Report: New York tops spending per student in 2011-2012

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Last week, the National Center for Education Statistics, which is a part of the U.S. Department of Education, released the revenues and spending of public elementary and secondary schools across the country.

The data pertains to the 2011-2012 school year.

The report highlights a number of items, including:

  • All 50 states, including the District of Columbia, reported more than $600 billion in total revenue.
  • New York City School District spent the most per student among the largest districts in the nation with $20,226. Boston and Baltimore followed, respectively.

To see the full report, visit the NCES website.