Teacher Contract Database

Results

Suggested Citation:
National Council on Teacher Quality. (2018). Custom report. Teacher Contract Database. [Data set].
Retrieved from: https://www.nctq.org/contract-database/report?reportId=184039
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Annual carry over of unused personal days

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Methodology for Annual carry over of unused personal days

Albuquerque Public Schools

NM

Yes
up to 5 days

90,205 69%

Aldine Independent School District

TX

Yes

70,417 88%

Alpine School District

UT

Yes
10 days of personal leave days may accumulate (see footnote regarding personal leave pay)

76,938 22%

Anchorage School District

AK

Yes
up to 5 days may carry over.

48,324 44%

Anne Arundel County Public Schools

MD

Yes
up to 5 days; additional unused days are converted to cumulative sick leave.

80,387 33%

Anoka-Hennepin School District

MN

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

38,016 33%

Arlington Independent School District

TX

Yes
local leave and state personal leave accumulates

63,210 69%

Atlanta Public Schools

GA

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

51,500 77%

Austin Independent School District

TX

Yes
in accordance with state law

83,622 57%

Baltimore City Public School System

MD

Personal days convert to sick days for accumulation.
applies to the 1 day of personal leave not originally taken from sick leave

83,666 87%

Baltimore County Public Schools

MD

Personal days convert to sick days for accumulation.

111,138 47%

Billings Public Schools

MT

Personal days convert to sick days for accumulation.

16,518 43%

Birmingham City Schools

AL

Personal days convert to sick days for accumulation.

24,693 63%

Bismarck Public Schools

ND

Yes
for a maximum of 5 days.

12,644 21%

Boston Public Schools

MA

Personal days convert to sick days for accumulation.

53,530 68%

Brevard Public Schools

FL

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

72,703 50%

Bridgeport Public Schools

CT

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

21,015 96%

Broward County Public Schools

FL

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

269,098 61%

Brownsville Independent School District

TX

Yes
in accordance with state law

47,749 95%

Buffalo School District

NY

Personal days convert to sick days for accumulation.

33,309 68%

Burlington School District

VT

No

3,957 45%

Capistrano Unified School District

CA

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

53,824 22%

Charleston County School District

SC

Personal days convert to sick days for accumulation.

48,084 45%

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

NC

Yes
5 days may carry over

146,211 61%

Cherry Creek School District

CO

Personal days convert to sick days for accumulation.

54,730 29%

Chesterfield County Public Schools

VA

Yes
maximum personal leave accumulation shall be 360 hours

59,659 30%

Chicago Public Schools

IL

Personal days convert to sick days for accumulation.

386,168 84%

Christina School District

DE

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.
in accordance with state law (Title 14, Ch. 13, Sub-sect. 1318)

15,538 44%

Cincinnati Public Schools

OH

Personal days convert to sick days for accumulation.

33,880 64%

Clark County School District

NV

No

325,990 64%

Clayton County Public Schools

GA

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

54,136 100%

Cleveland Metropolitan School District

OH

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

39,117 79%

Cobb County School District

GA

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

112,708 44%

Columbus City Schools

OH

Yes

50,028 81%

Conroe Independent School District

TX

state personal leave days (which employees may use for sick and/or personal days) carry over, local personal leave does not carry over

58,239 36%

Corona-Norco Unified School District

CA

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

53,313 45%

Cumberland County Schools

NC

District acknowledges state law
up to 5 days

51,187 65%

Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District

TX

Yes
both state personal leave and local leave accumulate without limit.

113,936 49%

Dallas Independent School District

TX

Yes
both state personal and local leave days carry over, in accordance with state law.

158,586 88%

Davis School District

UT

Yes
A maximum of 30 days may accumulate and carry forward into the next year, however, the teacher may not use more than 10 personal days in a given year.

71,721 22%

Dayton Public Schools

OH

No
up to 2 unused personal days are paid at the end of the year

13,846 92%

DeKalb County School District

GA

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

101,389 72%

Denver Public Schools

CO

Personal days convert to sick days for accumulation.

90,235 68%

Des Moines Public Schools

IA

Yes
up to 5 days may be carried over from year to year

33,067 75%

Desoto County School District

MS

Yes
up to 5 days

33,140 54%

Detroit Public Schools Community District

MI

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

45,795 73%

District of Columbia Public Schools

DC

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

47,670 77%

Douglas County School District

CO

Yes
4 days of personal leave may be accrued; excess days will be converted to sick leave

66,896 12%

Duval County Public Schools

FL

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

128,335 49%

El Paso Independent School District

TX

Yes

60,047 70%

Elk Grove Unified School District

CA

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

62,533 55%

Fairfax County Public Schools

VA

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

185,807 27%

Fort Bend Independent School District

TX

Yes

73,115 34%

Fort Wayne Community Schools

IN

Personal days convert to sick days for accumulation.

29,483 65%

Fort Worth Independent School District

TX

Yes
both local sick and state personal leave accumulate

87,080 76%

Fresno Unified School District

CA

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

73,440 86%

Frisco Independent School District

TX

Yes
both state personal leave and local leave accumulate

53,300 11%

Fulton County Schools

GA

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

95,641 47%

Garland Independent School District

TX

Yes
both local and state personal leave carry over

57,517 66%

Granite School District

UT

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

70,100 57%

Greenville County Schools

SC

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

76,313 48%

Guilford County Schools

NC

Yes
5 personal days accumulate, any personal days in excess of five are converted to sick leave June 30 each year.

73,151 65%

Gwinnett County Public Schools

GA

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

176,052 54%

Hartford Public Schools

CT

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

20,870 78%

Hawaii Department of Education

HI

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

181,995 50%

Henrico County Public Schools

VA

up to 5 days as personal days, then all exceeding days convert to sick leave

51,534 40%

Hillsborough County Public Schools

FL

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

211,923 59%

Houston Independent School District

TX

Yes
both state and local leave carry over

215,627 76%

Howard County Public School System

MD

Yes
Personal leave days may accumulate up to 5 days with no more than 4 days used consecutively. Any days in excess of 5 shall convert to sick leave.

54,870 21%

Indianapolis Public Schools

IN

Unused personal leave shall convert to accumulated sick leave at the end of the year, however as an attendance incentive, a teacher can be permitted to carry over and accumulate unused personal time up to a maximum of 28 hours of personal leave time.

29,583 71%

Jackson Public Schools

MS

Yes
5 days of personal leave may be carried over from one year to the next.

28,019 100%

Jeffco Public Schools

CO

Yes

86,721 31%

Jefferson County Public Schools

KY

Personal days convert to sick days for accumulation.

100,431 64%

Jefferson Parish Public School System

LA

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

48,389 76%

Jordan School District

UT

Yes

52,985 24%

Kanawha County Schools

WV

Personal days are taken from sick leave days; however, in the event the teacher does not use all three personal leave days within the school year, the teacher may accumulate the personal days up to a maximum of 5 days.

27,346 47%

Kansas City Public Schools, MO

MO

Yes
"paid time off" leave days may carry over.

15,573 99%

Katy Independent School District

TX

Yes
both local sick and state personal carry over

72,952 28%

Klein Independent School District

TX

Yes
both local leave and state personal leave days accumulate

50,594 41%

Knox County Schools

TN

Personal days convert to sick days for accumulation.

59,922 46%

Laramie County School District 1

WY

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.
2 sick leave days that are designated as personal days can carry over, but no more than 4 "personal days" can accumulate in any year

14,029 43%

Lewisville Independent School District

TX

Yes
both local leave and state personal leave days carry over

53,490 33%

Little Rock School District

AR

Personal days convert to sick days for accumulation.

24,797 81%

Long Beach Unified School District

CA

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

77,565 66%

Los Angeles Unified School District

CA

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

634,827 79%

Loudoun County Public Schools

VA

Personal days convert to sick days for accumulation.

76,202 17%

Manchester School District

NH

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

14,325 58%

Mesa Public Schools

AZ

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

64,295 59%

Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools

TN

Personal days convert to sick days for accumulation.

