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State of Missouri Summary

There are 567 districts, 2,408 public schools, and 61 charter schools in Missouri serving 916,584 students. Financially the state of Missouri spends approximately $11,069 per student. There are 66,252 full-time teachers receiving a total of $3,632,510,355 in salaries and $1,030,136,737 in total benefits. 349,318 students receive a free lunch and 62,432 receive a reduced-price lunch.
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General Information 1

Total Districts: 567
Total Schools: 2,408
Charter Schools: 61
Full-time Teachers: 66,252
Total Students: 916,584
LEP / ELL Students: 24,939
IEP Students: 127,148
Freshman Graduation Rate: 84%

Financial Information 1

Free Lunch: 349,318
Reduced Lunch: 62,432
Revenue Per Student: $11,069
Salaries: $3,632,510,355
Employee Benefits: $1,030,136,737

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Statewide Assessment Testing Results

Missouri Assessment Testing Results
Test Percent Proficient
Grade 4 Math 50.80%
Grade 4 Reading 53.50%
Elementary School Science 51.90%
Grade 8 Math 41.60%
Grade 8 Reading 54.50%
Middle School Science 50.80%
High School Math 57.40%
High School Reading 69.00%
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.