Oklahoma2020-01-24T04:29:24+00:00

OKLAHOMA

Oklahoma published per-pupil spending data for the 2017-2018 school year. Located in the school climate tab of the Oklahoma School Report Cards, you can view how much each school spends per student compared to district and state averages. In addition, by clicking on the school name you can see how much that school spent per pupil on instruction, salaries, benefits and services. Oklahoma also includes the ability to view all the schools in the state that spend within specific expenditure bands.

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

OTHER QUESTIONS TO ASK & HOW TO FIND THE ANSWERS

The Oklahoma report card includes the ability to view all the schools in the state that spend within specific spending bands. To see how spending is arrayed within your district, click on each spending band and find the schools within your district in each band. Once compiled you can create your own comparison.

The Oklahoma report card does not include a feature to compare spending on services with other schools in the district or the state. However, by clicking on the school name you can see how much that school spent per pupil on instruction, salaries, benefits and services. To determine how much your school spends compared to the state and district average, you must gather the information for each school in the district or the state and conduct your own calculation.

Oklahoma does not have an online comparison option.

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

To gather this information, go to each schools report card to gather the spending and demographic data or use the student count feature on the Oklahoma Department of Education website to download the enrollment, gender and ethnicity data for each school in the state

I do not know which schools I want to compare.

To determine how much your school spends compared to other schools with similar demographics use the student count feature on the Oklahoma Department of Education website to download the enrollment, gender and ethnicity data for each school in the state. Identify schools with similar demographics and look up their school spending on the report card.

The Oklahoma report card does not include a feature to compare spending on services with other schools or by demographic data.

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

Clicking on the school name in the report card to see how much that school spent per pupil on instruction, salaries, benefits and services. Demographic data, including gender, enrollment and ethnicity, can be accessed through the student count feature on the Oklahoma Department of Education website.

I do not know which schools I want to compare.

Demographic data, including gender, enrollment and ethnicity, can be accessed through the student count feature on the Oklahoma Department of Education website.  Use this tool to find demographically similar schools and then look up each schools spending data on the report card to conduct your own comparison. Click on the school name to view how much that school spent per pupil on instruction, salaries, benefits and services.

The Oklahoma report card does not include a feature to compare spending with outcomes or demographics.

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

Outcomes data including performance on test scores, graduation rates, and summative designations as well as demographic data can be accessed through the performance tab and student count tab of the public records page on the Oklahoma Department of Education website. Use the report card to gather the school-by-school spending and the data accessed from the public records page to conduct your analysis.

I do not know which schools I want to compare.

Outcomes data including performance on test scores, graduation rates, and summative designations as well as demographic data, including gender and ethnicity, can be accessed through the performance tab and student count tab of the public records page on the Oklahoma Department of Education website. Use these tools to determine demographically similar schools, or schools with similar outcomes, and gather school-by-school spending data from the report card to compare spending with outcomes and demographics.

MORE ABOUT OKLAHOMA

Oklahoma has a great feature where you can view school-by-school per-pupil spending across the state. At the bottom of a school’s report card, the gray bar graph groups together schools that spend within a $250 range. For instance, to view all the schools across the state that spend between $6,300-6,525 per pupil, click on that price band and view the list of schools. Oklahoma also includes a brief narrative explaining the per-pupil spending provision and what is included in the calculation.