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Report: River Forest spent $15,425 per student in 2017-18

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By West Cook News | Feb 3, 2019


Spending per pupil at River Forest School District 90 is up 9.2 percent from five years ago, according to a West Cook News analysis of district finances.

The Illinois State Board of Education 2017-18 report card shows the Cook County school district spent $14,123 per pupil in 2013-14. It spent $15,425 in 2017-18.

The district saw its enrollment rise over the same period, from 1371 to 1432.

River Forest's spending in 2017-18 was 15.7 percent higher than the state average of $13,337.

River Forest School District 90 student spending 5-year trend
Total spending per pupil
Local spending (%)
State spending (%)
Federal spending (%)
2013-14
$14,123
92.2
5.6
2.2
2014-15
$14,756
91.3
5.7
3.0
2015-16
$15,321
91.5
5.9
2.6
2016-17
$14,966
91.2
6.1
2.7
2017-18
$15,424
91.1
6.2
2.6

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