New York City Department of Education


New York City School DistrictDr. Carmen Fariña, Chancellor
New York City Dept. of Education
52 Chambers Street – Room 320
New York, New York 10007
Tel: (212) 374-0200
Email: cgfarina@schools.nyc.gov

New York City School District


District Profile

2016 – 2017 Estimated Data

  • 1,068,962 K-12 students including 103,204 charter school pupils
  • 69,248 prekindergarten children
  • 150,762 English Language Learner (ELL) students (does not include Pre-K)
  • Services to students speaking 154 languages
  • 102,483 professional employees (teachers, administrators, guidance counselors, psychologists and medical staff)
  • 38,828 support staff (teacher aides, clerical, transportation, lunch and maintenance)
  • 248,192 breakfasts and 615,854 lunches served daily
  • 620,067 total public school students transported daily to 2,551 public schools plus 304 charter schools
  • 127,277 total non-public students transported daily to 1,205 non-public schools