Arizona State Information

Where Arizona Ranks
Arizona National AverageRank
Education spending per student adjusted for regional cost differences (2002) $6,010 $7,734 50
Average class size for self-contained classes in elementary schools (2000) 24.5 21.2 51
Average Beginning Teacher Salary (2002-03) $23,548 $29,564 50
Average Teacher Salary (2002-03) $39,955 $45,771 31
Graduation rates (2002)
  • State overall
  • 70 %71 % 33
  • Black
  • -- %56 %
  • Hispanic
  • -- %52 %
  • White
  • -- %78 %
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    State Information
    Current headlines and data from each state.
    Facts At A Glance
    Governor: Janet Napolitano (D)
    Superintendent of Public Instruction: Tom Horne
    Pre-K-12 Enrollment: 937,755
    No. of Districts: 323
    No. of Public Schools: 1,742
    No. of Public School Teachers: 47,101
    Annual Pre-K-12 Expenditures: $5.5 billion
    Student Demographics
    Students in Title I Schools: --
    Students Eligible for Free/Reduced Price Lunch: 11.9%
    Students With Disabilities: 10.8%
    English-Language Learners: 15.3%

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