Teacher Shortage by Subject & Grade Span


Almost all states in the SREB region have shortages in mathematics, science and special education.

Language Arts
Math Science Social
English as a 2nd Language Career & Technical Education
AL P-12 P-12 6-12   K-12    
AR P-12 P-12 P-12    P-12   P-12
DEL P-12 P-12 P-12   P-12 P-12 P-12
FL P-12 P-12 P-12   P-12 P-12 P-12
GA   6-12 6-12   K-12    
KY   6-12 6-12 6-12 P-12 P-12 6-12
LA   6-12 P-12   P-12 P-12  
MD   7-12 7-12   P-12 P-12 7-12
MS   overall shortage overall shortage   overall shortage    
NC K-5 K-12 K-12 K-12 K-12   9-12
OK K-12 K-12 K-12 K-12 P-12   5-12
SC 5-12 5-12 5-12 5-12 P-12   P-12
TN 6-12 6-12 6-12 6-12   P-12  
TX   7-12     P-12 P-12 7-12
VA K-12 K-12 K-12 K-5 P-12 P-12 6-12
WV 5-12 5-12 P-12 5-12 P-12   P-12
Total states 10 16 15 7 15 8 11


State data for Mississippi is summary data for 2017-18. (Data from these states was not reported to the U. S. Department of Education for 2019-20.)

Kentucky reports shortages by geographic region only. SREB summarized based on all geographic region shortages.

West Virginia reports shortages by county only. SREB summarized based on all county shortages.

Source: U.S. Department of Education, Teacher Shortage Area report.