Consolidating school districts illinois
Unfortunately, research on consolidation does not offer definitive guidance for making such decisions.
There are several reasons for this: empirical studies of consolidation employ different analytical approaches to data; older data in some studies yield results that may not be representative of current district conditions; studies do not uniformly separate costs related to merging only a narrow range of district services from costs related to merging entire districts or combining schools; different studies focus on different costs or estimate costs in different ways; and much of the literature consists of advocacy.
The poverty rates in Kane and Mc Henry Counties were 10.8 percent and 8.1 percent, respectively, compared to 13.6 percent statewide.
Note: Percentages for race and ethnicity may add up to more than 100 percent because respondents may report more than one race and the Hispanic/Latino ethnicity may be selected in conjunction with any race.
In 2015, Kane County and Mc Henry County were home to 530,847 residents and 307,343 residents, respectively, according to the United States Census Bureau.
Both counties outperformed Illinois as a whole in terms of higher education achievement in the years 2011 to 2015.
Consolidated School District 158 is a school district in Illinois that served 9,305 students during the 2012-2013 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.
It was the 25th-largest school district by enrollment in the state at that time.
The Classrooms First Commission is being chaired by Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon.What’s more, a remarkable 144 of New Jersey’s districts are made up of only one school.State Auditor Stephen Eells points out the inefficiency of having one K-6 school handle all the administrative costs of running a school district.Throughout the country there was a great wave of school district consolidation in the 1970s and 1980s.Generally speaking, this consolidation consisted of bringing multiple small school districts together under a single set of administrators.