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Governor:Chris Sununu
Commissioner of Education:Frank Edelblut
Quality Counts state grade:B
Pre-K-12 enrollment:184,670
Number of school districts:300
Number of public schools:488
Number of public school teachers:14,773
Unadjusted education spending per student:$14,335
Percent minority students:12.6%
Percent of students eligible for free/reduced price lunch:29.0%
Percent of students with disabilities:15.6%
Percent of English-language learners:1.9%
NAEP Mathematics 2015 percent proficient
4th grade math:47.7%
8th grade math:45.4%
NAEP Reading 2015 percent proficient
4th grade reading:43.0%
8th grade reading:45.1%

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