New Jersey Department of Education

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New Jersey Public Schools Fact Sheet

 
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Number of Schools 2020-2021 2,493
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Number of Operating Districts 2020-21 686
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Number of Non-operating School Districts 2020-21 17
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Total Number of School Districts 2020-21 599
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Total Number of Charter Schools 2020-21 87
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Total Number of Elementary Schools 2020-21 1,981
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Total Number of Secondary Schools 2020-21 512
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State Aid 2020-21 $8.68 billion
Public School Enrollment 2020-21 1.28 million
Charter School Enrollment 2020-21 57,486
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Number of Full-time Classroom Teachers 2020-21 129,689
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Dropout Rate (2019-2020) 1.0%
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4 year Graduation Rate (2019-2020) 91%
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Median Salaries* (2020-2021)  
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      Administrators and Supervisors $129,780
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      Classroom Teachers $72,515
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      Educational Support Services $77,705
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      District Superintendents $174,689
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      Principals $132,019

 

*This section has been calculated using only Full-time personnel, where their jobs are strictly within the categories listed.  If their job assignments cross into other categories they were not used in the calculation.


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