Spending Per Student

In Connecticut, the amount of money that districts spend to educate students varies widely. Even cities and towns that serve similar student populations spend very different amounts of money per student.

While Connecticut’s average per-student spending is $16,988, there is a wide difference in spending levels. From Danbury, which spends $12,828 per student, to Cornwall which spends $35,155 per student. Even similar, neighboring towns may spend significantly different amounts per student.

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

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