SCHOOL SPENDING REPORT
Your Taxpayers Association annually compiles financial and statistical data from the Utah State Office of Education for Utah’s school districts and charter schools. This information shows how Local Education Agency per-student spending trends compare.
Every year, the Utah Taxpayers Association compiles the Utah State Office of Education’s financial and statistical data for each of Utah’s 41 school districts and 114 charter schools and uses this information to compare spending trends between LEAs (local education agencies – district and charter schools).
Public education is one of the largest recipients of taxpayer dollars in Utah.
Funding public education consumed nearly 43% of Utah’s state revenue sources. 27% of all total fund sources in Utah went to public education.
In Utah, 58% of all property taxes paid goes to public education during the prior fiscal year.
Utah’s school districts and charter schools received $ 7,436,023,243 in revenues in FY 2021 and spent $7,990,769,556.
Utah Taxpayers Association Releases Report Featuring Spending of Utah’s 112 Charter Schools
With 31% of all state funds in Utah’s budget going towards public education, each year your Taxpayers Association scrutinizes all of Utah’s school districts to determine per pupil expenditures. However, not all of that amount goes towards district schools. More than...
Utah Spends Nearly $10,000 Per Student on Average, According to Latest School Spending Report
According to your Taxpayers Association’s School Spending Report, Utah spends an average of $9,932 per student annually. The annual School Spending Report looks at spending from all 41 school districts and combined charter school expenditures. The report finds...