Great District

New York City Department of Education

New York, New York

Suggested Citation:
National Council on Teacher Quality. (2018). New York City Department of Education. Teacher Contract Database. [Data set].
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  • 1st

    largest school district
    in the country

    updated 02/09/2018**
  • $54k

    starting salary

    updated 04/19/2018
  • $114k

    max salary

    updated 04/19/2018
  • 4

    years to tenure

    updated 12/19/2016
  • 180

    days in student
    school year

    updated 10/10/2017
  • 185

    days in teacher
    school year

    updated 10/10/2017
  • 957,480


    updated 02/09/2018**
  • 63,657


    updated 02/09/2018**
  • 70%

    free/reduced lunch

    updated 02/09/2018**

Labor context

updated 12/15/2016
  • District is operating under a current contract.
  • State requires collective bargaining by school districts if a majority of teachers vote for union representation.
  • Teachers are AFT union members.

Student Demographics

updated 02/09/2018**

*N/A indicates the issue was not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents.
**School district teacher count, enrollment, and demographic data is from the 2015-2016 school year, sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics.

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