There are approximately 98,793 public schools and 28,218 private schools in the United States. Of these 4,352 are institutions of higher education and 3,970 are public charter schools. There are approximately 7.2 million teachers in the U.S.. The National education budget is somewhere around $972 billion (public and private) and there are 76 million students enrolled in school. Of these 56 million are in elementary through high school and 19.1 million were in college. The U.S. Census Bureau announced in 2010 that $7.2 billion would be spent on back-to-school shopping in clothing stores alone. Click HERE for references.
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