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State of New York Summary

There are 880 districts, 4,752 public schools, and 183 charter schools in New York serving 2,704,718 students. Financially the state of New York spends approximately $21,038 per student. There are 209,527 full-time teachers receiving a total of $22,145,426,340 in salaries and $10,225,653,869 in total benefits. 1,146,146 students receive a free lunch and 188,552 receive a reduced-price lunch.
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General Information 1

Total Districts: 880
Total Schools: 4,752
Charter Schools: 183
Full-time Teachers: 209,527
Total Students: 2,704,718
LEP / ELL Students: 205,397
IEP Students: 452,551
Freshman Graduation Rate: 76%

Financial Information 1

Free Lunch: 1,146,146
Reduced Lunch: 188,552
Revenue Per Student: $21,038
Salaries: $22,145,426,340
Employee Benefits: $10,225,653,869

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Statewide Assessment Testing Results

New York Assessment Testing Results
Test Percent Proficient
Grade 4 Math 37.20%
Grade 4 Reading 31.20%
Elementary School Science 89.90%
Grade 8 Math 28.40%
Grade 8 Reading 34.70%
Middle School Science 73.00%
High School Math 92.00%
High School Reading 91.80%
High School Science 88.70%

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.