The Ohio Department of Education published FY 2019-20 school-by-school spending data on the Ohio School Report Cards website. Spending information can be found in the Financial Data tab of each report card. Explore Ohio’s spending data below or jump over to the Report Card HERE.

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See our FY19 spending and outcomes analyses


Visit the Financial Data tab on your school’s report card to view spending per pupil by school and state. Then visit your district’s report card to view district-level spending per pupil.

Ohio does not yet have an online comparison option to assess school-by-school spending within a district. You can view individual school report cards to gather per-pupil expenditures for each school in a district.

Ohio does not break down spending by services beyond “Classroom” and “Non-Classroom.”

Ohio does not break down spending by services beyond “Classroom” and “Non-Classroom.”

Ohio does not yet have an online comparison option for school spending. You can view individual school’s report cards to gather comparison details on enrollment and spending per student.

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View each comparison school’s spending per student.

I do not know which schools I want to compare.

To determine demographically similar schools, download Fall Enrollment (Headcount) – October 2019 Public District and Buildings. Then collect spending data from each comparison school’s report card.

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.

Edunomics Lab developed interactive data displays to explore resource equity, how dollars are allocated to schools, and which schools are most able to leverage their money to maximize student outcomes. Explore the analyses here.

If you have any questions about the data or feedback on the report card, please email contact.center@education.ohio.gov.