85,120 71%

Miami-Dade County Public Schools

FL

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

357,579 72%

Milwaukee Public Schools

WI

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

75,749 67%

Minneapolis Public Schools

MN

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

36,645 63%

Mobile County Public Schools

AL

Personal days convert to sick days for accumulation.
or teachers may choose to be reimbursed for unused personal days at the end of each year at substitute daily rate

56,895 49%

Montgomery County Public Schools

MD

Yes
teachers may carry over two personal days, accumulating up to 5 total usable personal days. The remainder of unused personal days convert to accumulated sick leave.

156,380 35%

New Haven Public Schools

CT

Yes
up to four days

21,602 59%

New York City Department of Education

NY

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

957,480 70%

Newark Public Schools

NJ

Personal days convert to sick days for accumulation.
Three of the five personal days are eligible to roll over to sick days the following year if they are not utilized by the employee.

35,330 79%

Norfolk Public Schools

VA

Yes
can convert to sick leave for accumulation, or to additional personal leave for following year (1 day for 2 days accumulated)

32,148 67%

North East Independent School District

TX

Yes

67,779 46%

Northside Independent School District

TX

Yes
both state personal leave and local leave can be used for personal and sick leave, and both accumulate.

105,110 51%

Oakland Unified School District

CA

Personal days convert to sick days for accumulation.

48,949 74%

Oklahoma City Public Schools

OK

Personal days convert to sick days for accumulation.

40,823 84%

Omaha Public Schools

NE

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

51,966 74%

Orange County Public Schools

FL

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

196,951 65%

Orleans Parish Public Schools

LA

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

14,795 50%

Osceola County School District

FL

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

61,893 63%

Pasadena Independent School District

TX

Yes
both state personal leave and local leave carry over

56,019 76%

Pasco County Schools

FL

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

70,566 56%

Pinellas County Schools

FL

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

103,495 51%

Pittsburgh Public Schools

PA

Personal days convert to sick days for accumulation.

23,776 62%

Plano Independent School District

TX

Yes
both state personal leave days (which employees may use for sick and/or personal days) and local leave carry over

54,570 29%

Polk County Public Schools

FL

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

101,635 57%

Portland Public Schools, ME

ME

up to 3 personal days may convert to discretionary leave days if the teacher uses 4 or fewer sick days each year

6,829 55%

Portland Public Schools, OR

OR

No

46,439 39%

Prince George's County Public Schools

MD

Personal days convert to sick days for accumulation.

128,922 63%

Prince William County Public Schools

VA

Personal days convert to sick days for accumulation.

87,793 40%

Providence Public School District

RI

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

23,633 79%

Red Clay Consolidated School District

DE

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

15,846 43%

Richmond Public Schools

VA

Personal days convert to sick days for accumulation.

23,980 94%

Rochester City School District

NY

Personal days convert to sick days for accumulation.

28,636 85%

Sacramento City Unified School District

CA

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

46,529 71%

San Antonio Independent School District

TX

Yes
both state personal and local leave carry over

53,069 92%

San Bernardino City Unified School District

CA

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

53,092 89%

San Diego Unified School District

CA

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

129,034 61%

San Francisco Unified School District

CA

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

58,445 56%

San Juan Unified School District

CA

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

49,459 51%

Santa Ana Unified School District

CA

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

55,757 90%

School District of Lee County

FL

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

91,309 55%

School District of Palm Beach County

FL

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

189,322 59%

School District of Philadelphia

PA

Yes

131,295 100%

Seattle Public Schools

WA

Personal days convert to sick days for accumulation.

53,317 32%

Seminole County Public Schools

FL

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

66,996 48%

Shelby County Schools

TN

Personal days convert to sick days for accumulation.
A maximum of two days carries over in accordance with TCA 49-5-711.

112,020 82%

Sioux Falls School District

SD

Unused personal days are credited to teachers as sick leave.

24,109 47%

St. Louis Public Schools

MO

Unused personal days are credited to teachers as sick leave.

24,496 100%

St. Paul Public Schools

MN

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

37,646 70%

Toledo Public Schools

OH

No
personal days not used shall be compensated at the daily substitute rate

22,052 77%

Tucson Unified School District

AZ

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

47,842 66%

Tulsa Public Schools

OK

Personal days convert to sick days for accumulation.

39,455 85%

Virginia Beach City Public Schools

VA

Yes
up to 8 days (3 days if nontenured; 8 days if tenured)

69,777 37%

Volusia County Schools

FL

No because personal days are taken from sick leave.

62,928 64%

Wake County School District

NC

Yes
5 personal days may carry over, excess accumulated personal days convert to sick leave.

157,584 35%

Washoe County Public Schools

NV

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

66,504 47%

West Ada School District

ID

Yes
6 days may carry over to the 2018-2019 school year

37,449 22%

Wichita Public Schools

KS

Personal days are limited to 3-5 days per year regardless of how much temporary leave has been accumulated.

50,148 74%

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

NC

Yes
up to 5 days, in accordance with state law

54,984 60%
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Annual carry over of unused sick days

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Methodology for Annual carry over of unused sick days

Albuquerque Public Schools

NM

Yes

90,205 69%

Aldine Independent School District

TX

Yes

70,417 88%

Alpine School District

UT

Teachers with less than three years experience: yes; teachers with more than three years experience: issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

76,938 22%

Anchorage School District

AK

Yes

48,324 44%

Anne Arundel County Public Schools

MD

Yes

80,387 33%

Anoka-Hennepin School District

MN

Yes

38,016 33%

Arlington Independent School District

TX

Yes
local leave and state personal leave accumulates

63,210 69%

Atlanta Public Schools

GA

Yes

51,500 77%

Austin Independent School District

TX

Yes
both local sick and state personal leave days carry over

83,622 57%

Baltimore City Public School System

MD

Yes

83,666 87%

Baltimore County Public Schools

MD

Yes

111,138 47%

Billings Public Schools

MT

Yes

16,518 43%

Birmingham City Schools

AL

District acknowledges state law
district acknowledges AL code 16-1-18.1

24,693 63%

Bismarck Public Schools

ND

Yes

12,644 21%

Boston Public Schools

MA

Yes

53,530 68%

Brevard Public Schools

FL

Yes

72,703 50%

Bridgeport Public Schools

CT

Yes

21,015 96%

Broward County Public Schools

FL

Yes

269,098 61%

Brownsville Independent School District

TX

Yes

47,749 95%

Buffalo School District

NY

Yes

33,309 68%

Burlington School District

VT

Yes

3,957 45%

Capistrano Unified School District

CA

Yes

53,824 22%

Charleston County School District

SC

District acknowledges state law

48,084 45%

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

NC

Yes

146,211 61%

Cherry Creek School District

CO

Yes

54,730 29%

Chesterfield County Public Schools

VA

Yes

59,659 30%

Chicago Public Schools

IL

Yes

386,168 84%

Christina School District

DE

Yes
in accordance with state law (Title 14, Ch. 13, Sub-sect. 1318)

15,538 44%

Cincinnati Public Schools

OH

Yes

33,880 64%

Clark County School District

NV

Yes

325,990 64%

Clayton County Public Schools

GA

Yes

54,136 100%

Cleveland Metropolitan School District

OH

Yes

39,117 79%

Cobb County School District

GA

Yes

112,708 44%

Columbus City Schools

OH

Yes

50,028 81%

Conroe Independent School District

TX

Yes
state personal leave days (which employees may use for sick days) carry over

58,239 36%

Corona-Norco Unified School District

CA

Yes

53,313 45%

Cumberland County Schools

NC

Yes
in accordance with state law

51,187 65%

Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District

TX

Yes
both state personal leave and local leave accumulate without limit.

113,936 49%

Dallas Independent School District

TX

Yes
both state personal and local leave days carry over, in accordance with state law.

