The 2017 School District Administration grade is based on rigorous analysis of data from the U.S. Department of Education along with millions of reviews from students and parents. Learn where our data comes from.
|Parent/Student Surveys on Administration & Policies||Niche survey responses scored on a 1-5 scale regarding the administration in the district.||Self-reported by Niche users||50.0%|
|Overall Niche Grade||Based on rigorous analysis of academic and student life data along with millions of reviews from students and parents.||Niche||20.0%|
|Education-Administration Expense Ratio||Amount spent on education for every dollar spent on administrative expenses.||National Center for Education Statistics||10.0%|
|Expenses per Student||Total expenses divided by the total number of students.||National Center for Education Statistics||10.0%|
|Student Absenteeism||Percentage of students missing 15 or more days per school year.||Civil Rights Data Collection||5.0%|
|Teacher Absenteeism||Percentage of teachers missing 10 or more days for sick or personal leave per school year.||Civil Rights Data Collection||5.0%|
This assessment grades 7,463 U.S. public school districts. Statistics obtained from the U.S. Department of Education represent the most recent data available, usually from 2014–2016, as self-reported by the school districts.
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