On average, charter schools spent less per student than districts last year

As I mentioned in another blog post, the N.C. Department of Public Instruction just released figures for the 2018-19 school year.

In terms of operating expenditures, the per-student average for districts was $9,865.04, while the per-student average for charters was $9,398.42.  The district figure does not include capital spending or debt service paid on the district’s behalf.

Terry Stoops / Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies

Terry Stoops is the Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies at the John Locke Foundation. Before joining the Locke Foundation, he worked as the progra...

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