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Report: Lincoln spent $10,676 per student in 2017-18

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By Local Labs News Service | Feb 18, 2019

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Spending per pupil at Lincoln Elementary School District 27 is up 18.4 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 Logan County school district spent $9,015 per pupil in 2013-14. It spent $10,676 in 2017-18.

The district saw its enrollment fall over the same period, from 1269 to 1139.

Lincoln's spending in 2017-18 was 20 percent lower than the state average of $13,337.

Lincoln Elementary School District 27 student spending 5-year trend
Total spending per pupil
Local spending (%)
State spending (%)
Federal spending (%)
2013-14
$9,015
43.3
46.9
9.9
2014-15
$8,938
41.0
48.8
10.2
2015-16
$9,854
44.0
45.1
10.8
2016-17
$10,348
43.6
44.8
11.6
2017-18
$10,676
38.9
48.5
12.7

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