Georgia

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Facts at a Glance

Use the Education Counts Database to find more detailed state information, ranks, comparisons across states, national statistics and more.
Governor:Nathan Deal
Superintendent of Schools:Richard Woods
Quality Counts state grade:C-
Pre-K-12 enrollment:1,723,909
Number of school districts:201
Number of public schools:2,379
Number of public school teachers:109,441
Unadjusted education spending per student:$9,099
Percent minority students:56.5%
Percent of students eligible for free/reduced price lunch:62.1%
Percent of students with disabilities:11.1%
Percent of English-language learners:5.3%
NAEP Mathematics 2015 percent proficient
4th grade math:34.6%
8th grade math:28.4%
NAEP Reading 2015 percent proficient
4th grade reading:33.6%
8th grade reading:30.2%

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