36.6% of Garfield Elementary School Students Pass State Tests
Per pupil spending at Garfield Elementary School is $9,854. The average spending in the state is $12,521. Garfield Elementary School is part of the Maywood-Melrose Park-Broadview 89 school district. 67.0% of Maywood-Melrose Park-Broadview 89's spending is supported by local funding. For the average school district in Illinois 66% of per pupil spending is supported with local funds.
Chicago Public Schools is seeking a bailout of its district from Illinois taxpayers. Students in Chicago Public Schools scored a passage rate of 25% on the PARCC exam. Per pupil spending in Chicago is $15,120, with 49% of this amount coming from local sources of funds. Chicago is seeking to expand the per pupil funding by 25%. By their plan, all of this increase would be paid for by Illinois taxpayers. This would bring the total funding to $18,900. Illinois taxpayers would provide approximately 61% of this higher funding level.