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State of Washington Summary

There are 301 districts, 2,365 public schools, and charter schools in Washington serving 1,045,453 students. Financially the state of Washington spends approximately $11,306 per student. There are 53,119 full-time teachers receiving a total of $4,120,582,291 in salaries and $1,294,235,908 in total benefits. 389,839 students receive a free lunch and 73,407 receive a reduced-price lunch.
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General Information 1

Total Districts: 301
Total Schools: 2,365
Charter Schools:
Full-time Teachers: 53,119
Total Students: 1,045,453
LEP / ELL Students: 82,070
IEP Students: 127,909
Freshman Graduation Rate: 77%

Financial Information 1

Free Lunch: 389,839
Reduced Lunch: 73,407
Revenue Per Student: $11,306
Salaries: $4,120,582,291
Employee Benefits: $1,294,235,908

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Statewide Assessment Testing Results

Washington Assessment Testing Results
Test Percent Proficient
Grade 4 Math 63.10%
Grade 4 Reading 71.90%
Elementary School Science 66.90%
Grade 8 Math 54.20%
Grade 8 Reading 66.90%
Middle School Science 65.10%
High School Math 79.00%
High School Reading 84.90%
High School Science 73.50%

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.