How much did your school district spend per student in 2019-20?

According to data released by the NC Department of Public Instruction today, the average per-pupil expenditures (PPE) for each district in 2019-20 were as follows:

Year LEA LEA Name Total PPE Rank PPE Per Pupil Capital Outlay (5 Yr Avg) Rank Capital Outlay
2020 10 Alamance-Burlington Schools $9,485 99 $251.64 96
2020 20 Alexander County Schools 9881 80 359.01 77
2020 30 Alleghany County Schools 12330 17 416.33 67
2020 40 Anson County Schools 11324 36 463.03 57
2020 50 Ashe County Schools 11429 34 473.61 55
2020 60 Avery County Schools 12492 15 1,544.71 9
2020 70 Beaufort County Schools 10878 43 331.60 82
2020 80 Bertie County Schools 12972 12 256.78 94
2020 90 Bladen County Schools 11515 31 314.32 85
2020 100 Brunswick County Schools 10396 57 1,753.65 6
2020 110 Buncombe County Schools 10565 53 1,227.00 16
2020 111 Asheville City Schools 13522 9 2,063.05 4
2020 120 Burke County Schools 9720 88 279.24 90
2020 130 Cabarrus County Schools 9014 113 1,439.92 13
2020 132 Kannapolis City Schools 9972 74 222.49 102
2020 140 Caldwell County Schools 9714 89 501.83 47
2020 150 Camden County Schools 10454 54 221.16 103
2020 160 Carteret County Schools 10645 50 840.14 22
2020 170 Caswell County Schools 11649 26 513.63 45
2020 180 Catawba County Schools 9185 108 430.51 63
2020 181 Hickory City Schools 9517 97 402.06 70
2020 182 Newton-Conover City Schools 10091 71 252.43 95
2020 190 Chatham County Schools 10747 49 2,651.10 1
2020 200 Cherokee County Schools 12081 19 332.53 81
2020 210 Edenton-Chowan Schools 11793 22 231.54 101
2020 220 Clay County Schools 11632 28 291.92 88
2020 230 Cleveland County Schools 10202 68 464.15 56
2020 240 Columbus County Schools 10118 70 539.25 43
2020 241 Whiteville City Schools 10617 51 475.60 53
2020 250 Craven County Schools 9589 92 164.20 110
2020 260 Cumberland County Schools 9499 98 266.18 93
2020 270 Currituck County Schools 10042 72 375.82 75
2020 280 Dare County Schools 11542 30 485.45 50
2020 290 Davidson County Schools 8419 116 783.60 24
2020 291 Lexington City Schools 10348 61 276.93 91
2020 292 Thomasville City Schools 12383 16 507.84 46
2020 295 Innovative School District 10810 45 0.00 0
2020 300 Davie County Schools 9270 105 2,210.00 3
2020 310 Duplin County Schools 9060 111 1,517.70 11
2020 320 Durham County Schools 11684 25 490.13 48
2020 330 Edgecombe County Schools 11070 41 532.17 44
2020 340 Forsyth County Schools 9821 83 688.60 27
2020 350 Franklin County Schools 10028 73 191.61 108
2020 360 Gaston County Schools 9200 107 751.66 25
2020 370 Gates County Schools 12295 18 461.90 59
2020 380 Graham County Schools 13424 10 377.92 74
2020 390 Granville County Schools 9961 75 648.81 33
2020 400 Greene County Schools 11571 29 200.18 107
2020 410 Guilford County Schools 10405 55 430.37 64
2020 420 Halifax County Schools 14125 7 319.28 84
2020 421 Roanoke Rapids City Schools 9848 82 1,482.03 12
2020 422 Weldon City Schools 15930 3 421.66 65
2020 430 Harnett County Schools 9105 109 212.43 105
2020 440 Haywood County Schools 10404 56 238.93 99
2020 450 Henderson County Schools 9564 95 607.71 38
2020 460 Hertford County Schools 12020 20 547.09 42
