Average Public School Spending / Student

The national average public school spending / student is approximately $17,124 (2024).
The state with the highest average student spending is District Of Columbia, with $32,577 spent per student.
The state with the lowest average student spending is Idaho, with $9,366 per student.
The public school districts with the highest average spending / student in each state are listed below (where sufficient data available).
Spending Student Range: $9,366 $32,577 Avg. Spending Student: $17,124

Average Public School Spending / Student (2024)

State
Average Spending / Student
School Districts with Highest Spending / Student

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Did You Know?

The state with highest average student spending / student is District Of Columbia, with $32,577. The state with lowest average student spending / student is Idaho, with $9,366.