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Governor:John Kasich
Superintendent of Public Instruction:Stan Heffner
Quality Counts state grade:C+
Pre-K-12 enrollment:1,754,191
Number of school districts:955
Number of public schools:3,758
Number of public school teachers:109,282
Unadjusted education spending per student:$11,224
Percent minority students:25.8%
Percent of students eligible for free/reduced price lunch:42.5%
Percent of students with disabilities:14.8%
Percent of English-language learners:2.1%
NAEP Mathematics 2011 percent proficient
4th grade math:48.0%
8th grade math:40.2%
NAEP Reading 2011 percent proficient
4th grade reading:37.4%
8th grade reading:38.6%

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