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Minnesota2021-07-15T22:33:37+00:00

MINNESOTA

The Minnesota Department of Education published FY 2019-20 school-by-school spending data broken down by district, school, and program through its Data Center’s School Finance Reports. Explore questions about Minnesota’s spending data below, or jump over to the Expenditures – District/Site Level Report tool HERE or see Minnesota report cards HERE.

WHAT YOU CAN LEARN FROM THE REPORT CARD ABOUT SCHOOL-BY-SCHOOL SPENDING

Button: links to NERD$ database

To see how your school’s spending compares to district and state averages, use the Expenditures – District/Site Level Report tool to view statewide, districtwide, and individual school expenditure reports.

Minnesota does not yet have an online comparison option to assess school district spending across campuses. Use the Expenditures – District/Site Level Report tool to collect FY 2019-20 spending data for each school in a district.

The Expenditures – District/Site Level Report tool allows you to view statewide, districtwide, and individual school expenditure reports that break down spending by services such as Instructional Support, Pupil Support, and Student Transportation.

Minnesota does not yet have an online comparison option for school spending.

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

Use the Expenditures – District/Site Level Report tool to view each comparison school’s expenditure reports.

I do not know which schools I want to compare.

Visit each school’s report card to determine demographically similar schools. Then, visit the Expenditures – District/Site Level Report tool to collect each comparison school’s expenditure data.

Minnesota does not yet have an online comparison option for school spending.

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

Use the Expenditures – District/Site Level Report tool to view each comparison school’s expenditure reports.

I do not know which schools I want to compare.

Visit each school’s report card to determine demographically similar schools. Then, visit the Expenditures – District/Site Level Report tool to collect each comparison school’s expenditure data.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, limited outcomes data was collected for school year 2019-20. Visit each school’s report card to gather comparison details on spending, demographics, and any available outcomes data.

If you have any questions about the data or feedback on the report card, please email mde.analytics@state.mn.us.