That’s an improvement over last year when Pinellas was second highest, beat only by Duval County.
But Pinellas still has a ways to go to fight the bloat. Several larger school districts, including Miami-Dade, Broward, Hillsborough and Palm Beach counties, have a better balance of district administrators to employees.
The Florida Association of District School Superintendents, which conducted the study, recommended a massive reorganization of the top administration, including changes to the superintendent’s cabinet, overhauling the curriculum department and cutting the position of deputy superintendent. (Jim Madden, who was second-in-command, retired.)
The district administrator to all employee ratios: