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State of North Dakota Summary

There are 179 districts, 512 public schools, and charter schools in North Dakota serving 97,646 students. Financially the state of North Dakota spends approximately $13,070 per student. There are 8,525 full-time teachers receiving a total of $426,980,036 in salaries and $131,942,985 in total benefits. 24,796 students receive a free lunch and 6,074 receive a reduced-price lunch.
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General Information 1

Total Districts: 179
Total Schools: 512
Charter Schools:
Full-time Teachers: 8,525
Total Students: 97,646
LEP / ELL Students: 2,589
IEP Students: 13,097
Freshman Graduation Rate: 88%

Financial Information 1

Free Lunch: 24,796
Reduced Lunch: 6,074
Revenue Per Student: $13,070
Salaries: $426,980,036
Employee Benefits: $131,942,985

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Statewide Assessment Testing Results

North Dakota Assessment Testing Results
Test Percent Proficient
Grade 4 Math 80.50%
Grade 4 Reading 76.00%
Elementary School Science 68.30%
Grade 8 Math 71.60%
Grade 8 Reading 74.80%
Middle School Science 59.50%
High School Math 58.60%
High School Reading 66.40%
High School Science 64.40%

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.