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