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LOVE YOUR MONEY: New Jersey 101.5 radio station released an article on April 23 naming the most and least expensive school districts in New Jersey. Topping out Camden County with the most expensive cost per pupil was the school district of Camden City coming in at $29,455 per pupil followed by the Gloucester City school district at a cost of $25, 148 per pupil. The numbers were released as part of the annual Taxpayers’ Guide to Education Spending.
“The annual spending guide is a tool designed to provide transparency to New Jerseyans about how schools spend their taxpayer dollars to educate students,” Acting Education Commissioner Kimberley Harrington said.
The data compares district’s costs on teacher salaries, administrator pay and supplies.