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Governor:John Kasich
Superintendent of Public Instruction:Lonny J. Rivera (interim)
Quality Counts state grade:C
Pre-K-12 enrollment:1,723,619
Number of school districts:1,003
Number of public schools:3,656
Number of public school teachers:106,010
Unadjusted education spending per student:$11,197
Percent minority students:26.7%
Percent of students eligible for free/reduced price lunch:44.3%
Percent of students with disabilities:14.8%
Percent of English-language learners:2.5%
NAEP Mathematics 2015 percent proficient
4th grade math:44.6%
8th grade math:35.4%
NAEP Reading 2015 percent proficient
4th grade reading:37.8%
8th grade reading:35.5%

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