Report: CUSD 200 receives $171.21 per student from feds
Community Unified School District 200 received $171.21 per student from the federal government in 2015, or approximately $179,091.93, according to data published by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).
The $179,091.93 equals approximately 1.8 percent of CUSD 200's total budget. The state average for federal funding of public school districts is 8 percent, according to ISBE.
The Obama administration is threatening to pull federal funding of local schools that refuse to follow Washington directives. Most recently, it ordered all public schools to allow transgender students to use the bathroom that matches their gender identity.
Chicago Public Schools gets 16 percent of its funding from the federal government, or twice the state average. Chicago property taxpayers pay for only 49 percent of their school bill; CUSD 200 pays for 82 percent.
CUSD 200 spent a total of $9,512 per student in 2015.
Among DuPage school districts, Glenbard Township HSD 87 ($292.86 per pupil) and CHSD 99 ($577.29 per pupil) receive more money from the federal government than CUSD 200.
Hinsdale Township High School District 86 spends the most money on public schools in DuPage, at $18,428 per pupil.
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