Growth in Education Staffing
Created on October 16, 2012
PERCENTAGE CHANGE SINCE 1970
Since 1970, total student enrollment in public schools increased by 3.7 million, or 8 percent. However, during that same period, total education staffing rose by 2.8 million, or 84 percent. Most notable was the growth in non-teaching staff which increased by 138 percent.
Notes: Some figures have been interpolated. Figures for teachers and student enrollment for 2011 and Fall 2012 are projected.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics.