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State of Florida Summary

There are 74 districts, 4,212 public schools, and 519 charter schools in Florida serving 2,668,156 students. Financially the state of Florida spends approximately $9,972 per student. There are 175,006 full-time teachers receiving a total of $8,826,444,840 in salaries and $2,860,946,156 in total benefits. 1,336,285 students receive a free lunch and 199,385 receive a reduced-price lunch.
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General Information 1

Total Districts: 74
Total Schools: 4,212
Charter Schools: 519
Full-time Teachers: 175,006
Total Students: 2,668,156
LEP / ELL Students: 234,451
IEP Students: 366,824
Freshman Graduation Rate: 71%

Financial Information 1

Free Lunch: 1,336,285
Reduced Lunch: 199,385
Revenue Per Student: $9,972
Salaries: $8,826,444,840
Employee Benefits: $2,860,946,156

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Statewide Assessment Testing Results

Florida Assessment Testing Results
Test Percent Proficient
Grade 4 Math 61.80%
Grade 4 Reading 60.20%
Elementary School Science 53.70%
Grade 8 Math 58.20%
Grade 8 Reading 56.40%
Middle School Science 48.20%
High School Math 58.60%
High School Reading 53.70%
High School Science 66.40%

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.