Oregon State Superintendent of Public Instruction:Susan Castillo
Length of School Year: A minimum of 405 (K), 810 (1-3), 900 (4-8), and 990 (9-12) hours are required by Oregon state law.
Number of Public School Districts: There are 190 public school districts in Oregon.
Number of Public Schools: There are 1329 public schools in Oregon. ****
Number of Students Served in Public Schools: There are 582,839 public school students in Oregon. ****
Number of Teachers in Public Schools: There are 28,768 public school teachers in Oregon.****
Number of Charter Schools: There are 102 charter schools in Oregon.
Per Pupil Spending: Oregon spends $9,777 per pupil in public education. ****
Average Class Size: The average class size In Oregon is 20.3 students per 1 teacher. ****
% of Title I Schools: 40.6% of schools in Oregon are Title I Schools.****
% With Individualized Education Programs (IEP): 14.1% of students in Oregon are on IEP's. ****
% in Limited-English Proficiency Programs: 11.0% of students in Oregon are in limited-English Proficient Programs.****
% of Student Eligible for Free/Reduced Lunches: 49.1% of students in Oregon schools are eligible for free/reduced lunches.****
Ethnic/Racial Student Breakdown****
Asian/Pacific Islander: 4.8%
American Indian/Alaskan Native: 2.0%
School Assessment Data
Graduation Rate: 76.3% of all students entering high school in Oregon graduate. **
ACT/SAT rank: 174.7 students per 1000 in Oregon had a score of 25+ on the ACT or a 1780+ on the SAT. ***
8th grade NAEP assessment scores:****
Math: 283 is the scaled score for 8th grade students in Oregon. The U.S. average was 283.
Reading: 264 is the scaled score for 8th grade students in Oregon. The U.S. average was 264.
% of Students Who Attend College after High School: 46.5% of students in Oregon go on to attend some level of college. ***
Number of Private Schools: There are 392 private schools in Oregon.*
Number of Students Served in Private Schools: There are 50,920 private school students in Oregon.*
The average teacher pay for the state of Oregon was $48,720.00 in 2009.##
Each individual district in the state of Oregon negotiates teacher salaries and establishes their own teacher salary schedule.
The following is an example of a teacher salary schedule in Oregon provided by the Portland Public School District.
*Data courtesy of Education Bug .
**Data courtesy of ED.gov
***Data courtesy of the NCHEMS Information Center for Higher Education Policy Making and Analysis
****Data courtesy of the National Center for Education Statistics
##Average salary courtesy of Teacher Salary Info