Civic Report No. 42 July 2004


No Strings Attached? Ensuring that "CFE" Funds are Spent Effectively

Table 10. Comparison of School Districts of Various Wealth Levels
200001 School Year

 

Group

Enrollment

Total Spending Per Pupil

State Aid Per Pupil

Local & Fed Per Pupil

Average Class Size

Turn over Pecentage

Median
Salary

Median
Experience

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wealthiest

1

 60,272

 $17,523

 $2,033

 $15,490

 20.3

11.6%

 $75,038

 14.6

 

2

 238,262

 $14,494

 $3,073

 $11,421

 21.1

11.1%

 $64,800

 12.8

 

3

 409,644

 $12,381

 $4,606

 $7,775

 20.4

11.5%

 $56,105

 12.1

Average

NYC

 1,057,682

 $11,474

 $5,485

 $5,989

 25.0

21.8%

 $48,152

 11.0

 

4

 374,377

 $11,219

 $5,497

 $5,722

 21.5

10.6%

 $53,995

 13.9

 

5

 438,587

 $11,050

 $6,785

 $4,265

 20.2

10.8%

 $47,471

 14.0

Poorest

6

 274,974

 $11,481

 $8,025

 $3,456

 19.8

12.0%

 $47,237

 13.3

Source: New York State Education Department

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