U.S. elementary and secondary schools: pupil-teacher ratio 1955-2028

This graph shows the pupil-teacher ratio in public and private elementary and secondary schools in the United States from 1955 to 2016 with additional projection until 2028. The pupil-teacher ratio for private schools in 2016 was 11.9.
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Pupil-teacher ratio in public and private elementary and secondary schools in the United States from 1955 to 2028
PublicPrivate
2028*15.211.4
2027*15.311.5
2026*15.311.6
2025*15.411.6
2024*15.511.7
2023*15.611.7
2022*15.711.7
2021*15.811.8
2020*15.811.8
2019*15.911.8
2018*1611.9
2017*16.111.9
20161611.9
20151611.9
201416.112.1
201316.112.2
20121613.1
20111613
20101613
200915.412.5
200815.312.8
200715.413
200615.613.2
200515.613.5
200415.813.7
200315.913.8
200215.914.1
200115.914.3
20001614.5
199916.114.7
199816.415
199716.815.2
199617.115.5
199517.315.7
199417.316.2
199317.416.7
199217.416.1
1991 17.315.6
199017.215.6
198917.215.7
1988 17.315.2
1987 17.615.6
1986 17.715.7
1985 17.916.2
198418.116.8
198318.417
1982 18.617.2
198118.817.6
1980 18.717.7
197919.118.1
197819.318.7
197719.718.4
197620.219.3
1975 20.419.6
197420.820.4
197321.321.2
197221.721.6
197122.322.6
1970 22.323
1965 24.728.3
196025.830.7
195526.931.7
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