158,586 88%

Davis School District

UT

Yes

71,721 22%

Dayton Public Schools

OH

Yes
in accordance with state law (Revised Code of Ohio 3319.141)

13,846 92%

DeKalb County School District

GA

Yes

101,389 72%

Denver Public Schools

CO

Yes

90,235 68%

Des Moines Public Schools

IA

Yes

33,067 75%

Desoto County School District

MS

Yes

33,140 54%

Detroit Public Schools Community District

MI

Yes

45,795 73%

District of Columbia Public Schools

DC

Yes

47,670 77%

Douglas County School District

CO

Yes

66,896 12%

Duval County Public Schools

FL

Yes

128,335 49%

El Paso Independent School District

TX

Yes

60,047 70%

Elk Grove Unified School District

CA

Yes

62,533 55%

Fairfax County Public Schools

VA

Yes

185,807 27%

Fort Bend Independent School District

TX

Yes

73,115 34%

Fort Wayne Community Schools

IN

Yes

29,483 65%

Fort Worth Independent School District

TX

Yes
both local sick and state personal leave accumulate

87,080 76%

Fresno Unified School District

CA

Yes

73,440 86%

Frisco Independent School District

TX

Yes
both state personal leave and local leave accumulate

53,300 11%

Fulton County Schools

GA

Yes

95,641 47%

Garland Independent School District

TX

Yes
both local and state personal leave carry over

57,517 66%

Granite School District

UT

Probationary Teachers (non-tenured): yes; Contract Teachers (tenured): issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

70,100 57%

Greenville County Schools

SC

Yes

76,313 48%

Guilford County Schools

NC

Yes
in accordance with state law

73,151 65%

Gwinnett County Public Schools

GA

Yes

176,052 54%

Hartford Public Schools

CT

Yes

20,870 78%

Hawaii Department of Education

HI

Yes
in accordance with state law

181,995 50%

Henrico County Public Schools

VA

Yes

51,534 40%

Hillsborough County Public Schools

FL

Yes

211,923 59%

Houston Independent School District

TX

Yes
both state and local leave carry over

215,627 76%

Howard County Public School System

MD

Yes

54,870 21%

Indianapolis Public Schools

IN

Yes

29,583 71%

Jackson Public Schools

MS

Yes

28,019 100%

Jeffco Public Schools

CO

Yes

86,721 31%

Jefferson County Public Schools

KY

Yes

100,431 64%

Jefferson Parish Public School System

LA

Yes

48,389 76%

Jordan School District

UT

Yes

52,985 24%

Kanawha County Schools

WV

Yes

27,346 47%

Kansas City Public Schools, MO

MO

Yes

15,573 99%

Katy Independent School District

TX

Yes
both local sick and state personal carry over

72,952 28%

Klein Independent School District

TX

Yes
both local leave and state personal leave days accumulate

50,594 41%

Knox County Schools

TN

Yes

59,922 46%

Laramie County School District 1

WY

Yes

14,029 43%

Lewisville Independent School District

TX

Yes
both local leave and state personal leave days carry over

53,490 33%

Little Rock School District

AR

Yes

24,797 81%

Long Beach Unified School District

CA

Yes

77,565 66%

Los Angeles Unified School District

CA

Yes

634,827 79%

Loudoun County Public Schools

VA

Yes

76,202 17%

Manchester School District

NH

Yes

14,325 58%

Mesa Public Schools

AZ

Yes

64,295 59%

Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools

TN

Yes

85,120 71%

Miami-Dade County Public Schools

FL

Yes

357,579 72%

Milwaukee Public Schools

WI

Yes

75,749 67%

Minneapolis Public Schools

MN

Yes

36,645 63%

Mobile County Public Schools

AL

Yes

56,895 49%

Montgomery County Public Schools

MD

Yes

156,380 35%

New Haven Public Schools

CT

Yes

21,602 59%

New York City Department of Education

NY

Yes

957,480 70%

Newark Public Schools

NJ

Yes

35,330 79%

Norfolk Public Schools

VA

Yes

32,148 67%

North East Independent School District

TX

Yes

67,779 46%

Northside Independent School District

TX

Yes
both state personal leave and local leave can be used for personal and sick leave, and both accumulate.

105,110 51%

Oakland Unified School District

CA

Yes

48,949 74%

Oklahoma City Public Schools

OK

Yes

40,823 84%

Omaha Public Schools

NE

Yes

51,966 74%

Orange County Public Schools

FL

Yes

196,951 65%

Orleans Parish Public Schools

LA

Yes

14,795 50%

Osceola County School District

FL

Yes

61,893 63%

Pasadena Independent School District

TX

Yes
both state personal leave and local leave carry over

56,019 76%

Pasco County Schools

FL

Yes

70,566 56%

Pinellas County Schools

FL

Yes

103,495 51%

Pittsburgh Public Schools

PA

Yes

23,776 62%

Plano Independent School District

TX

Yes
state personal leave days (which employees may use for sick days) carry over; in accordance with state law

54,570 29%

Polk County Public Schools

FL

Yes

101,635 57%

Portland Public Schools, ME

ME

Yes

6,829 55%

Portland Public Schools, OR

OR

Yes

46,439 39%

Prince George's County Public Schools

MD

Yes

128,922 63%

Prince William County Public Schools

VA

Yes

87,793 40%

Providence Public School District

RI

Yes

23,633 79%

Red Clay Consolidated School District

DE

Yes
in accordance with Delaware State Law

15,846 43%

Richmond Public Schools

VA

Yes

23,980 94%

Rochester City School District

NY

Yes

28,636 85%

Sacramento City Unified School District

CA

Yes

46,529 71%

San Antonio Independent School District

TX

Yes
both state personal and local leave carry over

53,069 92%

San Bernardino City Unified School District

CA

Yes

53,092 89%

San Diego Unified School District

CA

Yes

129,034 61%

San Francisco Unified School District

CA

Yes

58,445 56%

San Juan Unified School District

CA

Yes

49,459 51%

Santa Ana Unified School District

CA

Yes

55,757 90%

School District of Lee County

FL

Yes

91,309 55%

School District of Palm Beach County

FL

Yes

189,322 59%

School District of Philadelphia

PA

Yes

131,295 100%

Seattle Public Schools

WA

Yes
in accordance with state law

53,317 32%

Seminole County Public Schools

FL

Yes

66,996 48%

Shelby County Schools

TN

Yes

112,020 82%

Sioux Falls School District

SD

Yes

24,109 47%

St. Louis Public Schools

MO

Yes

24,496 100%

St. Paul Public Schools

MN

Yes

37,646 70%

Toledo Public Schools

OH

Yes

22,052 77%

Tucson Unified School District

AZ

Yes

47,842 66%

Tulsa Public Schools

OK

Yes

39,455 85%

Virginia Beach City Public Schools

VA

Yes

69,777 37%

Volusia County Schools

FL

Yes

62,928 64%

Wake County School District

NC

Yes

157,584 35%

Washoe County Public Schools

NV

Yes

66,504 47%

West Ada School District

ID

Yes

37,449 22%

Wichita Public Schools

KS

Yes

50,148 74%

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

NC

Yes
in accordance with state law

54,984 60%
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Other types of paid leave in addition to sick, personal, and professional development leave

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Methodology for Other types of paid leave in addition to sick, personal, and professional development leave

Maternity/paternity/parental leave is included if the district offers this as its own paid leave (not as accumulated sick leave or Family and Medical Leave Act leave).

