Civic Report No. 42 July 2004


No Strings Attached? Ensuring that "CFE" Funds are Spent Effectively

Table 1. Average Class Size: Grades 16

 

Average Class Size, Grades 1-6

Difference

Year*

 New York City

 Other Cities

 Rest of NY State

 Total NY State

NYC vs. Rest
of NY State

198081

27.0

24.3

23.3

23.5

3.7

198586

27.0

24.7

22.0

23.5

5.0

198788

27.3

24.5

22.1

23.7

5.2

199091

27.3

24.6

22.0

23.6

5.3

199495

28.1

24.7

22.3

24.0

5.8

199596

28.3

24.5

22.4

24.2

5.9

199697

28.0

24.2

22.2

24.0

5.8

199798

27.3

24.0

22.0

23.6

5.3

199899

26.5

23.6

21.7

23.2

4.8

19992000

25.5

22.5

21.2

22.5

4.3

200001

24.8

20.9

20.9

22.0

3.9

200102

24.5

20.4

20.7

21.8

3.8

 

 

 

 

 

 

Change

 

 

 

 

 

1981'02

-2.5

-3.9

-2.6

-1.7

 

Pct. Change

-9.3%

-16.0%

-11.2%

-7.2%

 

* Annual data were not published prior to 199495.
* Annual data were not published prior to 199495.
Source: New York State Education Department

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