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ERIC Number: ED543393
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1920
Reference Count: 0
Statistics of City School Systems, 1917-18. Bulletin, 1920, No. 24
Bonner, H. R.
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior
This report presents the statistics of city public schools for the school year 1917-18. An attempt has been made for the first time to secure statistics from all cities which had a population of 2,500 or over in 1910. The cities have been divided into five groups: Group I, including all cities with a population of 100,000 and over; Group II, all cities having a population of 30,000 or over but less than 100,000; Group III, all cities with a population of 10,000 or over but less than 30,000; Group IV, all cities with a population of 5,000 or over but less than 10,000; and Group V, all cities having a population of 2,500 or over, but less than 5,000. This report contains the following: (1) Population of groups; (2) The statistical schedules; (3) Historical statistics; (4) Number of school systems; (5) Schools and school buildings; (6) The teaching staff; (7) The teaching load; (8) Pupils; (9) Length of term; (10) Junior high schools; (11) The teaching load in the junior high schools; (12) An age and grade study of a million pupils in 80 city school systems; (13) Per capita value of school property; (14) The city school debt; (15) Where the city school dollar comes from; (16) City school tax rates; (17) Where the city school dollar goes; (18) Per capita costs (all cities); (19) Evening schools; (20) Kindergartens in cities; (21) Health and recreation; (22) Analysis of city school expenditures; and (23) Average annual salaries of teachers. (Contains 93 tables.) [Best copy available has been provided.]
Descriptors: Educational History, School Statistics, Statistical Surveys, National Surveys, School Buildings, Urban Schools, Teaching Load, Tax Rates, Junior High Schools, School Districts, Public School Teachers, Teacher Salaries, Enrollment, Enrollment Trends, Kindergarten, Elementary Secondary Education, School Health Services, Recreation, Income, Expenditures, Costs, Debt (Financial), School Schedules, School Personnel, Teacher Student Ratio, Administrators, Females, Males, Average Daily Attendance, Elementary Schools, High Schools, Vocational Schools, Special Schools, Teacher Education, Special Education, Evening Programs, Adult Education, Educational Facilities, Educational Policy, Comparative Analysis, Census Figures, Age Grade Placement, Postsecondary Education, Public Education
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior.
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: Adult Education; Early Childhood Education; Elementary Education; Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools; Junior High Schools; Kindergarten; Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Education (ED)