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State of Connecticut Summary

There are 196 districts, 1,150 public schools, and 17 charter schools in Connecticut serving 554,437 students. Financially the state of Connecticut spends approximately $17,822 per student. There are 43,805 full-time teachers receiving a total of $3,601,405,478 in salaries and $1,448,012,365 in total benefits. 165,948 students receive a free lunch and 28,391 receive a reduced-price lunch.
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General Information 1

Total Districts: 196
Total Schools: 1,150
Charter Schools: 17
Full-time Teachers: 43,805
Total Students: 554,437
LEP / ELL Students: 30,141
IEP Students: 68,130
Freshman Graduation Rate: 75%

Financial Information 1

Free Lunch: 165,948
Reduced Lunch: 28,391
Revenue Per Student: $17,822
Salaries: $3,601,405,478
Employee Benefits: $1,448,012,365

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Statewide Assessment Testing Results

Connecticut Assessment Testing Results
Test Percent Proficient
Grade 4 Math 82.40%
Grade 4 Reading 76.30%
Elementary School Science 81.60%
Grade 8 Math 83.40%
Grade 8 Reading 84.10%
Middle School Science 76.30%
High School Math 76.30%
High School Reading 79.80%
High School Science 81.20%

1. Data Sources: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Local Education Agency (School District) Universe Survey", 2008-09 v.1a, 2009-10 v.2a, 2010-11 v.2a, 2011-12 v.1a; "National Public Education Financial Survey (State Fiscal)", 2008-09 (FY 2009) v.1b, 2009-10 (FY 2010) v.1a, 2010-11 (FY 2011) v.1a; "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey", 2008-09 v.1b, 2009-10 v.2a, 2010-11 v.2a, 2011-12 v.1a; "State Dropout and Completion Data File", 2008-09 v.1a, 2009-10 v.1a; "State Nonfiscal Public Elementary/Secondary Education Survey", 2008-09 v.1c, 2009-10 v.1b, 2010-11 v.1a, 2011-12 v.1a.