Additional information on teacher attrition rates

A friend of the John Locke Foundation asked for additional context related to declining teacher attrition rates.  Here it is!

 

2015-16

Attrition rate: 9.04%

Teachers employed: 95,549

Salary (benefits): $47,941 ($15,647)

Retirements with full benefits: 19.8% of total attrition

Dismissals: 0.2% of total attrition

 

2016-17

Attrition rate: 8.70%

Teachers employed: 94,792

Salary (benefits): $49,970 ($16,398)

Retirements with full benefits: 18.7% of total attrition

Dismissals: 0.3% of total attrition

 

2017-18

Attrition rate: 8.09%

Teachers employed: 94,909

Salary (benefits): $51,234 ($17,524)

Retirements with full benefits: 21.5% of total attrition

Dismissals: 0.4% of total attrition

 

2018-19

Attrition rate: 7.59%

Teachers employed: 94,672

Salary (benefits): $53,940 ($18,928)

Retirements with full benefits: 19.1% of total attrition

Dismissals: 0.2% of total attrition

 

2019-20

Attrition rate: 7.53%

Teachers employed: 94,410

Salary (benefits): $54,682 ($19,718)

Retirements with full benefits: 20.4% of total attrition

Dismissals: 0.3% of total attrition

Terry Stoops / Director of the Center for Effective Education | John Locke Foundation

Terry Stoops is the Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies at the John Locke Foundation. Before joining the Locke Foundation, he worked as the progra...