State Fiscal Stabilization Fund Program


2009 Core Academic Classes Taught by Teachers Who Are Highly Qualified

School Type
# of Core Academic Classes (Total)
# of Core Academic Classes Taught by Teachers Who Are Highly Qualified
Percentage of Core Academic Classes Taught by Teachers Who Are Highly Qualified
# of Core Academic Classes Taught by Teachers Who Are NOT Highly Qualified
Percentage of Core Academic Classes Taught by Teachers Who Are NOT Highly Qualified
All schools
157,065
155,166
98.8
1,899
1.2
Elementary level
High-poverty schools
22,113
21,454
97.0
659
3.9
Low-poverty schools
38,526
38,483
99.9
43
0.1
All elementary schools
118,048
117,091
99.2
957
0.8
Secondary level
High-poverty schools
9,980
9,247
92.7
733
7.3
Low-poverty schools
13,050
13,037
99.9
13
0.1
All secondary schools
39,017
38,075
97.6
942
2.4


2009 Reasons Core Academic Classes Are Taught by Teachers Who Are Not Highly Qualified


 
Percentage
Elementary School Classes
Elementary school classes taught by certified general education teachers who did not pass a subject-knowledge test or (if eligible) have not demonstrated subject-matter competency through HOUSSE
54.4
Elementary school classes taught by certified special education teachers who did not pass a subject-knowledge test or have not demonstrated subject-matter competency through HOUSSE
18.4
Elementary school classes taught by teachers who are not fully certified (and are not in an approved alternative route program)
15.8
Other (please explain in comment box below)
11.4
      Total
100.0
Secondary School Classes
Secondary school classes taught by certified general education teachers who have not demonstrated subject-matter knowledge in those subjects (e.g., out-of-field teachers)
47.2
Secondary school classes taught by certified special education teachers who have not demonstrated subject-matter competency in those subjects
20.8
Secondary school classes taught by teachers who are not fully certified (and are not in an approved alternative route program)
13.9
Other (please explain in comment box below)
18.1
      Total
100.0

2009 Poverty Quartiles and Metrics Used


 
High-Poverty Schools (more than what %)
Low-Poverty Schools (less than what %)
Elementary schools
69.1
19.2
Poverty metric used Low-income students come from families receiving public aid, live in institutions for neglected or delinquent children, are supported in foster homes with public funds, or are eligible to receive free or reduced-price lunches. High-poverty schools are the lowest 25 percent. Low-poverty schools are the highest 25 percent.
Secondary schools
49.4
17.3
Poverty metric used Low-income students come from families receiving public aid, live in institutions for neglected or delinquent children, are supported in foster homes with public funds, or are eligible to receive free or reduced-price lunches. High-poverty schools are the lowest 25 percent. Low-poverty schools are the highest 25 percent.

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