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Report: Darien spent $11,151 per student in 2017-18

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By Local Labs News Service | Feb 8, 2019

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Spending per pupil at Darien School District 61 is up 16.5 percent from five years ago, according to a DuPage Policy Journal analysis of district finances.

The Illinois State Board of Education 2017-18 report card shows the Dupage County school district spent $9,571 per pupil in 2013-14. It spent $11,151 in 2017-18.

The district saw its enrollment fall over the same period, from 1631 to 1500.

Darien's spending in 2017-18 was 16.4 percent lower than the state average of $13,337.

Darien School District 61 student spending 5-year trend
Total spending per pupil
Local spending (%)
State spending (%)
Federal spending (%)
2013-14
$9,571
84.1
12.6
3.3
2014-15
$9,162
84.4
12.4
3.2
2015-16
$10,974
83.9
12.2
3.8
2016-17
$10,834
84.1
12.1
3.8
2017-18
$11,150
83.6
12.9
3.4

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