Albuquerque Public Schools

NM

Assault (20 days), bereavement (3-5 days), jurty duty, court appearance/subpoena, poitical leave for part-time non-salaried positions (number of days determined by superintendent), military (15 days),

90,205 69%

Aldine Independent School District

TX

jury duty, court subpoena, assault (2 years), military (15 days)

70,417 88%

Alpine School District

UT

Bereavement (3-5 days), jury duty, court subpoena

76,938 22%

Anchorage School District

AK

Military (16.5 days), legal leave, jury duty, court subpoena, civic leave

48,324 44%

Anne Arundel County Public Schools

MD

Jury duty, court subpoena, bereavement (5 days), early leave for summer school, injury on the job (60 days)

80,387 33%

Anoka-Hennepin School District

MN

Work-related injury, jury duty, court hearings, court subpoena, military (district acknowledges federal and state law)

38,016 33%

Arlington Independent School District

TX

assault leave (2 years), court subpoena/jury duty, military (15 days per fiscal year)

63,210 69%

Atlanta Public Schools

GA

bereavement for immediate family (3 days), bereavement for other family (1 day), National Guard duty (18 days per calendar year), jury duty/legal

51,500 77%

Austin Independent School District

TX

jury duty, court subpeona, short-term military (15 days), long-term military (state law)

83,622 57%

Baltimore City Public School System

MD

Communicable disease, job-related injury (1 year), bereavement of immediate family (4 days), bereavement of other family (1 day), active military (15 days), military physical examination (1 day), jury duty

83,666 87%

Baltimore County Public Schools

MD

Bereavement for immediate family (4-5 days); bereavement for a close relative (1-2); military training (15 days); active military duty in the organized militia; court-related leave

111,138 47%

Billings Public Schools

MT

Bereavement (5 days per occurrence), court order, jury duty, military leave (district acknowledges state law)

16,518 43%

Birmingham City Schools

AL

jury duty, court subpoena, military, hardship (20 days)

24,693 63%

Bismarck Public Schools

ND

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

12,644 21%

Boston Public Schools

MA

Workers compensation, death in family (1-5 days; 1 day for neice/nephew/aunt; 3 days for grandchild/grandparent; 5 days for death in immediate family), court, reserve duty(17 days)

53,530 68%

Brevard Public Schools

FL

Illness/injury in line of duty (10 days), jury duty, court subpoena, military leave (in accordance with state and federal laws)

72,703 50%

Bridgeport Public Schools

CT

Death in the immediate family (3 days); death of a near relative (1 day); jury duty; military duty

21,015 96%

Broward County Public Schools

FL

Ilness in the line of duty (35 days); jury duty/subpoena, military (17-30 days), declared emergency (10 days)

269,098 61%

Brownsville Independent School District

TX

assault (2 years), jury duty, military duty (15 days each fiscal year)

47,749 95%

Buffalo School District

NY

Jury duty, bereavement (5 days)

33,309 68%

Burlington School District

VT

Bereavement (3-5 days); jury duty; military (district acknowledges state law)

3,957 45%

Capistrano Unified School District

CA

quarantine, occupational accident or illness (90 days), bereavement of immediate family (3-5 days), jury duty /witness, military (30 days)

53,824 22%

Charleston County School District

SC

Military (15 days), jury duty, court subpoena

48,084 45%

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

NC

Parental involvement in schools (1 day); Involvement in school of a child for whom teacher is standing "in loco parentis" (4 hours); extended sick leave (20 days); military leave (15 days); civil responsibility leave; jury duty & court attendance, contagious disease, episode of violence

146,211 61%

Cherry Creek School District

CO

Jury duty, court subpoena, assault/battery leave, public office leave, physical exam leave

54,730 29%

Chesterfield County Public Schools

VA

elected official/civic leave (15 days per fiscal year); jury duty; court subpoena; military training (15 days)

59,659 30%

Chicago Public Schools

IL

Bereavement (5 days)

386,168 84%

Christina School District

DE

jury duty, court subpoena on behalf of the district, bereavement-immediate family (5 days), bereavement-other family (1 day [day of funeral])

15,538 44%

Cincinnati Public Schools

OH

Military (31 days), jury duty or subpoenaed court appearance, assault (45 days), civil disturbance

33,880 64%

Clark County School District

NV

Military (10 days for local emergency situations, 15 days active duty), jury duty, court subpoena

325,990 64%

Clayton County Public Schools

GA

jury duty; military leave duty (18 days); military leave during times of emergency (30 days)

54,136 100%

Cleveland Metropolitan School District

OH

Assault (3-6 months); jury duty; PTA delegation; military

39,117 79%

Cobb County School District

GA

Jury duty, court subpoena, military (18 days)

112,708 44%

Columbus City Schools

OH

Assault leave (40 days), jury duty

50,028 81%

Conroe Independent School District

TX

assault (2 years), jury duty, court appearances/subpoenas, military (15 days)

58,239 36%

Corona-Norco Unified School District

CA

Bereavement (5-10 days), quarantine, industrial accident/illness (60 days), jury duty, subpoena

53,313 45%

Cumberland County Schools

NC

Petty leave (generally less than 1 hour); Military (15 days); Community responsibility (to represent school at a funeral of a school child or his parent); jury duty; court subpoena; episode of violence ; contagious disease

51,187 65%

Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District

TX

Short-term military (15 days), jury duty, court subpoena, physical assault (2 years maximum)

113,936 49%

Dallas Independent School District

TX

Bereavement (3 days), emergency (3 days), short-term military (15 days), assault leave (2 years), jury duty, court subpeona, wartime military service (1 year)

158,586 88%

Davis School District

UT

Legislative leave for elected Senate or House of Representative members; military leave for reserve training (15 days a year); jury duty; court subpoena; funerals & civic programs as a speaker, chairperson, musician, etc.

71,721 22%

Dayton Public Schools

OH

Jury duty, military reserve duty (31 days), funeral-immediate family (3 days); funeral - other relative (1 days); assault (45 days)

13,846 92%

DeKalb County School District

GA

jury duty, military (18-30 days)

101,389 72%

Denver Public Schools

CO

Legal proceedings connected to teacher's employment (time not specified)

90,235 68%

Des Moines Public Schools

IA

Bereavement-immediate family (5 days), jury duty, military reserve training (30 days)

33,067 75%

Desoto County School District

MS

Jury/witness duty, military duty (15 days)

33,140 54%

Detroit Public Schools Community District

MI

Jury duty, childhood diseases (5 days), lice or ringworm (3 days)

45,795 73%

District of Columbia Public Schools

DC

Bereavement (4 days); injury in line of duty; jury/witness

47,670 77%

Douglas County School District

CO

bereavement (5 days), jury duty, work-related court appearances

66,896 12%

Duval County Public Schools

FL

Illness/injury on the job (7 days); jury duty; court subpoena; military (14 days); 1 year partially paid sabbatical leave (60% salary); assigned duty elsewhere; Bereavement (2 days)

128,335 49%

El Paso Independent School District

TX

assault leave, court subpoena, jury duty, military (15 days) in accordance with state law

60,047 70%

Elk Grove Unified School District

CA

bereavement (3-5 days), jury and legal

62,533 55%

Fairfax County Public Schools

VA

Military (15 days); election officers in federal, state, or local elections

185,807 27%

Fort Bend Independent School District

TX

assault, jury duty, court appearances, military service (15 days a year), catastrophic leave (30 days annually if on FML, maximum 60 days a lifetime)

73,115 34%

Fort Wayne Community Schools

IN

Parental leave (5 days, if ineligible for paid sick and/or personal business days), bereavement immediate family (5 days), bereavement other family (3 days), jury duty, court subpoena, workers compensation, military training (15 days)

29,483 65%

Fort Worth Independent School District

TX

assualt (2 years), bereavement (2 days), court appearances/subpoena, jury duty, short-term military (15 days)

87,080 76%

Fresno Unified School District

CA

Bereavement (3-5 days), court summons with no misconduct by teacher, jury duty

73,440 86%

Frisco Independent School District

TX

jury duty, court subpoena, assault leave (2 years)

53,300 11%

Fulton County Schools

GA

bereavement of immediate family (4 days), bereavement of other family (2 days), jury duty, court subpoena when requested by School Board's attorney, ordered military duty (18 days), National Guard active duty (30 days)

95,641 47%

Garland Independent School District

TX

military (15 days), assault leave, jury duty, court subpoena in accordance with state law

57,517 66%

Granite School District

UT

Military (15 days), jury duty (10 days in any two consecutive years), court subpoena

70,100 57%

Greenville County Schools

SC

Bereavement (3 days), military (45 days), mandatory court appearances

76,313 48%

Guilford County Schools

NC

Episode of violence leave; bonus vacation leave in 2017-2018 (3 days); military training (15 days a year); community responsibility leave (e.g. funeral of a student); jury duty & court attendance duty, contagious disease,

73,151 65%

Gwinnett County Public Schools

GA

jury duty, court subpoena, military (18 days, in accordance with Georgia Code § 38-2-279)

176,052 54%

Hartford Public Schools

CT

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

20,870 78%

Hawaii Department of Education

HI

Jury/witness duty; military (15 days per calendar year), death or critical illness of immediate family (3-10 days), funeral (1 day), quarantine, disaster, PTA Convention for officers, in accordance with state law

