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State of Idaho Summary

There are 146 districts, 762 public schools, and 45 charter schools in Idaho serving 279,873 students. Financially the state of Idaho spends approximately $7,915 per student. There are 15,990 full-time teachers receiving a total of $801,451,130 in salaries and $265,057,365 in total benefits. 109,087 students receive a free lunch and 26,555 receive a reduced-price lunch.
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General Information 1

Total Districts: 146
Total Schools: 762
Charter Schools: 45
Full-time Teachers: 15,990
Total Students: 279,873
LEP / ELL Students: 15,215
IEP Students: 27,365
Freshman Graduation Rate: 84%

Financial Information 1

Free Lunch: 109,087
Reduced Lunch: 26,555
Revenue Per Student: $7,915
Salaries: $801,451,130
Employee Benefits: $265,057,365

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Statewide Assessment Testing Results

Idaho Assessment Testing Results
Test Percent Proficient
Grade 4 Math 86.10%
Grade 4 Reading 89.70%
Elementary School Science 72.10%
Grade 8 Math 79.90%
Grade 8 Reading 93.70%
Middle School Science 56.80%
High School Math 76.50%
High School Reading 89.30%
High School Science 72.80%

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.