Over the weekend, the NC Department of Public Instruction released financial data for the 2014-15 school year.

When you include state ($5,638), federal ($1,005), local ($2,133), and 5-year average capital ($406) dollars, the state’s per-pupil expenditure totaled $9,182 last year.

In addition, 85 of North Carolina’s 115 school districts spent more than $9,000/student on operating and capital expenses.  No district spent less than $7,300 per student.