South Carolina published FY 19 school-by-school spending data on their report card. Located in the “School Environment” section, the financial data is broken out by source of funds, personnel and non-personnel costs and, where feasible, compares the spending data to FY 18. The Financial Data page also includes information about the percent of students in poverty and the average teacher and administrator salaries. The South Carolina report card includes a feature that allows you to compare spending data for up to three schools across the state. The overview page of the district report card also includes a narrative section describing the accomplishments and goals of the district. Explore South Carolina’s spending data below or access the report card here and the statewide data files here.
WHAT YOU CAN LEARN FROM THE REPORT CARD ABOUT PER SCHOOL SPENDING
OTHER QUESTIONS TO ASK & HOW TO FIND THE ANSWERS
MORE ABOUT SOUTH CAROLINA
The Financial Data page of the South Carolina Department of Education website contains links to data manuals, accounting handbooks, and a FAQ document about South Carolina’s spending. In addition, you can access FY 18 school-by-school spending data for all schools in the state by clicking on the “Fiscal Year 2018 ESSA Report Card by Data By Location” file.
South Carolina is also seeking feedback on the report card. To submit comments, click on the “Take the Report Card Survey” on the homepage of the report card website.