The first graph shows per pupil spending by category. Total amount spent in each category is illustrated in the second graph. The third graph shows overall annual per pupil spending trends.
AVERAGE COST PER PUPIL
is computed by dividing the reported costs for instruction, administration, and operation and maintenance of plant by the total average daily membership for the school districts.
contains only the reported expenditures for salaries and benefits for instructional staff.
contains only the reported salary and benefits expenditures for support staff including librarians, counselors and other support staff.
contains the reported expenditures for instructional supplies, books and equipment including audio visual equipment and computers.
contains the reported expenditures for the school principal's office.
contains the reported expenditures for the school board, superintendent's office, business office and other general administrative purposes.
OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF PLANT
contains the reported expenditures for the operation and maintenance of school plants in the school district.
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