Average Public School Spending / Student

The national average public school spending / student is approximately (2021).
The state with the highest average student spending is New York, with $35,944 spent per student.
The state with the lowest average student spending is Utah, with $6,968 per student.
The public school districts with the highest average spending / student in each state are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Average Public School Spending / Student (2021)

Average Spending / Student
School Districts with Highest Spending / Student
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The state with highest average student spending / student is New York, with $35,944. The state with lowest average student spending / student is Utah, with $6,968.