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Use the Education Counts Database to find more detailed state information, ranks, comparisons across states, national statistics and more.
Governor:Dannel P. Malloy
Commissioner of Education:Dianna R. Wentzell
Quality Counts state grade:B-
Pre-K-12 enrollment:546,175
Number of school districts:197
Number of public schools:1,152
Number of public school teachers:43,443
Unadjusted education spending per student:$16,631
Percent minority students:40.4%
Percent of students eligible for free/reduced price lunch:37.1%
Percent of students with disabilities:13.0%
Percent of English-language learners:5.7%
NAEP Mathematics 2015 percent proficient
4th grade math:40.9%
8th grade math:36.1%
NAEP Reading 2015 percent proficient
4th grade reading:43.5%
8th grade reading:43.3%

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