ERIC Number: ED403271
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
The Fact Book 1995-96. A Statistical Handbook.
Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore.
This brochure presents facts about public and private schools in Maryland. The average daily membership in the state in school year 1994-95 was 784,569.4 students. Statistics are presented on fall public and private school enrollment, the number of schools, and the number of staff employed. Other tables describe student characteristics such as race, language minority status, and economic status as indicated by participation in food service programs. Numbers of dropouts and graduates are detailed, and information is given about educational finance, such as per pupil costs and major state aid programs. Participation figures are provided for special programs, such as special education, adult education, vocational education, and correctional education. Some statistics about other services, such as school media centers, are included. Maryland ranks thirteenth among the states in current expenditures per student in both average daily attendance and per pupil in fall enrollment, but is sixth in per capita personal income. Public school teacher salaries in Maryland rank twelfth in the country. (Contains 33 tables, 4 graphs, and 2 maps.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Attendance, Correctional Education, Dropouts, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment, Expenditures, High School Graduates, Income, Language Minorities, Minority Groups, Participation, Private Schools, Public Schools, School Personnel, Special Education, State Aid, Student Characteristics, Tables (Data), Teacher Salaries, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore.
Identifiers - Location: Maryland