Wisconsin State Information

Where Wisconsin Ranks
Wisconsin National AverageRank
Education spending per student adjusted for regional cost differences (2002) $9,027 $7,734 8
Average class size for self-contained classes in elementary schools (2000) 20.8 21.2 29
Average Beginning Teacher Salary (2002-03) $27,277 $29,564 35
Average Teacher Salary (2002-03) $41,617 $45,771 27
Graduation rates (2002)
  • State overall
  • 85 %71 % 3
  • Black
  • 50 %56 %
  • Hispanic
  • 58 %52 %
  • White
  • 91 %78 %
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    State Information
    Current headlines and data from each state.
    Facts At A Glance
    Governor: Jim Doyle (D)
    State Superintendent of Public Instruction: Elizabeth Burmaster
    Pre-K-12 Enrollment: 881,231
    No. of Districts: 433
    No. of Public Schools: 2,208
    No. of Public School Teachers: 60,385
    Annual Pre-K-12 Expenditures: $7.6 billion
    Student Demographics
    Students in Title I Schools: 44.1
    Students Eligible for Free/Reduced Price Lunch: 27.5%
    Students With Disabilities: 14.3%
    English-Language Learners: 2.9%

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