Report: CHSD 128 gets $106.27 per student in federal aid
Community High School District (CHSD) 128 received $106.27 per student from the federal government in 2015, or approximately $353,364.37, the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) said.
The $353,364.37 equals approximately 0.5 percent of CHSD's total budget. The state average for federal funding of public school districts is 8 percent, ISBE said.
The Obama administration is threatening to pull federal funding from local schools that refuse to follow Washington directives. Most recently, it ordered all public schools to allow transgender students to use the bathroom that matches their gender identity.
Chicago Public Schools gets 16 percent of its funding from the federal government, or twice the state average. Chicago property taxpayers pay for only 49 percent of their school bill; CHSD pays for 95.4 percent.
CHSD spent a total of $21,255 per student in 2015, 14.2 percent more than in 2010, when it spent $18,617 per student.
Among Lake County school districts, Libertyville SD 70 ($176.74 per pupil) and Mundelein ESD 75 ($400.36 per pupil) receive more money from the federal government than CHSD.
Community High School District (CHSD) 128 spends the most money on public schools in Lake County, at $21,255 per pupil.
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