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Governor:Matt Mead
Superintendent of Public Instruction:Cindy Hill
Quality Counts state grade:C+
Pre-K-12 enrollment:88,993
Number of school districts:54
Number of public schools:360
Number of public school teachers:7,127
Unadjusted education spending per student:$15,232
Percent minority students:19.0%
Percent of students eligible for free/reduced price lunch:37.0%
Percent of students with disabilities:17.1%
Percent of English-language learners:2.9%
NAEP Mathematics 2011 percent proficient
4th grade math:48.3%
8th grade math:35.3%
NAEP Reading 2011 percent proficient
4th grade reading:41.2%
8th grade reading:36.0%

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