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For Release: September 3, 2002


NEW JERSEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
FACT SHEET

Number of schools 2,381, up from 2,363
Total Number of School Districts 616, no change
Projected Public School Enrollment 2002-03 1,367,431, up from 1,336,927
Number of Full-Time Classroom Teachers 102,723, up from 98,072
State Aid 2002-03 $7.7B, up from $7.4B
Post Graduation Plans (Class of 2001)  
Total Graduates 76,129.5, up from 74,419
College or University 59,042, up from 57,484
Other Education 2,742, down from 2,902
Employed 8,442.5, down from 8,925
Other 5,903, up from 5,109
Percent of Grads Continuing Education 81.2% , up from 81.1%
Mean Salaries (2001-02)  
Administrators and Supervisors $92,440, up from $89,105
Classroom Teachers $52,916, up from $51,955
Educational Support Services $59,327, up from $57,788
District Superintendents $121,179, up from $115,192
Principals $98,779, up from $94,979
Student to Teacher Ratio (2002-03) 13.1:1, down from 13.4:1
Nonpublic Schools (2000-2001)  
Total Number of Schools 1,180, up from 1,166
Total Enrollment 226,559, up from 223,682