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State of Minnesota Summary

There are 506 districts, 2,392 public schools, and 174 charter schools in Minnesota serving 839,738 students. Financially the state of Minnesota spends approximately $13,053 per student. There are 52,832 full-time teachers receiving a total of $4,026,985,258 in salaries and $1,258,415,565 in total benefits. 249,669 students receive a free lunch and 61,976 receive a reduced-price lunch.
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General Information 1

Total Districts: 506
Total Schools: 2,392
Charter Schools: 174
Full-time Teachers: 52,832
Total Students: 839,738
LEP / ELL Students: 60,851
IEP Students: 122,850
Freshman Graduation Rate: 88%

Financial Information 1

Free Lunch: 249,669
Reduced Lunch: 61,976
Revenue Per Student: $13,053
Salaries: $4,026,985,258
Employee Benefits: $1,258,415,565

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Statewide Assessment Testing Results

Minnesota Assessment Testing Results
Test Percent Proficient
Grade 4 Math 71.40%
Grade 4 Reading 54.30%
Elementary School Science 59.90%
Grade 8 Math 57.50%
Grade 8 Reading 53.90%
Middle School Science 44.30%
High School Math 51.60%
High School Reading 62.40%
High School Science 53.10%

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.