Revenues and Expenditures for Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts: School Year 2010-11

Report Details

Author: National Center for Education Statistics
Published: September 2013

This September 2013 First Look report from the National Center for Education Statistics provides information about revenues and expenditures for public elementary and secondary school districts for the 2010-2011 school year, including median per pupil data for independent charter school districts for certain states.

Twenty-two states reported finance data for both charter school districts and noncharter school districts.

Selected findings of the report include that “median current expenditures per pupil for independent charter school districts were at least 10 percent lower than median current expenditures per pupil for regular noncharter school districts in 10 out of those 22 states. Median current expenditures per pupil for independent charter school districts were at least 10 percent higher than median current expenditures per pupil for regular noncharter school districts in 2 out of those 22 states.”