Georgia2019-05-20T23:08:10+00:00

GEORGIA

Georgia’s reporting system is produced in partnership between the Georgia Department of Education and the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement. School spending data with comparison to district and state averages is available on the Office of Student Achievement’s Annual K-12 Public Schools Report Card, while school-level spending details are included through the School System Financial Information on the Department of Education’s website. Explore Georgia’s spending data below or jump over to the School Report Cards HERE or to the state Department of Education’s School System Financial Information system HERE.

WHAT YOU CAN LEARN FROM THE REPORT CARD ABOUT PER SCHOOL SPENDING

OTHER QUESTIONS TO ASK & HOW TO FIND THE ANSWERS

Georgia does not yet have an online comparison option for school spending. You can view individual school Report Cards to gather comparison details on spending per student.

I know which school(s) I want to compare.

View each comparison school’s Report Card Per Pupil Expenditures to gather per school spending.

I do not know which schools I want to compare.

Use the Schools Like Mine Dashboard to find Georgie public schools that are demographically similar to yours.

View each comparison school’s Report Card Per Pupil Expenditures to gather per school spending.

Georgia state does publish district or state averages for spending on services.

Georgia state does not yet have an online comparison option for school spending. You can view individual schools’ expenditure pages to gather comparison details on spending on services.

I know which school(s) I want to compare.

View each comparison school’s School System Financial Information page and enter the district representing the school(s) you want to access. Click the “Expenditures – By School/Facility” icon, then select the school to view spending information for that school.

I do not know which schools I want to compare.

Use the Schools Like Mine Dashboard to find Georgie public schools that are demographically similar to yours.

View each comparison school’s School System Financial Information page and enter the district representing the school(s) you want to access. Click the “Expenditures – By School/Facility” icon, then select the school to view spending information for that school.

Georgia does not yet have an online comparison option for school spending and outcomes. You can view individual school’s Report Cards to gather comparison details on spending per student and student performance on achievement tests and graduation rates.

I know which school(s) I want to compare.

View each comparison school’s Report Card Per Pupil Expenditures to gather per school spending and each school’s Georgia School Report to gather outcomes information.

I do not know which schools I want to compare.

Use the Schools Like Mine Dashboard to find Georgie public schools that are demographically similar to yours.

View each comparison school’s Report Card Per Pupil Expenditures to gather per school spending and each school’s Georgia School Report to gather outcomes information.

Georgia does not yet have an online comparison option. You can view individual school’s Report Cards to gather per-pupil expenditures for each school in a district. Since you will need to look up each school individually it may be helpful to consider comparing by school type (such as high, middle or elementary).

View each comparison school’s Report Card Per Pupil Expenditures to collect per-pupil spending.

MORE ABOUT GEORGIA

Georgia’s reporting system is a joint project of the Georgia Department of Education and the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement. The state has a Financial Efficiency Star Rating (FESR) to assess school financial efficiency performance. If you have any questions about the data reported by Georgia or feedback on its report card system(s) please complete the online form HERE.