ERIC Number: ED231897
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Statistics of Large City School Districts. 1983 Edition. Research Report.
Ward, James Gordon
This paper provides statistical data on 20 large city school districts across the United States, using information made available by the National Center for Education Statistics, the Bureau of Census, and the Department of Commerce. It includes information on student enrollment in 20 cities whose pupil membership in 1980-81 ranged from one million pupils for New York City to a little less than 60,000 pupils for San Francisco. Data are also provided for each district on: classroom teachers with full-time equivalencies (FTE), pupil/teacher ratio, and number of schools and days in session. In addition, detailed statistics are presented on school finance in each of the districts, including data on: financial trends from 1978-79 through 1980-81, per pupil outstanding debt, revenues, expenditures, debt, and bond ratings. The cities covered are Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Indianapolis, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Memphis, Milwaukee, New Orleans, New York, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, St. Louis, and Washington, D.C. (AOS)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Federation of Teachers, Washington, DC.