Statewide—Indiana has the 2nd most equitable school districts in the U.S. overall, but some districts within the state are fairer than others. To find out where school funding is distributed most equitably, WalletHub scored 289 districts in Indiana based on two metrics: average household income and expenditures for public elementary and secondary schools per pupil. Several Southeastern Indiana School districts made the top 50 list in the study.
In order to rank the states with the most and least equitable school districts, WalletHub first scored 12,919 school districts throughout the U.S. based on two metrics: average household income and expenditures for public elementary and secondary schools per pupil.
Jennings County School Corportion was ranked as the number 2 school in the state spending $11,120 per student and an average household income of $49,801. Greensburg Community School Corporation was ranked number 3 in the state spending $10,272 per student and an average household income of $54,488. Rounding out the top 50 included:
25 Milan Community School Corporation
28 Franklin County Community School Corporation
42 Decatur County Community Schools
47 South Ripley Community School Corporation
48 Jac-Cen-Del Community School Corporation
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