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State of Arizona Summary

There are 629 districts, 2,252 public schools, and 531 charter schools in Arizona serving 1,080,319 students. Financially the state of Arizona spends approximately $9,111 per student. There are 50,800 full-time teachers receiving a total of $3,256,512,906 in salaries and $770,956,721 in total benefits. 392,245 students receive a free lunch and 119,640 receive a reduced-price lunch.
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General Information 1

Total Districts: 629
Total Schools: 2,252
Charter Schools: 531
Full-time Teachers: 50,800
Total Students: 1,080,319
LEP / ELL Students: 76,288
IEP Students: 125,806
Freshman Graduation Rate: 75%

Financial Information 1

Free Lunch: 392,245
Reduced Lunch: 119,640
Revenue Per Student: $9,111
Salaries: $3,256,512,906
Employee Benefits: $770,956,721

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Statewide Assessment Testing Results

Arizona Assessment Testing Results
Test Percent Proficient
Grade 4 Math 64.40%
Grade 4 Reading 76.80%
Elementary School Science 58.20%
Grade 8 Math 57.70%
Grade 8 Reading 72.20%
Middle School Science 66.00%
High School Math 61.80%
High School Reading 83.30%
High School Science 47.50%

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.