Government Funding Gap

Woodland currently has a funding gap of $280 per student

Woodland receives $720/student less in government funding than the median District 196 Elementary School.

The Actual Cost to Educate (“ACE”) each student is ~$9,335 every year. Woodland currently receives ~$9,054 per student from government funding. This is ~$720/student less in government funding than the median District 196 Elementary School.  Woodland receives less funding than other schools because because it has fewer students qualifying for free-and-reduced-price lunch and English Learner programs, which reduces the amount of Compensatory Revenue received.

To learn more about why the government funding gap exists and why Woodland receives less, view our Frequently Asked Questions.