Did you know:
- the average number of children participating each month in the National School Lunch Program in 2009 was 31.3 million?
- the number of classroom computers in the nation’s schools in 2005-2006 was 14.2 million (or one computer for every four students)?
- the per-pupil expenditure on public elementary and secondary education nationally in 2009 was $10,499, and in New York $18,126 per-pupil, the most among all states?
- the average tuition, room and board at the nation’s four-year private colleges and universities for one academic year (2008-09) was $40,633, more than double the cost in 1990?
Find these and other interesting statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Facts for Features & Special Editions!