School Libraries

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Statistics & Research: School Libraries & Librarian

 CURRENT statistics from the Texas Education Agency. Note that there is no comprehensive statewide data for individual programming elements in Texas school libraries.

Texas Data

Number of Schools including charters (2016): 8,673

Total Number of Students, including pre-K (2016): 5,284,252

FTE School Librarians (as reported to TEA, 2015-2016): 4,575

Program Expenditures: Instructional Resources & Media, Function 12 (Library Media Services): $ 659,696,8139

Statistics from TEA statewide budget totals and Snapshot Data.

The National Center for Education Statistics maintains national school library data. However, the most recent information published is for 1999-2000. See School Library Publications.

Created on Apr 6, 2010 | Last updated January 31, 2018