181,995 50%

Henrico County Public Schools

VA

bereavement (3 days), military (15 days), civil leave

51,534 40%

Hillsborough County Public Schools

FL

Illness/accident in the line of duty (10 days), jury duty, court subpoena, military-reserve active training (17 days), military-reserve called to service (30 days)

211,923 59%

Houston Independent School District

TX

Bereavement (3 days), assualt, jury duty, court subpeona, military (15 days), professional consultation (dispute resolution meetings)

215,627 76%

Howard County Public School System

MD

Bereavement for immediate family (5 days), bereavement for extended family (2 days), jury duty, court subpoena, temporary military service(15 days)

54,870 21%

Indianapolis Public Schools

IN

Bereavement for immediate family (5 days); bereavement for extended family (1 day); jury duty

29,583 71%

Jackson Public Schools

MS

Bereavement for immediate family (5 days for each death); bereavement for extended family (2 days); military researve training (15 days); jury duty

28,019 100%

Jeffco Public Schools

CO

Military (district acknowledges federal and state law), jury duty, court subpoena

86,721 31%

Jefferson County Public Schools

KY

Emergency: bereavement or natural disaster (2 days), jury duty, court appearance related to employment, military (15 working days)

100,431 64%

Jefferson Parish Public School System

LA

Bereavement (3-4 days), assault leave, injury from physical contact with a student (1 year), jury duty, court subpoena, military (15 days)

48,389 76%

Jordan School District

UT

bereavement (3-10 days), military (30 days), jury duty

52,985 24%

Kanawha County Schools

WV

Jury duty/subpoena, military leave (30 days)

27,346 47%

Kansas City Public Schools, MO

MO

Bereavement (3 days), assault on duty (3 days), jury duty

15,573 99%

Katy Independent School District

TX

assault leave (2 years), court subpoena, jury duty, court subpoena, military (15 days)

72,952 28%

Klein Independent School District

TX

assault leave (2 years), jury duty, court subpoena, military (15 days)

50,594 41%

Knox County Schools

TN

Jury duty, military reserve duty/training (20 days), military active state duty (unlimited), legislative leave for elected state/local law-making bodies to attend official sessions or meetings (2 days a month [20 days per year]), bereavement (10 days)

59,922 46%

Laramie County School District 1

WY

on-the-job injury (20 days), bereavement (5 days), court appearance/jury duty, military training (15 days per year)

14,029 43%

Lewisville Independent School District

TX

assault leave, jury duty, court subpoena, military (15 days)

53,490 33%

Little Rock School District

AR

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

24,797 81%

Long Beach Unified School District

CA

bereavement (3-5 days), judicial (jury duty, court subpoena), industrial injury and illness leave (60 days)

77,565 66%

Los Angeles Unified School District

CA

bereavement (3-5 days), injury-on-job (60 days), government order leaves (commissions, military, witness, jury service)

634,827 79%

Loudoun County Public Schools

VA

jury duty, court subpoena, military (district acknowledges state law)

76,202 17%

Manchester School District

NH

bereavement-immediate family (5 days), bereavement-other relatives (1 day), military reserve training (10 days), jury duty

14,325 58%

Mesa Public Schools

AZ

Jury duty, court subpoena, military active duty or training (30 days in any two consecutive years), assault (12 months)

64,295 59%

Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools

TN

Bereavement (4 days), quarantine, court/jury duty, injury on duty, military (20 days)

85,120 71%

Miami-Dade County Public Schools

FL

Military leave (17 days), jury duty, court subpoena, military physical examination, discretionary leave for medical/dental exams (2 hours)

357,579 72%

Milwaukee Public Schools

WI

bereavement of immediate family (3 days), bereavement of non-immediate family (1 day), jury duty, military leave (district acknowledges state law)

75,749 67%

Minneapolis Public Schools

MN

death in family (5 days per event, 20 days per contract period), quarantine (7 days), jury service, court subpoena (1 day), military reserve training (15 days), National Guard active duty (29 days), service on board or commission, election judges (2 days)

36,645 63%

Mobile County Public Schools

AL

military (21 days), emergency, legal (jury duty, court subpeona, testify as a witness)

56,895 49%

Montgomery County Public Schools

MD

Workers' compensation (up to 1 year); hospital stay after a birth (2 days); military training (15 days); bereavement-immediate family (5 days)/other relatives (2 days); jury or witness duty

156,380 35%

New Haven Public Schools

CT

Military, bereavement (5 days for immediate family, 1 day for aunts/uncles), quarantine, subpoenaed court appearances

21,602 59%

New York City Department of Education

NY

military (30 days), jury duty

957,480 70%

Newark Public Schools

NJ

Bereavement of immediate family (5 days), court subpoena, quarantine, military reserve duty (90 days)

35,330 79%

Norfolk Public Schools

VA

Bereavement of immediate family (5 days), bereavement of other family (3 days) jury duty, witness in court, military leave special or temporary active duty, quarantine

32,148 67%

North East Independent School District

TX

assault leave (2 years), court subpoena, jury duty

67,779 46%

Northside Independent School District

TX

Court appearances, assault (district acknowledges state law)

105,110 51%

Oakland Unified School District

CA

occupational (60 days), military active duty (30 days), military temporary duty (30 days), funeral for immediate family (3-5 days), funeral for close relations (1 day), jury duty

48,949 74%

Oklahoma City Public Schools

OK

Job-incurred disability (3 days per injury; 10 days per year), bereavement of immediate family (5 days), jury duty, court subpoena, military (in accordance with state law)

40,823 84%

Omaha Public Schools

NE

Bereavement of immediate family (4-5 days), bereavement of a near relative (1-2 days)

51,966 74%

Orange County Public Schools

FL

Illness/injury in line of duty (10 days), jury duty, court subpoena, political leave for elected public officials to conduct official business (5 days), short-term military for active duty or training (17 days), long-term military (30 days)

196,951 65%

Orleans Parish Public Schools

LA

military active duty, military during national emergency (26 weeks), military reserve/National Guard (15 days), bereavement (2-3 days), jury duty, court subpoena, assault or battery, injury from physical contact with student (1 year)

14,795 50%

Osceola County School District

FL

Illness-in-line-of-duty (10 days), jury duty, court subpoena

61,893 63%

Pasadena Independent School District

TX

assault leave (2 years), jury duty, court subpoena, military training or order (15 days), military active duty (district acknowledges government code 437.202(a)) in accordance with state law; in accordance with state law

56,019 76%

Pasco County Schools

FL

Illness-in-the-line of duty (10 days), jury duty, court subpoena

70,566 56%

Pinellas County Schools

FL

military (17-30 days paid, in accordance with the provisions of Section 250.48 of the Florida Statutes); illness in the line of duty (10 days, in accordance with Section 1012.63 of the Florida Statutes; jury duty/court subpoena (15 days)

103,495 51%

Pittsburgh Public Schools

PA

quarantine, diseases contracted from children, bereavement ( up to 4 days depending on degree of relative), jury duty or subpoenaed court appearance, assault on duty or worker's compensation leave

23,776 62%

Plano Independent School District

TX

assault leave (2 years), court subpoena, jury duty; in accordance with state law

54,570 29%

Polk County Public Schools

FL

Bereavement (2 days); Illness/injury in line of duty (10 days); jury duty; court subpoena; National Guard and reserve training (17 days); military, in accordance with Florida Statutes §1012.66

101,635 57%

Portland Public Schools, ME

ME

bereavement (3-10 days), legal proceedings, jury duty, military (13 days [17 calendar days])

6,829 55%

Portland Public Schools, OR

OR

Injury on duty (180 days),quarantine (non-ill); bereavement for death in an immediate family (4-6 days), jury duty, mandatory court appearances

46,439 39%

Prince George's County Public Schools

MD

Court witness (2 days), jury duty, bereavement (2-4 days), military (15 days), worker's compensation for accident in line of duty (90 days)

128,922 63%

Prince William County Public Schools

VA

Military (15 days), jury duty, subpoenas (3 days), job-related legal proceedings, elected official leave (3 days)

87,793 40%

Providence Public School District

RI

quarantine, bereavement (1-5 days), reserve or national guard active military (20 days), government tests (2 days), court service

23,633 79%

Red Clay Consolidated School District

DE

Jury duty, court subpoena; in accordance with DE State Law: bereavement of immediate family (5 days), bereavement of near relative (1 day), military (2 years), participation on an United States Team for the Olympics (90 days)

15,846 43%

Richmond Public Schools

VA

Bereavement (3-5 days), worker's comp (6 months), military (15 days), National Guard, jury duty, court subpoena.

