Education Parish Health Profiles
 
  Orleans  
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POPULATION, 2000      
United States Louisiana Orleans
Total  281,421,906 4,468,976 484,674
Children and Adolescents by Age, Both Sexes
0-3 years 15,143,217 251,413 26,338
4-5 Years 7,882,947 129,132 13,516
6-11 Years 25,041,785 410,027 44,719
12-14 Years 12,205,286 212,024 22,453
15-19 Years 19,911,052 360,945 38,351
Educational Attainment for Population 25 and over
Population  25 and over 182,211,639 2,775,468 300,568
 Less than 9th Grade 13,755,477 257,710 24,190
 High School Graduate (incl. equivalency) 52,168,981 899,354 70,477
 Some College — No Degree 38,351,595 561,486 65,760
 Bachelor's Degree 28,317,792 339,711 45,211
Source:  U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census  2000, Sample File 3 (SF3), Tables: P6. Race and P8. Sex by Age,
              QT-P20 Educational Attainment by Sex
              http://factfinder.census.gov  <keyword: data sets>.
BASIC DATA — PUBLIC ELEMENTARY & SECONDARY SCHOOLS1
2002-2003 School Year      
United States Louisiana Orleans
# Public Schools not available 1,505 128
# Full-time Classroom Teachers                 3,035,249 49,371 4,203
# Principals                    155,012 1,477 128
# Students—End of Session Membership2 not available 702,004 68,077
# Graduates                 2,682,193 37,213 3,130
Average Daily Attendance (ADA)3              44,642,542 668,187 63,041
Average Daily Membership (ADM)4 not available 714,774 68,778
Average Salary of All Classroom Teachers5                       45,891 37,166 37,133
Expenditure ($) per Student by Enrollment                         7,875 6,906 6,571
1Only for the 66 City/Parish school districts in Louisiana.
2Total of Pre-K, K through 12, and non-graded students reported in membership on the laStday of class.
3ADA is aggregate days of student attendance in a school district over the course of a school year, divided by
  the number of days that school is in session
4ADM is the aggregate membership of students in a school district during the school year, divided by
   the number of days that school is in session. 
5Excluding sabbatical staff, rehired retirees, and ROTC staff.
Source: Louisiana Department of Education, Office of Management and Finance, Division of Planning, Analysis and 
              Information Resources. "2002-2003 Annual Financial and Statistical Report." June 2004, Table 2 and Parish Summaries,
              District Composite Report 2002-2003. 
http://www.doe.louisiana.gov/lde/pair/1613.html
            <key words: Publications, Division of Planning, Analysis and Information Resources>.
             U.S. Data from National Education Association (NEA), NEA Research, Rankings and Estimates, 2003, May 2004.
              http://www.nea.org/ <key words: Rankings and Estimates>.
SCHOOL ATTENDANCE TRENDS    
United States Louisiana Orleans
Average Daily Attendance Rate6 
2003-2004 93.5 93.8 92.8
2002-2003 93.4 93.5 91.6
2001-2002 93.2 93.8 92.3
2000-2001 93.1 93.7 94.4
1999-2000 92.9 94.0 94.4
1998-1999 92.9 93.5 90.8
Dropout Rates
2002-2003 not available 7.0 11.0
2001-2002 10.7 9.4 8.5
2000-2001 10.9 8.6 10.3
1999-2000 11.2 7.8 9.0
1998-1999 not available 6.6 12.5
6Average daily attendance as a % of the average number of students enrolled.
Source: Louisiana Department of Education, Office of Management and Finance, Division of Planning, Analysis and 
              Information Resources. District Composite Report 2003-2004. 
http://www.doe.louisiana.gov/lde/pair/1613.html
             <key words: Publications, Division of Planning, Analysis and Information Resources>.
             U.S. Data from National Education Association (NEA), NEA Research, Rankings and Estimates, 2003, May 2004.
              http://www.nea.org/ <key words: Rankings and Estimates>.
SELECTED DATA  — PUBLIC SCHOOLS    
2003-2004 School Year      
United States Louisiana Orleans
October 1 School Membership7  48,132,518 727,316 67,922
Average Daily Attendance (ADA)8 45,081,855 712,249 61,961
Percent with Class Size Ranges of
1-20 Students not available 48.7 34.7
21-26 Students 34.3 31.0
27-33 Students 17.0 33.7
34+ Students < 0.1 % 0.6
7Total of Pre-K, K through 12, and non-graded students reported in membership as of October 1 
8ADA is aggregate days of student attendance in a school district over the course of a school year, divided by
  the number of days that school is in session
Source: Louisiana Department of Education, Office of Management and Finance, Division of Planning, Analysis and Information 
             Resources. District Composite Report 2003-2004, 2002-2003 Annual Financial and Statistical Report. June 2004, Table 2. 
http://www.doe.louisiana.gov/lde/pair/1613.html
             <key words: Publications, Division of Planning, Analysis and Information Resources>.
             U.S. Data from National Education Association (NEA),  NEA Research, Rankings and Estimates, 2004, June 2005.
              http://www.nea.org/ <key words: Rankings and Estimates>.