Map: California School Districts Spend Less on Avg Per Student
California spends less per students than the national average, according to a report by Education Week.
Nationally, districts spend $11,841 per student. In California the average is $8,339. In school finance, the state ranks 41st, and received a D (66.4), according to Education Week’s Quality Counts 2016 report.
The data is compiled from the U.S. Census Bureau and uses 2013 numbers. The per pupil spending was made into a map for NPR’s school series. In it, you can click through and see just how much different school districts are spending.
View the interactive map and see what your district spends at Education Week.