23,980 94%

Rochester City School District

NY

death in immediate family (5 days per incident); death of relatives in household (3 days); death of relatives out of household (1 day); jury/witness duty; military service (2 days); reserve military duty (2 weeks); quarantine

28,636 85%

Sacramento City Unified School District

CA

Quarantine (non-ill teachers only), bereavement (4-5 days), military (30 days), jury duty/subpoena, industrial accident and illness leave (60 days), religious (3 days)

46,529 71%

San Antonio Independent School District

TX

assault (2 years), court subpoena, jury duty, military (15 days)

53,069 92%

San Bernardino City Unified School District

CA

industrial accident and illness leave (60 days per incident), bereavement of immediate family (3-5 days), jury duty, court subpoena, military (district acknowledges the Military and Veteran's Code), critical illness in the family (3 days)

53,092 89%

San Diego Unified School District

CA

paternity & adoption leave (1 day), bereavement (5 days), jury duty, absence on district business

129,034 61%

San Francisco Unified School District

CA

Industrial accident leave (6 months), jury duty, court order, military (18 days), bereavement for immediate family (3-5 days), bereavement for "other" (1 -3 days), medical exam required by district

58,445 56%

San Juan Unified School District

CA

Terminal illness (12 calendar months), bereavement (3-5 days), military (district acknowledges the Military and Veterans Code), quarantine, court witness, jury duty (unlimited), industrial accident & health (60 days)

49,459 51%

Santa Ana Unified School District

CA

bereavement (3-5 days per occurrence), jury duty (unlimited), court subpoena (unlimited), industrial accident or illness (60 days)

55,757 90%

School District of Lee County

FL

Injury or illness in-line-of-duty (10 work days), military (district acknowledges state law), jury duty, witness leave, temporary duty leave

91,309 55%

School District of Palm Beach County

FL

Illness/injury in the line of duty (10-20 days), witness/jury duty, temporary military (17 days), quarantine

189,322 59%

School District of Philadelphia

PA

Military (15 days), teacher's graduation, bereavement (5 days-parent, child, spouse; 3 days-grandchild or resident of household; 1 day-aunt, uncle, 1st cousin),court appearances for school-connected cases, jury duty

131,295 100%

Seattle Public Schools

WA

Injury on duty (60 days), bereavement (3-5 days), appearance at legislative hearing (1 day), jury duty, court subpoena, adoption leave (10 days), military (15 days)

53,317 32%

Seminole County Public Schools

FL

Illness in the line of duty (10 days), military training (17 days), military active duty (240 working hours per school fiscal year), jury duty, court subpoena

66,996 48%

Shelby County Schools

TN

Military (20 days), jury duty, court subpoena

112,020 82%

Sioux Falls School District

SD

Bereavement (3 days), court and jury duty, military leave (15 days)

24,109 47%

St. Louis Public Schools

MO

bereavement for immediate family (3 days), bereavement for close family (2 days), bereavement for distant family (1 day), jury duty, military reserve training (15 days)

24,496 100%

St. Paul Public Schools

MN

Quarantine (10 days), bereavement (1-5 days), court case, jury duty, school-related injuries (5 days), military leave (15 days), military family leave (5 days), citizenship leave (3 days)

37,646 70%

Toledo Public Schools

OH

Paternity or adoption leave (3 days), fire damage to home (5 days), injury in line of duty (10 days), jury/court duty, death in immediate family (3-5 days), funeral of a non-family member, family illness or injury (5 days), (assault (45 days), military/reserves (31 days)

22,052 77%

Tucson Unified School District

AZ

Special bereavement leave to attend student or faculty funeral, jury duty, court subpoena, military training (30 days in any two consecutive years)

47,842 66%

Tulsa Public Schools

OK

Bereavement of immediate family (5 days), funeral of colleague or colleague's family, jury duty, legal proceedings, emergency (5 days), extended military leave for active duty (30 days), legal proceedings

39,455 85%

Virginia Beach City Public Schools

VA

Funeral (3 days, 2 additional available upon request), military (15 days), physical exam for military (8 hrs.), jury duty/court witness

69,777 37%

Volusia County Schools

FL

legislative leave to attend committee meetings & lobbying; active military (1 year, in accordance with state law); military reserve training (17 days); illness-in-the-line-of-duty (10 days), temporary duty (jury duty, court subpoena, district rep.)

62,928 64%

Wake County School District

NC

Court attendance for school business, court attendance by subpoena, jury duty, military leave (15 days a year), community responsibility (to attend funeral of student/parent); episode of violence, contagious disease

157,584 35%

Washoe County Public Schools

NV

military (30 days), jury duty, school business

66,504 47%

West Ada School District

ID

Bereavement (5 days for each death), jury duty, court subpoena, adoption leave (10 days)

37,449 22%

Wichita Public Schools

KS

Jury duty, court subpoena, joint study - work on a committee jointly sponsored by board and association, school business, natural disaster

50,148 74%

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

NC

Jury duty, court attendance/subpoena, military (15 days), episode of violence, contagious disease,community responsibility (for example, leave to attend funeral of a student or his/her parent),

54,984 60%
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Number of paid general leave days (sick, personal, other days used for personal reasons) per year

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Methodology for Number of paid general leave days (sick, personal, other days used for personal reasons) per year

"Other days used for personal reasons" includes leave for imminent death/critically ill family member, weddings, religious observance, bereavement of non-family members, graduation ceremonies, visiting son/daughter's school, and voting. These "other days" DO NOT include leave for bereavement for family members, quarantine, natural disaster, injury/illness on job, or emergency days for disasters or unforeseen circumstances. Leave calculations assume a 10-month work-year.

Albuquerque Public Schools

NM

11 (10 sick; 1 personal)

90,205 69%

Aldine Independent School District

TX

12 (7 sick; 5 personal)

70,417 88%

Alpine School District

UT

Teachers with less than 3 years experience: 9 (7 sick; 1 personal, 1 bereavement for a personal friend); Teachers with 3+ years experience: 182 or 23 (180 or 21 sick [see footnote]; 1 bereavement for a personal friend, 1 personal)

76,938 22%

Anchorage School District

AK

18.3 (13.3 sick; 5 personal)

48,324 44%

Anne Arundel County Public Schools

MD

17 (11 sick; 2 personal; 3 religious observance days; 1 day to be awarded a graduate degree)

80,387 33%

Anoka-Hennepin School District

MN

12 (12 sick days, 3-4 of which can be used as personal days)

38,016 33%

Arlington Independent School District

TX

10-15 (5 state personal leave days, 5-10 local personal leave days)

63,210 69%

Atlanta Public Schools

GA

12.5 (12.5 sick days, 3 of which can be used as personal days)

51,500 77%

Austin Independent School District

TX

9 (4 local sick; 5 state personal)

83,622 57%

Baltimore City Public School System

MD

13 or 18 (10 or 15 sick, 3 of which can be used for personal reasons; 1 additional personal day; 1 day for graduation exercises for employee; 1 day for graduation exercises of employee's spouse or child)

83,666 87%

Baltimore County Public Schools

MD

15-20 (10-15 sick; 3 urgent personal business; 2 religious observance days)

111,138 47%

Billings Public Schools

MT

15 (12 discretionary leave [may be used as either sick and/or personal]; 3 critical family illness leave days)

16,518 43%

Birmingham City Schools

AL

2 personal plus sick (district acknowledges AL code 16-1-18.1 for sick leave days; 2 personal)

24,693 63%

Bismarck Public Schools

ND

14-16 (12 sick; 2-4 personal)

12,644 21%

Boston Public Schools

MA

21 (15 sick; 4 personal; 2 religious leave days)

