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State of Wisconsin Summary

There are 445 districts, 2,243 public schools, and 234 charter schools in Wisconsin serving 871,105 students. Financially the state of Wisconsin spends approximately $13,213 per student. There are 56,245 full-time teachers receiving a total of $3,855,316,972 in salaries and $1,997,076,709 in total benefits. 302,780 students receive a free lunch and 51,747 receive a reduced-price lunch.
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General Information 1

Total Districts: 445
Total Schools: 2,243
Charter Schools: 234
Full-time Teachers: 56,245
Total Students: 871,105
LEP / ELL Students: 44,436
IEP Students: 124,721
Freshman Graduation Rate: 91%

Financial Information 1

Free Lunch: 302,780
Reduced Lunch: 51,747
Revenue Per Student: $13,213
Salaries: $3,855,316,972
Employee Benefits: $1,997,076,709

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Statewide Assessment Testing Results

Wisconsin Assessment Testing Results
Test Percent Proficient
Grade 4 Math 49.10%
Grade 4 Reading 33.10%
Elementary School Science 77.60%
Grade 8 Math 45.10%
Grade 8 Reading 40.40%
Middle School Science 77.70%
High School Math 44.90%
High School Reading 38.80%
High School Science 76.60%

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.