Explore data related to per-pupil expenditures
This page displays the details of the local education agency's (LEA) per-pupil expenditures, including funding sources and comparisons of LEA and DC expenditures. This information enables you to view the types of expenditures, where the funds are from, and how it compares to others.Check out this short video or brochure to learn more about what is on this page
2020 Total expenditures
$20,887 per pupil
Per-pupil amount is calculated by dividing the total school expenditures by 51,036 students (which is the October enrollment audit count of public school students).
- Total school expenditures $1,065,989,477
- Total excluded expenditures $3,681,996
Excluded expenditures include: debt service, capital expenditures, construction and capital improvements, community service operations, and expenditures sourced from private funds (such as parent fees and corporate or charitable donations.) These are not included in the per-pupil expenditure calculation because they are considered outside of the day-to-day operation of the school.
- 2020 Total expenditures $1,069,671,473
The sum of total school and excluded expenditures is the total amount of money the LEA spent for the fiscal year.
Per-pupil expenditures by funding source
Details are provided about the funding sources for per-pupil expenditures. State/local sources represent revenue received directly from DC, including local grants and per-pupil funding. Federal sources include federal revenue, such as Title I funds and IDEA funding. Per-pupil expenditures are displayed compared to the LEA and DC average.
Per-pupil expenditure by type
Details are provided about the distribution of expenditures between school-level and centralized. School-level expenditures include spending on teacher and administrative salaries, books, supplies, and business costs. Centralized expenditures include the portion of spending at the LEA's central office that are allocated to the school.
School share of centralized expenditures
|School share of centralized expenditures||$6198||30%|
|School-level expenditures||School share of centralized expenditures||Total|
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