53,530 68%

Brevard Public Schools

FL

10 (10 sick days, 6 of which can be used as personal days)

72,703 50%

Bridgeport Public Schools

CT

19-24 (15-20 sick; 4 personal)

21,015 96%

Broward County Public Schools

FL

10 (10 sick days, 6 of which can be used as personal days)

269,098 61%

Brownsville Independent School District

TX

11 (6 sick; 5 personal [in accordance with state law])

47,749 95%

Buffalo School District

NY

17 (12 sick, 5 personal)

33,309 68%

Burlington School District

VT

24 (20 sick, 4 personal)

3,957 45%

Capistrano Unified School District

CA

10 (10 sick, 10 of which may be used for personal reasons)

53,824 22%

Charleston County School District

SC

15 (12 sick; 3 personal); in accordance with state law

48,084 45%

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

NC

24-34 (10 sick, 2 personal [fully paid if days fall on a teacher workday], 12-22 annual vacation leave)

146,211 61%

Cherry Creek School District

CO

13.3 (10.3 sick, 3 personal)

54,730 29%

Chesterfield County Public Schools

VA

12 (10 sick, 2 personal)

59,659 30%

Chicago Public Schools

IL

14 - 16 (10 sick [teachers w/ 13+ yrs. experience on step 13 of salary schedule - 1 additional day, w/18+ yrs. experience and on step 14 - 2 additional days]; 3 personal; 1 graduation of employee)

386,168 84%

Christina School District

DE

10 (10 sick days, 3 of which can be used as personal days), in accordance with state law (Title 14, Ch. 13, Sub-sect. 1318)

15,538 44%

Cincinnati Public Schools

OH

15.5 (12.5 sick in accordance with ORC 3319.141; 3 personal)

33,880 64%

Clark County School District

NV

15-19 (15 sick days, 1 of which can be used as a universal/personal day; 0-4 earned personal leave)

325,990 64%

Clayton County Public Schools

GA

12.5 (12.5 sick, 3 of which may be used for personal reasons)

54,136 100%

Cleveland Metropolitan School District

OH

21 (18 sick [3 of which may be used as unrestricted special privilege leave days], 3 special privilege to be used for personal reasons)

39,117 79%

Cobb County School District

GA

12.5 (12.5 sick days, 3-4 of which can be used as personal days)

112,708 44%

Columbus City Schools

OH

20 (15 sick; 2 personal; 3 religious holiday leave days)

50,028 81%

Conroe Independent School District

TX

7 (5 state personal [sick], 2 local personal)

58,239 36%

Corona-Norco Unified School District

CA

9.99 (9.99 sick, all of which may be used for personal necessity in accordance with Education Code Section 44981 [up to a maximum of 10 days])

53,313 45%

Cumberland County Schools

NC

24-34 (10 sick, 2 personal [fully paid if days fall on a teacher workday], 12-22 annual vacation leave)

51,187 65%

Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District

TX

10 (5 state personal, 5 local)

113,936 49%

Dallas Independent School District

TX

10 (5 local, 5 state personal), in accordance with state law

158,586 88%

Davis School District

UT

9-13 (7-10 sick [7 sick days for teachers first 3 years of employment, 10 sick days for succeeding years], 2-3 personal [teachers with 15 years or more experience get 3 personal days])

71,721 22%

Dayton Public Schools

OH

19 (15 sick; 4 personal)

13,846 92%

DeKalb County School District

GA

12.5 (12.5 sick [in accordance with state law]; 3 personal taken from sick leave)

101,389 72%

Denver Public Schools

CO

14 (10 sick; 4 personal)

90,235 68%

Des Moines Public Schools

IA

18+ (15 sick; 1 for funeral of close friend; 2 personal, religious holidays [number of days not specified])

33,067 75%

Desoto County School District

MS

9 days (7 sick; 2 personal)

33,140 54%

Detroit Public Schools Community District

MI

10-12 (10-12 sick, 2 of which may be used as personal days)

45,795 73%

District of Columbia Public Schools

DC

12 (12 sick days, 4 of which can be used as personal days)

47,670 77%

Douglas County School District

CO

11.25 (9.25 sick; 2 personal)

66,896 12%

Duval County Public Schools

FL

10 (10 sick days, 6 personal days taken from accrued sick leave)

128,335 49%

El Paso Independent School District

TX

13 (8 local sick, 5 state personal)

60,047 70%

Elk Grove Unified School District

CA

10 (10 sick, 10 of which can be used for personal reasons)

62,533 55%

Fairfax County Public Schools

VA

11 (11 sick days, 5 of which can be used as personal days)

185,807 27%

Fort Bend Independent School District

TX

10 (5 local sick days, 5 state personal leave days)

73,115 34%

Fort Wayne Community Schools

IN

15 (10 sick [or 80 hours], 2 personal [or 16 hours], 3 illness for immediate family [or 24 hours])

29,483 65%

Fort Worth Independent School District

TX

10 (5 local leave, 5 state leave in accordance with state law)

87,080 76%

Fresno Unified School District

CA

10 (10 sick days, 2 of which can be used for personal business, 10 of which may be used for "personal necessity", limited to the following: religious holiday (up to 3 days), death in immediate family, attendance at a funeral of a close relative, accidents involving property or person, court appearances or litigation, family illness, paternity leave, involvement in child's activity (4 hrs)

73,440 86%

Frisco Independent School District

TX

10 (5 local, 5 state personal)

53,300 11%

Fulton County Schools

GA

15-20 (15-20 sick days, 3-5 of which can be used as personal days)

95,641 47%

Garland Independent School District

TX

7 (2 local leave [sick], 5 state personal)

57,517 66%

Granite School District

UT

14 (10 sick; 4 personal)

70,100 57%

Greenville County Schools

SC

15 (15 sick days, 2 of which may be taken for personal reasons)

76,313 48%

Guilford County Schools

NC

24-34 (10 sick, 2 personal [fully paid if days fall on a teacher workday], 12-22 annual vacation leave)

73,151 65%

Gwinnett County Public Schools

GA

12.5 (12.5 sick days; 3 accumulated sick days may be used as personal leave)

176,052 54%

Hartford Public Schools

CT

25 (20 sick; 5 personal, which are deducted from sick leave or are additional days if no sick leave is left)

20,870 78%

Hawaii Department of Education

HI

18+ (18 sick, in accordance with state law; 6 of which may be used for personal/professional reasons; absence during part of the school day for illness [after being on-site for 3 hours])

181,995 50%

Henrico County Public Schools

VA

12 (10 sick, 2 personal)

51,534 40%

Hillsborough County Public Schools

FL

10 (10 sick days, 6 of which can be used as personal days)

211,923 59%

Houston Independent School District

TX

10 (5 local leave, 5 state leave), in accordance with state law

215,627 76%

Howard County Public School System

MD

13 (10 sick, 3 personal)

54,870 21%

Indianapolis Public Schools

IN

77-91 hours (56-70 hours sick; 21 hours personal)

29,583 71%

Jackson Public Schools

MS

12 (5.5 - 10 sick leave; 2 - 6.5 personal [1 personal day is specified for "birthday"])

28,019 100%

Jeffco Public Schools

CO

11 (9 sick; 2 personal)

86,721 31%

Jefferson County Public Schools

KY

13 (10 sick; 3 personal)

100,431 64%

Jefferson Parish Public School System

LA

10 (10 sick, 2 personal taken from sick leave)

48,389 76%

Jordan School District

UT

12-15 (10-13 sick, 2 personal)

52,985 24%

Kanawha County Schools

WV

15 (15 sick days, 3 of which can be used for personal reasons)

27,346 47%

Kansas City Public Schools, MO

MO

13.25 (13 paid time off days [sick and personal]; 0.25 (2 hrs.) days for child's parent/teacher conferences)

15,573 99%

Katy Independent School District

TX

10 (5 local sick, 5 state personal)

72,952 28%

Klein Independent School District

TX

10 (5 state personal leave days, 5 local personal leave days)

50,594 41%

Knox County Schools

TN

14 (10 sick, 2 personal, 2 religious)