2020 470 Hoke County Schools 9588 93 341.80 80
2020 480 Hyde County Schools 21480 1 1,391.80 14
2020 490 Iredell-Statesville Schools 8960 114 616.43 36
2020 491 Mooresville City Schools 9885 78 950.08 20
2020 500 Jackson County Schools 10757 48 656.49 32
2020 510 Johnston County Schools 9043 112 623.22 34
2020 520 Jones County Schools 13762 8 479.11 52
2020 530 Lee County Schools 9304 104 457.45 60
2020 540 Lenoir County Schools 9943 76 210.46 106
2020 550 Lincoln County Schools 8696 115 342.93 78
2020 560 Macon County Schools 10382 59 614.94 37
2020 570 Madison County Schools 11515 32 549.56 41
2020 580 Martin County Schools 12573 14 401.84 71
2020 590 McDowell County Schools 10392 58 593.58 39
2020 600 Charlotte-Mecklenburg 9785 85 1,673.41 7
2020 610 Mitchell County Schools 11293 38 786.70 23
2020 620 Montgomery County Schools 11260 39 308.65 87
2020 630 Moore County Schools 9426 101 132.47 111
2020 640 Nash-Rocky Mount Schools 9345 103 232.44 100
2020 650 New Hanover County Schools 10366 60 1,369.70 15
2020 660 Northampton County Schools 15984 2 675.76 30
2020 670 Onslow County Schools 9407 102 1,011.49 18
2020 680 Orange County Schools 11497 33 1,192.33 17
2020 681 Chapel-Hill/Carrboro 12956 13 1,540.62 10
2020 690 Pamlico County Schools 14484 5 576.62 40
2020 700 Pasquotank County Schools 10836 44 416.13 69
2020 710 Pender County Schools 9452 100 2,382.50 2
2020 720 Perquimans County Schools 11425 35 489.38 49
2020 730 Person County Schools 10247 67 455.15 61
2020 740 Pitt County Schools 9849 81 438.06 62
2020 750 Polk County Schools 11725 24 342.45 79
2020 760 Randolph County Schools 9206 106 479.91 51
2020 761 Asheboro City Schools 10248 66 474.66 54
2020 770 Richmond County Schools 10299 63 419.00 66
2020 780 Robeson County Schools 9787 84 322.58 83
2020 790 Rockingham County Schools 9766 86 124.34 113
2020 800 Rowan-Salisbury 10180 69 216.55 104
2020 810 Rutherford County Schools 10758 47 309.95 86
2020 820 Sampson County Schools 9759 87 105.80 115
2020 821 Clinton City Schools 9890 77 112.00 114
2020 830 Scotland County Schools 11790 23 955.81 19
2020 840 Stanly County Schools 9551 96 416.16 68
2020 850 Stokes County Schools 10609 52 283.48 89
2020 860 Surry County Schools 10252 65 678.59 29
2020 861 Elkin City Schools 10312 62 462.71 58
2020 862 Mount Airy City Schools 10976 42 707.31 26
2020 870 Swain County Schools 11879 21 859.56 21
2020 880 Transylvania County Schools 11633 27 622.40 35
2020 890 Tyrrell County Schools 15910 4 399.88 72
2020 900 Union County Schools 9079 110 680.30 28
2020 910 Vance County Schools 11196 40 394.70 73
2020 920 Wake County Schools 9615 91 1,897.80 5
2020 930 Warren County Schools 13367 11 126.59 112
2020 940 Washington County Schools 14321 6 671.28 31
2020 950 Watauga County Schools 10761 46 368.11 76
2020 960 Wayne County Schools 9696 90 184.55 109
2020 970 Wilkes County Schools 9882 79 246.48 97
2020 980 Wilson County Schools 9572 94 268.44 92
2020 990 Yadkin County Schools 10293 64 239.84 98
2020 995 Yancey County Schools 11306 37 1,562.14 8
2020 999 STATE TOTAL 9951 0 871.97 0

Terry Stoops / Director of the Center for Effective Education | John Locke Foundation

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...