North Carolina Schools: Key Facts and Resources

Learning key facts and knowing who's who will help you get savvy about education in your state.

North Carolina Schools: By the Numbers
Public schools 2,223
Public school teachers 87,677
Pre-K-12 enrollment 1,335,954
Minority students 41.0%
Students eligible for free/reduced price lunch 33.9%
Students with disabilities 14.2%
Annual pre-K-12 expenditures $8.6 billion
English-language learners 4.5%

Who's in Charge?

Governor: Michael F. Easley (D)

State Superintendent: June Atkinson

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