Average Public School Student: Teacher Ratio

The national average public school student:teacher ratio is approximately 16:1 (2022).
The lowest state for student:teacher ratio is Virgin Islands with 11:1.
The highest state for student:teacher ratio is Northern Mariana Islands with 27:1.
The public schools with lowest student: teacher ratio in each state are listed below (where sufficient data available).
Student:Teacher Ratio Range: 11:1 27:1 Avg. Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1

Average Public School Student:Teacher Ratio (2022)

State
Average Student: Teacher Ratio
Schools with Lowest Student: Teacher Ratio

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The state with lowest average public school student:teacher ratio is Virgin Islands, with 11:1. The county with the lowest average public school student:teacher ratio is Hamilton County, NY with 5:1.