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16 CT School Districts with Lowest Per Pupil Spending

Counting down the districts that spend the least per student on education.

Graphic by Aaron Boyd.
Graphic by Aaron Boyd.
With school districts and towns across the state finalizing their education budget proposals, Patch is looking at per-student spending district-by-district.

This week, we’re counting down the 16 districts with the lowest spending per pupil for the 2012-13 academic year.

The numbers — compiled by the State Department of Education (SDE) Bureau of Grants Management — compare the net expenditures for all 219 school districts against the average enrollment (membership) to determine spending per pupil.

Next Week: Highest Per Pupil Spending in Connecticut
Danielle Sandridge February 24, 2014 at 06:53 AM
This might be more helpful if we couold see a lowest spending versus test score performance comparison. I would like to see the value of the dollars spent - measure school performance by how much is spent. I bet Granby is in that mix.

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