How Rome school spending compares
This chart shows some of the Rome school district financial benchmarks per pupil for 2007-08, with rankings in comparison to other districts in the Mohawk Valley region and the state. The Mohawk Valley region includes Fulton, Hamilton, Herkimer, Montgomery, Oneida and Schoharie counties.
Benchmark Total Mohawk Valley State Rank
(out of 51) (out of 699)
Total spending per pupil $19,653 18 343
Instruction per pupil $9,307 14 312
Medical insurance per pupil $2,316 20 206
Teacher retirement per pupil $484 32 549
Local revenue per pupil $6,706 29 521
State aid per pupil $11,737 6 91
Source: Office of State Comptroller, with further calculations by the Public Policy Institute and the Empire Center for New York State Policy.