50 Facts about the MSD of Wayne Township

1. Are the boundaries for Wayne Township and MSD Wayne different? Yes

2. When was the MSD of Wayne Township established? 1962 (Wayne Township Schools in 1852)

3. How many square miles is the MSD of Wayne Township? 37.5

4. What percentage of Wayne Township residents has children in school? 27%

5. How many superintendents have served MSD Wayne? 5

6. What is our annual budget for 2016? $210 million

7. How much did we receive per student from the state in 2016? $4,976 (Foundation) and $1,408 (Complexity Index) or $6,384 total

8. How many propane buses does the district have? 23

9. What is the “circuit breaker” loss in 2016 for MSD Wayne? $14 million

10.What is the total loss in property tax revenue since 2008? $74 million

11.How much has the MSD of Wayne Township saved? Our cost-cutting measures add up to annual savings of nearly $20 million.

12.How many budget funds do we operate? 7 (General Fund, Capital Projects, Transportation, Bus Replacement, Debt Service, Pension Debt Service, Referendum)

13.Which fund does not receive local property tax? General Fund

14.How many students are enrolled in MSD Wayne schools (preK – 12)? 16,000

15.How many employees does MSD Wayne have? 2,500

16.How many facilities does MSD Wayne own? 23

17.What is the average teacher age? 39

18.What is the average salary for teachers? $55,000

19.How many students are minority? 64%

20.How many students qualify for assistance? 78%

21.What does our annual technology plan cost on average? $5 million

22.How many high schools do we have? 3

23.What is our four-year graduation rate? 90% on average

24.How many buses do we operate? 86 general education and 24 special education

25.How many miles do our buses drive annually? 1 million

26.How many bus routes do we run each day? 550

27.At how many bus stops do we pick up/drop off students each day? 7,200

28.How many college credits did our students earn last year? 30,000

29.How many elementary schools do we have? 11

30.How many meals do we serve each year? 4 million

31.How many Advanced Placement classes can students choose from? 28

32.How many square feet do we operate? 3.3 million

33.How many CTE programs can students choose from at Area 31? 41

34.What does it cost annually to maintain our facilities? $4.4 million

35.How many students are in music programs in our secondary schools? 2,074

36.How many free summer meals did the MSD Wayne serve in 2016? 52,602

37.How many clubs/academic teams do we have in grades 7-12? 144

38.How many students were considered homeless in MSD Wayne in 2015-16? 498 (125 transported from outside of the district as required by law)

39.How many athletic teams do we have in grades 7-12? 119

40.How many students go home each Friday with a backpack of food? 900

41.How many students are in the LAP program? 2,580

42.How many business/nonprofit partnerships do we have? 250 and growing

43.What is the new name of the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)? The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

44.How many languages do our students speak? Between 67 and 75 depending on the day

45.How many PC’s, laptops, and tablets do we support? 15,000

46.What is our average class size in kindergarten? 23

47.How much grant money do we receive annually to operate Internet services? $2.3 million

48.What is our average enrollment in 6th grade? 26

49.How many board of education members do we have? 7

50.Which people require a criminal history background check? Anyone who comes in contact with students.

Revised 3/14/17