59,922 46%

Laramie County School District 1

WY

12 (12 sick days, 2 of which can be used for personal reasons)

14,029 43%

Lewisville Independent School District

TX

8 (5 state personal, 3 local)

53,490 33%

Little Rock School District

AR

12.5 (10 sick; 2 personal; 0.5 general leave)

24,797 81%

Long Beach Unified School District

CA

12.4 (10.4 sick days, 7 of which can be used as personal days; 2 imminent death leave days)

77,565 66%

Los Angeles Unified School District

CA

10 (10 sick days, 6 of which can be used as personal days)

634,827 79%

Loudoun County Public Schools

VA

13 (10 sick, 3 personal)

76,202 17%

Manchester School District

NH

17 (15 sick, 2 personal)

14,325 58%

Mesa Public Schools

AZ

11.4 (11 sick days, 3 of which may be used as personal days; 0.4 voting leave [3 hours of an 8 hour work day])

64,295 59%

Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools

TN

14-15+ (10 sick; 2-3 personal; 2 religious days; voting leave [amount of time not specified])

85,120 71%

Miami-Dade County Public Schools

FL

10.25 (10 sick, 6 of which can be used as personal days; 0.13-0.25 [1-2 hours] days for voting)

357,579 72%

Milwaukee Public Schools

WI

12.5 (12.5 sick days, 4 of which can be used as personal days)

75,749 67%

Minneapolis Public Schools

MN

15-30 (10 sick, 3 of which can be used as personal days; 5-20 critical illness in the family)

36,645 63%

Mobile County Public Schools

AL

12 (10 sick, 2 personal)

56,895 49%

Montgomery County Public Schools

MD

13 (10 sick; 3 personal)

156,380 35%

New Haven Public Schools

CT

17 (15 sick; 2 personal)

21,602 59%

New York City Department of Education

NY

10+ (10 sick, plus days for illness due to children's diseases & allergic reaction from a skin test [see footnote], 3 of which can be used for personal business)

957,480 70%

Newark Public Schools

NJ

17 days (12 sick; 5 personal)

35,330 79%

Norfolk Public Schools

VA

13.2 (10 sick; 3 personal; 0.2 leave for parent teacher conferences)

32,148 67%

North East Independent School District

TX

12 (5 state personal, 7 local sick)

67,779 46%

Northside Independent School District

TX

12 (7 local, 5 state personal), in accordance with state law

105,110 51%

Oakland Unified School District

CA

15 (10 sick; 5 personal)

48,949 74%

Oklahoma City Public Schools

OK

13.3 (10 sick; 3 personal; 0.3 general leave [2 hours] )

40,823 84%

Omaha Public Schools

NE

12 (10 sick; 2 personal)

51,966 74%

Orange County Public Schools

FL

10 (10 sick, 6 of which may be used for personal reasons)

196,951 65%

Orleans Parish Public Schools

LA

10 (10 sick days, 2 of which can be used for personal reasons)

14,795 50%

Osceola County School District

FL

10 (10 sick, 6 of which may be used for personal reasons)

61,893 63%

Pasadena Independent School District

TX

10 (5 state personal, 5 local leave)

56,019 76%

Pasco County Schools

FL

10 (10 sick, 6 of which may be used for personal reasons)

70,566 56%

Pinellas County Schools

FL

10 (10 sick days, 4 of which can be used as personal days; voting leave [if the teacher has no student responsibilities; amount of time not specified])

103,495 51%

Pittsburgh Public Schools

PA

12-14 (12 sick; 0-2 personal)

23,776 62%

Plano Independent School District

TX

10 (5 state personal leave [sick], 5 local leave)

54,570 29%

Polk County Public Schools

FL

10 (10 sick days, 6 accumulated sick days may be used as personal days)

101,635 57%

Portland Public Schools, ME

ME

17 (15 sick, 3 of which may be used for personal reasons; 1 day family educational event; 1 day for a graduation)

6,829 55%

Portland Public Schools, OR

OR

19.33 - 20.33 (10 sick; 3 personal; 5.33 illness in family; 1-2 days for funeral or memorial service of friend or relative)

46,439 39%

Prince George's County Public Schools

MD

14-19 (10-15 sick; 4 personal)

128,922 63%

Prince William County Public Schools

VA

15 (12 sick, 3 personal)

87,793 40%

Providence Public School District

RI

15-22 (8-15 sick; 2 personal; 3 religious; 2 wedding [of employee])

23,633 79%

Red Clay Consolidated School District

DE

10 (10 sick, 3 of which may be use for personal reasons); in accordance with Delaware State Law

15,846 43%

Richmond Public Schools

VA

13 (10 sick; 3 personal)

23,980 94%

Rochester City School District

NY

13 (10 sick days; 2 personal days; 1 day for graduation of teacher, spouse, or child)

28,636 85%

Sacramento City Unified School District

CA

16 (10 sick days, 9 of which can be used for personal reasons; 3 sudden illness days of immediate family; 3 imminent death leave days of immediate family)

46,529 71%

San Antonio Independent School District

TX

10 (5 local sick, 5 state personal)

53,069 92%

San Bernardino City Unified School District

CA

10 (10 sick, 7 of which may be used for personal reasons)

53,092 89%

San Diego Unified School District

CA

10.3 (10 sick, 8 of which can be used for personal necessity [5 for personal/family responsibility] and 3 for personal business; 0.3 [2 hours] for personal business)

129,034 61%

San Francisco Unified School District

CA

10 (10 sick days, 7 personal taken from sick leave)

58,445 56%

San Juan Unified School District

CA

13 (10 sick, 10 of which may be used for personal reasons, 3 critical illness/injury for immediate family)

49,459 51%

Santa Ana Unified School District

CA

10.3 (10 sick, 8 of which may be used for personal reasons, .3 [2 hours] for a change in assignment or personal business)

55,757 90%

School District of Lee County

FL

10 (10 sick days, 5 of which can be used for personal reasons)

91,309 55%

School District of Palm Beach County

FL

10 (10 sick days, 6 of which may be used as personal days)

189,322 59%

School District of Philadelphia

PA

10-15 (10 sick; 3-5 personal)

131,295 100%

Seattle Public Schools

WA

12 (10 sick; 2 personal)

53,317 32%

Seminole County Public Schools

FL

10.25 (10 sick, 6 of which may be used for personal reasons, .25 [2 hours] discretionary time)

66,996 48%

Shelby County Schools

TN

12 - 15 (10 sick; 2 - 3 personal; 2 religious)

112,020 82%

Sioux Falls School District

SD

13 (12 sick, 2-3 personal with 1-2 taken from sick leave)

24,109 47%

St. Louis Public Schools

MO

12 (10 sick, 2 personal)

24,496 100%

St. Paul Public Schools

MN

12 (12 sick days, 5 of which can be used as personal days)

37,646 70%

Toledo Public Schools

OH

24-26 (15 sick; 2-3 personal; 5 serious illness/injury in family; 1-2 wedding/graduation; 1 bereavement of non-immediate family member day)

22,052 77%

Tucson Unified School District

AZ

12 (5 sick, 7 personal)

47,842 66%

Tulsa Public Schools

OK

13 (10 sick, 3 personal)

39,455 85%

Virginia Beach City Public Schools

VA

12 (10 sick; 2 personal)

69,777 37%

Volusia County Schools

FL

10 (10 sick, 6 of which may be used for personal reasons)

62,928 64%

Wake County School District

NC

24-34 (10 sick, 2 personal [fully paid if days fall on a teacher workday], 12-22 annual vacation leave)

157,584 35%

Washoe County Public Schools

NV

16 (15 sick [2 of which may be used for personal business, 1 of which may be for personal leave], 1 personal leave)

66,504 47%

West Ada School District

ID

12 or 14 (10 sick; 2 or 4 personal)

37,449 22%

Wichita Public Schools

KS

12 temporary leave days (12+ may be used as sick leave [up to the maximum number of days the teacher has accumulated], 3-5 of which may be used as personal leave)

50,148 74%

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

NC

24-34 (10 sick, 2 personal [fully paid if days fall on a teacher workday], 12-22 annual vacation leave)

54,984 60%