The national median of total revenues per pupil and expenditures per
pupil increased across all public school districts for two consecutive
years during state budget years 2014 and 2015.|
A new report from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) provides information about revenues and expenditures in the nation’s public school districts for school year 2014-15. The report uses data from the FY 15 provisional School District Finance Survey data file that state education agencies in all 50 states and the District of Columbia submit to NCES each year.
The report includes finance data on the following topics:
In FY 15, current expenditures per pupil in the 100 largest public school districts by enrollment ranged from a low of $5,724 in Alpine School District, Utah to a high of $21,980 in New York City School District, New York. In addition to New York City School District, current expenditures per pupil were at least 30 percent higher than the national average of $11,318 in: