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State of Michigan Summary

There are 844 districts, 3,550 public schools, and 306 charter schools in Michigan serving 1,573,537 students. Financially the state of Michigan spends approximately $12,266 per student. There are 86,997 full-time teachers receiving a total of $5,711,512,003 in salaries and $2,916,047,590 in total benefits. 651,228 students receive a free lunch and 83,782 receive a reduced-price lunch.
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General Information 1

Total Districts: 844
Total Schools: 3,550
Charter Schools: 306
Full-time Teachers: 86,997
Total Students: 1,573,537
LEP / ELL Students: 58,677
IEP Students: 217,213
Freshman Graduation Rate: 76%

Financial Information 1

Free Lunch: 651,228
Reduced Lunch: 83,782
Revenue Per Student: $12,266
Salaries: $5,711,512,003
Employee Benefits: $2,916,047,590

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Statewide Assessment Testing Results

Michigan Assessment Testing Results
Test Percent Proficient
Grade 4 Math 47.00%
Grade 4 Reading 67.60%
Elementary School Science 14.10%
Grade 8 Math 35.40%
Grade 8 Reading 66.30%
Middle School Science 16.80%
High School Math 29.60%
High School Reading 54.30%
High School Science 26.50%

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.