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State of Georgia Summary

There are 200 districts, 2,388 public schools, and 128 charter schools in Georgia serving 1,685,016 students. Financially the state of Georgia spends approximately $10,762 per student. There are 111,133 full-time teachers receiving a total of $6,661,759,527 in salaries and $2,226,686,303 in total benefits. 863,521 students receive a free lunch and 123,344 receive a reduced-price lunch.
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General Information 1

Total Districts: 200
Total Schools: 2,388
Charter Schools: 128
Full-time Teachers: 111,133
Total Students: 1,685,016
LEP / ELL Students: 83,966
IEP Students: 177,536
Freshman Graduation Rate: 70%

Financial Information 1

Free Lunch: 863,521
Reduced Lunch: 123,344
Revenue Per Student: $10,762
Salaries: $6,661,759,527
Employee Benefits: $2,226,686,303

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Statewide Assessment Testing Results

Georgia Assessment Testing Results
Test Percent Proficient
Grade 4 Math 83.60%
Grade 4 Reading 91.70%
Elementary School Science 82.90%
Grade 8 Math 87.90%
Grade 8 Reading 97.40%
Middle School Science 74.60%
High School Math 66.80%
High School Reading 90.90%
High School Science 74.90%

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.