Spending Per Student

From Danbury Public Schools, which spends $13,521 per student, to Sharon Public Schools which spends $35,559 per student, the amount of money Connecticut school districts spend to educate students varies widely.

While the state average* for district per-student spending was $17,506 in 2018-19, similar, neighboring towns, or cities serving similar student populations, may spend significantly different amounts per student.

To learn more about differences in per-student spending across the state, use the interactive visualization below.

Explore the Data