Resident Student Per Pupil Operating Costs

General Information

The Operating Costs include all general fund expenditures and revenues annually reported by each School Administrative Unit except major capital outlay, debt service, and transportation expenditures. Since this report is based only on resident pupils, any tuition receipts have been deducted from the cost data.
 

For the Resident Student Per Pupil Operating Costs – Per-Pupil Report, expenditures are divided by the resident pupil count. For the Resident Student Per Pupil Operating Costs – Per-Pupil Report, prior to FY18, the resident pupil count is an average of the October 1st and April 1st resident students (for which a School Administrative Unit is financially responsible) reported to the State Department of Education's Student Information System. For the FY18 Resident Student Per Pupil Operating Costs – Per-Pupil Report, the resident pupil count is the resident students reported to the Maine Department of Education on October 1, 2017.

PK-12 Statewide Total Averages

Detailed Information by School Administrative Unit

Fiscal Year Per Pupil Operating Cost Annual Percentage Change Sorted by SAU Sorted by PK-12 Sorted by PK-8 Sorted by 9-12
2017-18 $12,197.95 2.85% PDF / Excel PDF / Excel PDF / Excel PDF / Excel
2016-17 $11,859.95 4.3% PDF / Excel PDF / Excel PDF / Excel PDF / Excel
2015-16 $11,348.78 3.2% PDF / Excel PDF / Excel PDF / Excel PDF / Excel
2014-15 $10,990.51 4.0% PDF PDF PDF PDF
2013-14 $10,545.58 5.0% PDF PDF PDF PDF
2012-13 $10,021.47 2.9% PDF PDF PDF PDF
2011-12 $9,726.80 1.0% PDF PDF PDF PDF
2010-11 $9,629.62 -0.3% PDF PDF PDF PDF
2009-10 $9,662.93 0.4% PDF PDF PDF PDF
2008-09 $9,624.71 2.6% PDF PDF PDF PDF
2007-08 $9,370.00 6.1% PDF PDF PDF PDF
2006-07 $8,801.79 6.5% PDF PDF PDF PDF
2005-06 $8,229.51 5.7% PDF PDF PDF PDF
2004-05 $7,761.24 5.5% PDF      
2003-04 $7,330.59 4.3% PDF      
2002-03 $7,018.79 5.4% PDF      
2001-02 $6,640.44 6.1% PDF      
2000-01 $6,233.15 6.6% PDF      
1999-00 $5,819.69 5.9% PDF      
1998-99 $5,474.60 6.0% PDF      
1997-98 $5,146.99 4.1% PDF      
1996-97 $4,938.29 4.0% PDF      
1995-96 $4,738.41 2.9% PDF      
1994-95 $4,600.02 4.1% PDF      
1993-94 $4,411.02 2.5%        
1992-93 $4,299.19 1.7%        
1991-92 $4,226.97 1.3%        

 

Per Pupil Operating Costs 2005-06 to 2014-15

 

Twenty Year Trend State Average Per Pupil Operating Costs

Please send any questions to:

Paula Gravelle

GPA Support Services Team
23 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333
Phone: (207) 624-6792
Fax: (207) 624-6791