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Governor:Matt Mead
Superintendent of Public Instruction:Jillian Balow
Quality Counts state grade:B-
Pre-K-12 enrollment:94,067
Number of school districts:61
Number of public schools:374
Number of public school teachers:7,615
Unadjusted education spending per student:$15,797
Percent minority students:21.2%
Percent of students eligible for free/reduced price lunch:37.6%
Percent of students with disabilities:13.8%
Percent of English-language learners:2.9%
NAEP Mathematics 2015 percent proficient
4th grade math:50.8%
8th grade math:38.4%
NAEP Reading 2015 percent proficient
4th grade reading:41.4%
8th grade reading:37.6%

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