News & EventsWyoming is 7th of 20 States that Put Education First « Back to Search Results
Thanks to an increase in revenue, the amount of money spent per student for public elementary-secondary education increased 3.2 percent to $11,762 for all 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. However, certain states — and school districts — spend much more on education than others, research shows.
Education budgets vary by state — and so does spending. In this ranking, GOBankingRates included data from the Census Bureau’s 2016 Public Elementary-Secondary Education Finance Data to specifically uncover how much every state spends per pupil.