Class size and student-teacher ratio are very different concepts and cannot be used interchangeably. Over the decade from 2002–03 to 2012–13, in constant dollars, average salaries for public school teachers decreased by 3.2 percent.The difference between student-teacher ratio and average class size in K–3 is 9 or 10 students (Sharp 2002). Wyoming (15.2%), New York (11.9%), North Dakota (10.1%), and Massachusetts (10.0%) had the largest real increases in salaries during that 10-year period.State population data provide indicators of the relative demand for public education services and other public programs. States that experienced the greatest percentage gains in population were: Rhode Island (-0.2%) and Michigan (-0.1%) experienced population declines (Table A-3). The largest percentage enrollment changes from fall 2011 to fall 2012 were in: (Tables B-2, B-3). resident population increased by nine-tenths of a percent (0.9%). public school enrollment was 49,380,319, up 0.4 percent over fall 2011.Geographic distance, the platting of agricultural land in large sections, and a widely dispersed population all combined to make the rural school the only viable way to deliver education to the children of an expanding agricultural population.The increase in school districts was also accelerated by state policies.
States with the highest number of students enrolled per teacher in public elementary and secondary schools in fall 2012: Thirty-five states and the District of Columbia had average student-teacher ratios below the U. Those with average salaries declining 6 percent or more were: (Table C-14). The largest one-year decease was in Indiana (-0.9%), and the largest one-year increase was in Alaska (4.9%) (Table C-15). States with the highest per student expenditures were: (Table H-11) Total personal income data indicate the overall economic activity within a specific geographic area.Amendment 480 and the Greene County probate judge).This gives Alabama a large number of constitutional officers.The County Commission and Employees wish to Welcome you to the County Website.Enjoy your tour of information and services provided to you by clicking on the Links to the left.