State, Local, and Federal Per Pupil Spending
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In the 2017-18 academic year, DPS ranked 75th in state funding on a per-student basis, fifth in local funding, 35th in federal funding, and 24th in total funding.
Child nutrition funding in excluded from the per pupil expenditure totals and rankings to provide an apples-to-apples comparison across districts.
Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction – Financial & Business Services – Statistical Profile
North Carolina Department of Commerce - County Distress Rankings
Base geographic mapping files provided by the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation.