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Report: Oak Park spent $13,978 per student in 2017-18

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By West Cook News | Feb 5, 2019


Spending per pupil at Oak Park Elementary School District 97 is up 11.7 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 $12,514 per pupil in 2013-14. It spent $13,978 in 2017-18.

The district saw its enrollment rise over the same period, from 5922 to 6165.

Oak Park's spending in 2017-18 was 4.8 percent higher than the state average of $13,337.

Oak Park Elementary School District 97 student spending 5-year trend
Total spending per pupil
Local spending (%)
State spending (%)
Federal spending (%)
2013-14
$12,514
76.4
20.0
3.6
2014-15
$12,963
78.3
18.1
3.5
2015-16
$13,924
77.7
18.8
3.5
2016-17
$14,249
80.2
16.5
3.2
2017-18
$13,978
79.2
17.3
3.5

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