Reports Show Per-Pupil Spending by School

Information on the dollar amount Oklahoma schools spend educating a child is now available. Due to new federal requirements, per-pupil funding has been added to each school’s state report card. Oklahoma is one of about 30 states that has begun displaying this data for the 2018-2019 school year. Previously, only district-level data on per-pupil spending was available. The new data counts all spending, regardless of whether the funds came from federal, state or local dollars, and it also includes spending on any renovations or new buildings. Schools that spend more are often working with special populations, such as at-risk students…

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