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Governor:Doug Ducey
Superintendent of Public Instruction:Diane Douglas
Quality Counts state grade:D+
Pre-K-12 enrollment:1,102,380
Number of school districts:645
Number of public schools:2,252
Number of public school teachers:48,359
Unadjusted education spending per student:$7,208
Percent minority students:58.4%
Percent of students eligible for free/reduced price lunch:47.5%
Percent of students with disabilities:11.8%
Percent of English-language learners:6.3%
NAEP Mathematics 2015 percent proficient
4th grade math:37.8%
8th grade math:34.8%
NAEP Reading 2015 percent proficient
4th grade reading:29.6%
8th grade reading:31.1%

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