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South Dakota

The South Dakota Department of Education published FY19-20 school-by-school per-pupil expenditures on the South Dakota Report Card. Expenditures are located under the “About the School” button of each school’s report card, broken out by federal, state and local sources. Explore South Dakota’s spending data below or jump over to the state report card HERE.

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See our FY19 spending and outcomes analyses


Visit your school’s report card and click “About the School” to collect per-pupil spending information, then visit your district’s report card to view average per-pupil spending data. South Dakota does not currently report average per-pupil spending for the state.

South Dakota does not currently have a comparison feature. Collect spending information for every school in your district by visiting each school’s report card.

South Dakota does not break down expenditures by service on the report cards.

South Dakota does not break down expenditure by services on school report cards.

The compare feature on South Dakota’s website does not currently have 2019-20 data.

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

View each comparison school’s report card to collect spending and demographics data.

I do not know which schools I want to compare.

Identify demographically similar schools by downloading data from the “Student Enrollment Data” page. Then visit each comparison school’s report card to collect school spending 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.

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.

For questions about the data or feedback on the report card, email the South Dakota Department of Education.