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Education in Utah Funding, Demographics & Rankings
State Public Education Funding Trend Since 1992 Education Funding has Increased $1,047,760,921, or 81.9% The Minimum School Program has Increased $586,967,524, or 77.6% See the Public Education Data Book, Page 21
Education Spending as A Proportion of Income $42.83 Per $1,000 of personal income spent on education = 21 st highest in nation $28.08 Per $1,000 of personal income spent on student instruction = 12 th highest in nation $2.54 Per $1,000 of personal income spent on school administration = 16 th highest in nation $0.44 Per $1,000 of personal income spent on general administration = 7 th lowest in nation See the Public Education Data Book, Page 37
State Income Tax Supports Nearly 3/4 of Public Education Costs See the Public Education Data Book, Page 23
Federal and Local Revenue Not Keeping Pace $51.77 in total education revenue per $1,000 in personal income = 14 th in nation $31.63 in State education revenue per $1,000 in personal income = 10 th in nation $3.72 in Federal education revenue per $1,000 in personal income = 21 st in nation $16.41 in Local education revenue per $1,000 in personal income = 36 th in nation See the Public Education Data Book, Page 36
95% of State Funding Goes to Local School Districts The total education budget = $2,326,540,609 The Minimum School Program – Funding for basic education = $1,961,001,809 – all goes to districts State Board of Education – Funding for State Office, Rehabilitation, Schools for the Deaf and Blind, Fine Arts, Education Contracts and Child Nutrition = $337,180,800 – more than 80% goes to districts The School Building Program = $28,358,000 – all goes to districts See the Public Education Data Book, Page 21
What is the Weighted Pupil Unit? The unit of measure used in determining a uniform cost for educating each student One WPU usually equals one student Additional WPUs are allocated for specific pupils or programs The value of the WPU for FY 2003 is $2,132 - $16 higher than last year For FY 2003, 627,795 WPUs were allocated by the Legislature WPU funding will equal $1,338,458,940 in FY 2003 See the Public Education Data Book, Page 26
WPU Value and Funding Steadily Increasing Since 1993 the dollar value of each WPU has increased $642 or 43% Total Funding for all WPUs has increased $1.33 million See the Public Education Data Book, Page 26
Utah Ranks High in Teacher Salary Comparisons There are Approximately 25,214 (FTE) Instructional Personnel in Utah. 22,210 (FTE) Hold Teaching Positions 3,004 Hold Non-Teaching Positions The Average Teacher Salary, Including Benefits and Career Ladder Earnings = $53,940 Utah Ranks #4 in the Nation for Percent Change in Average Teacher Salary for 1990-91 to 2000-01. In the Western Region Utah Ranks #3 in Highest Average Salary for Teachers. See the Public Education Data Book, Pages 7 - 10
Demographics Skew Per-pupil Spending National Education Association Ranks Utah #50 (out of 51) in Per Pupil Revenue and Expenditures for 2001 National Average = $7,079 Utah Average = $4,475 Per Pupil Expenditures Increased 21.3% from 1992-2001 = 17 th in Nation Utah spends $39 Per Pupil for Each $1,000 in Personal Income = 32 nd in Nation See the Public Education Data Book, Pages 29, 33 & 34
Utah Has 2 nd Highest Percentage School-aged Population State Population - 19992,121,033 20002,150,205 20012,187,276 Percent of Resident Population Under Age 18 = 23.3% National Rank = 2nd See the Public Education Data Book, Pages 14, 35, & 38
Utah’s Public Ed Enrollment Growth Outpaces Nation 2001 Fall Enrollment = 477,801 students Enrollment as a Percent of State Population = 21.8% State Enrollment Percent Change 2000-2001 = 0.5% National Enrollment Percent Change 2000-2001 = 0.3% Enrollment Growth : + 2,532 new students See the Public Education Data Book, Page 13
Utah Entering Period of Further Enrollment Growth See the Public Education Data Book, Page 13
Enrollment Projected to Increase by More Than 20% Over Next 10 Years 2001477,801 2002480,736 2003488,125 2004497,370 2005509,971 2006524,172 2007538,052 2008552,355 2009567,248 2010582,974 Enrollment Projections – An Estimated Increase of 105,000 Students is Expected by 2010 Annual Rate of Change is Expected to Reach 2.8% See the Public Education Data Book, Page 14
New Students Per Year Projected to Increase from 2,000 to 16,000 See the Public Education Data Book, Page 14
Student Growth Brings Increased Socioeconomic Diversity Utah Ranks #1 in Percent Change in Minority Student Population Utah Ranks #1 in Percent Change in Students Eligible for Free/Reduced Price Lunch See the Public Education Data Book, Pages 16 & 20
Class-size Challenges Remain The Pupil-Teacher Ratio in Utah is 22.1 Students per Teacher 1.7 Students per Teacher Less than in 1996 but 0.9 Students more than 1999 Utah’s Pupil-Teacher Ratio fell at a rate of 9.4% from 1997 to 2001 = 11th in the nation for 2001 Teachers Represent 54.3% of All Utah Public Educational Staff = 14th in the nation for 2000 See the Public Education Data Book, Pages 18 & 34
Factors Other than Spending Influence Educational Success Parental Involvement Utah has highest prop. of married-couple households with children under 18 (35%) in the nation (23.5%)* Income, Shelter, and Nutrition Utah has second lowest level of child poverty (13%) in the nation (19%)** Overall Well Being Utah ranked 3 rd in the nation for composite indicators of child well being** *See Households and Families: 2000, U.S. Census Bureau, September, 2001, p. 4. **See 2002 Kids Count, Annie E. Casey Foundation, May, 2002.
Utah Schools’ Performance Utah (84.5%) ranks #1 in nation (66.6%) for high school graduation rate* Utah in top quartile for 8 th graders testing above “basic” mathematics and for 8 th grade mathematics proficiency* Utah in national top-10 for SAT Verbal (8 th ) and Mathematical (10 th ) scores** Utah consistently scores above national average on ACT standardized test results*** *See State Statistical Trends: Education Outcomes and Achievements, Morgan Quitno Press, 5/2001. **See Digest of Education Statistics, U.S. Dept. of Education, January, 2001. ***USOE, School Evaluation and Assessment Section.
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