Report: Hinsdale Township High School District 86 receives $239.56 per student from feds
Hinsdale Township High School District 86 received $239.56 per student from the federal government in 2015, or approximately $1,055,758.54, according to data published by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).
The $1,055,758.54 equals approximately 1.3 percent of District 86'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; District 86 pays for 94.6 percent.
District 86 spent a total of $18,428 per student in 2015.
Among DuPage school districts, CUSD 201 ($843.86 per pupil) and Glenbard Township HSD 87 ($292.86 per pupil) receive more money from the federal government than District 86.
CUSD 200 ($171.21 per pupil) receives less.
Hinsdale Township High School District 86 spends the most money on public schools in DuPage, at $18,428 per pupil.
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