Schools
1 year 70.4% 11.5% 4.0% 14.0%
2-3 years 70.8 11.2 5.0 13.0
4-6 years 77.0 10.4 5.4 7.2
7-11 years 79.7 10.6 4.3 5.4
12-21 years 86.2 8.3 2.0 3.5
21-plus years 86.5 5.7 0.7 7.2

Vol. 24, Issue 24, Page 3

Published in Print: February 23, 2005, as Teacher Transitions by Teacher Experience
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