Qualifications of Teachers Teaching in the Core Academic Areas
  State-level Results

General Information

These data are provided to describe the State of Connecticut because the NCLB law requires that poor or minority students are not taught by inexperienced, unqualified, or out-of-field teachers at a higher rate than other students.
State Percent Poverty 33.9
State Percent Minority 38.1
Percent of Teachers 2 or less years of experience 10.7
Percent of teachers with Emergency certification 0.4


General Teacher and Class Information

These data are the highly qualified and not highly qualified teacher FTEs as well as the number of classes taught by highly qualified and not highly qualified teachers.
Total Teacher FTE 36,754.0
Highly Qualified Teacher FTE 36,548.0
Not Highly Qualified Teacher FTE 206.0
Total Number of Classes 132,601
Number of Classes Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers 131,834
Number of Classes Taught by Not Highly Qualified Teachers 767


Connecticut Classes Taught By Highly And Not Highly Qualified Teachers

  Percent of Classes Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers Percent of Classes Taught by Not Highly Qualified Teachers
2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
State Overall 98.0 98.5 98.7 99.2 99.4 2.0 1.5 1.3 0.8 0.6
State High Poverty Schools 95.9 97.0 97.5 98.3 98.5 4.1 3.0 2.5 1.7 1.5
State Low Poverty Schools 98.9 99.9 99.2 99.6 99.8 1.1 0.1 0.8 0.4 0.2
State High Minority Schools 95.8 96.8 97.5 98.2 98.4 4.2 3.2 2.5 1.8 1.6
State Low Minority Schools 98.6 99.1 99.2 99.5 99.8 1.4 0.9 0.8 0.5 0.2