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Report: Carbondale spent $13,788 per student in 2017-18

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By Local Labs News Service | Feb 13, 2019

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Spending per pupil at Carbondale Elementary School District 95 is up 11.6 percent from five years ago, according to a Sangamon Sun analysis of district finances.

The Illinois State Board of Education 2017-18 report card shows the Jackson County school district spent $12,355 per pupil in 2013-14. It spent $13,788 in 2017-18.

The district saw its enrollment rise over the same period, from 1497 to 1536.

Carbondale's spending in 2017-18 was 3.4 percent higher than the state average of $13,337.

Carbondale Elementary School District 95 student spending 5-year trend
Total spending per pupil
Local spending (%)
State spending (%)
Federal spending (%)
2013-14
$12,355
64.6
19.5
16.0
2014-15
$11,977
66.3
20.3
13.5
2015-16
$12,540
69.3
19.0
11.6
2016-17
$12,937
69.1
19.4
11.5
2017-18
$13,788
68.9
19.6
11.5

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