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Governor:Tony Evers
State Superintendent:Carolyn Stanford Taylor
Quality Counts state grade:C+
Pre-K-12 enrollment:871,432
Number of school districts:470
Number of public schools:2,309
Number of public school teachers:58,376
Unadjusted education spending per student:$11,186
Percent minority students:28.2%
Percent of students eligible for free/reduced price lunch:41.5%
Percent of students with disabilities:13.8%
Percent of English-language learners:4.9%
NAEP Mathematics 2015 percent proficient
4th grade math:41.8%
8th grade math:41.3%
NAEP Reading 2015 percent proficient
4th grade reading:35.5%
8th grade reading:39.4%

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