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Governor:Doug Burgum
State Superintendent:Kirsten Baesler
Quality Counts state grade:C+
Pre-K-12 enrollment:106,586
Number of school districts:227
Number of public schools:529
Number of public school teachers:9,049
Unadjusted education spending per student:$12,358
Percent minority students:19.7%
Percent of students eligible for free/reduced price lunch:30.4%
Percent of students with disabilities:12.9%
Percent of English-language learners:2.8%
NAEP Mathematics 2015 percent proficient
4th grade math:45.8%
8th grade math:37.4%
NAEP Reading 2015 percent proficient
4th grade reading:34.3%
8th grade reading:32.7%

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