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How much does it cost to educate a child in Maine?

The table below gives the total cost to educate a child in every school district in Maine.

The components of the cost are broken down into different categories including instruction, transportation and administration.

A zero in the data represents no data reported on the Maine Department of Education website.

SOURCE: Maine Department of Education Data current as of December 1, 2013
District Total per-pupil expenditure Regular instruction Special education instruction Vocational and other instruction Student & staff support Administration: school and system Transportation and buses Facilities maintenance Debt service, other expenses
Acton Public Schools 14,367 7,593 2,450 113 836 1,113 905 1,110 247
Airline CSD 12,936 6,289 1,610 284 150 1,006 2,054 1,257 286
Alexander Public Schools 9,161 5,109 541 0 5 1,037 1,406 1,054 9
Appleton Public Schools 12,551 5,179 1,925 103 1,049 1,356 700 1,919 320
Auburn Public Schools 9,409 3,769 2,013 173 1,063 541 379 818 653
Augusta Public Schools 11,064 3,323 1,687 1,286 817 938 728 1,101 1,184
Baileyville Public Schools 11,899 3,702 1,320 617 1,543 2,024 495 1,960 238
Bancroft Public Schools 10,607 6,878 2,412 338 0 557 422 0 0
Bangor Public Schools 10,542 4,636 1,669 451 922 833 447 1,100 484
Bar Harbor Public Schools 11,878 5,720 2,097 149 996 1,046 534 1,180 156
Baring Plt Public Schools 10,280 7,013 1,769 0 0 562 930 6 0
Beals Public Schools 11,353 5,069 2,478 268 133 1,413 152 1,429 411
Beaver Cove Public Schools 11,733 8,836 158 0 0 1,395 1,344 0 0
Beddington Public Schools 15,090 6,123 0 0 0 1,167 7,800 0 0
Biddeford Public Schools 12,540 4,670 2,068 906 742 868 491 1,100 1,695
Blue Hill Public Schools 12,505 7,388 1,630 131 542 809 826 1,179 0
Boothbay-Boothbay Hbr CSD 14,415 5,712 2,131 365 1,345 1,360 761 2,493 248
Bowerbank Public Schools 10,118 6,490 0 0 0 983 2,645 0 0
Bremen Public Schools 9,354 7,460 560 0 1 519 814 0 0
Brewer Public Schools 12,035 3,855 1,617 632 890 1,041 332 1,197 2,471
Bridgewater Public Schools 7,476 6,758 438 0 0 280 0 0 0
Bristol Public Schools 12,803 7,108 1,609 217 457 696 1,067 1,597 52
Brooklin Public Schools 18,840 9,319 2,598 444 912 1,918 1,646 1,670 333
Brooksville Public Schools 17,317 9,657 1,891 107 478 1,742 1,030 1,519 893
Brunswick Public Schools 13,166 5,653 1,723 549 1,242 847 593 1,298 1,261
Calais Public Schools 15,885 4,396 3,223 2,052 575 1,518 772 2,001 1,348
Cape Elizabeth Public Schools 12,734 5,648 1,707 451 1,437 968 391 1,339 793
Caratunk Public Schools 23,447 8,874 0 0 0 5,385 9,188 0 0
Carroll Plt Public Schools 11,150 7,886 1,519 527 0 547 671 0 0
Castine Public Schools 16,233 10,123 1,854 138 330 1,737 1,070 981 0
Caswell Public Schools 9,040 4,597 556 0 83 1,227 481 2,023 73
Charlotte Public Schools 14,130 6,851 2,276 0 10 1,715 1,826 1,452 0
Chebeague Island Public Schools 17,985 6,919 515 0 171 1,603 2,049 1,404 5,324
Cooper Public Schools 10,277 7,283 266 0 0 583 2,145 0 0
Coplin Plt Public Schools 10,410 8,930 0 30 94 478 878 0 0
Cranberry Isles Public Schools 29,954 14,778 1,003 218 805 2,716 2,208 8,226 0
Crawford Public Schools 13,366 6,883 357 0 0 1,018 5,101 7 0
Cutler Public Schools 11,782 6,160 2,321 72 10 681 945 1,041 552
Damariscotta Public Schools 12,076 9,213 1,733 81 0 403 646 0 0
Dedham Public Schools 9,755 5,319 1,437 253 448 719 485 809 285
Deer Isle-Stonington CSD 18,890 6,522 3,123 710 1,438 1,983 816 2,461 1,837
Dennysville Public Schools 10,760 7,178 883 0 0 576 2,117 6 0
Drew Plt Public Schools 9,844 7,845 14 317 0 856 714 0 98
East Machias Public Schools 9,514 5,408 1,166 65 12 929 412 883 639
East Millinocket Public Schools 12,800 4,423 1,959 995 1,414 1,843 146 1,678 342
East Range CSD 11,326 4,655 1,242 826 206 961 1,801 1,466 169
Easton Public Schools 14,297 6,014 1,165 562 1,369 2,112 705 2,171 199
Eastport Public Schools 12,607 1,526 3,239 832 572 2,812 851 2,775 0
Edgecomb Public Schools 15,192 7,175 2,403 6 405 1,216 488 1,233 2,266
Falmouth Public Schools 13,496 5,912 1,574 315 1,097 884 587 1,067 2,060
Fayette Public Schools 9,445 5,833 1,046 0 212 769 759 629 197
Five Town CSD 16,992 6,015 1,520 2,041 1,604 1,143 576 1,888 2,205
Frenchboro Public Schools 16,361 11,477 1,160 0 1,024 1,131 565 1,004 0
Georgetown Public Schools 14,705 7,634 1,866 28 1,126 1,602 916 1,208 325
Gilead Public Schools 10,525 8,346 454 268 0 371 1,086 0 0
Glenwood Plt Public Schools 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Gorham Public Schools 11,834 4,751 1,823 467 806 956 607 1,026 1,398
Grand Isle Public Schools 6,906 6,712 0 0 0 194 0 0 0
Grand Lake Stream Plt School Dept 13,619 7,981 458 0 0 626 4,554 0 0
Great Salt Bay CSD 12,636 5,834 1,924 286 643 1,109 824 1,338 678
Greenbush Public Schools 12,509 5,962 2,769 449 376 980 1,181 792 0
Greenville Public Schools 14,779 3,439 2,168 1,117 2,009 2,091 646 2,299 1,010
Harmony Public Schools 9,844 5,437 1,409 86 290 1,283 572 767 0
Hermon Public Schools 10,096 3,342 1,254 543 1,153 986 510 1,283 1,025
Highland Plt Public Schools 10,747 8,609 951 0 0 446 741 0 0
Hope Public Schools 10,024 4,326 1,554 149 949 1,314 608 898 226
Isle Au Haut Public Schools 33,984 21,775 2,319 0 7 2,154 3,498 4,231 0
Islesboro Public Schools 25,878 9,670 2,123 1,467 1,058 3,315 541 7,704 0
Jefferson Public Schools 17,227 7,019 2,207 338 515 789 1,260 5,060 39
Jonesboro Public Schools 10,262 6,933 1,003 95 51 619 439 1,047 75
Jonesport Public Schools 8,404 4,063 1,103 115 211 1,306 154 1,327 125
Kingsbury Plt Public Schools 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kittery Public Schools 12,908 5,083 2,454 176 1,173 1,112 480 1,254 1,176
Lake View Plt. Public Schools 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lakeville Public Schools 12,835 8,179 3,598 143 0 245 670 0 0
Lewiston Public Schools 10,656 3,936 2,663 702 579 688 508 1,020 560
Lincoln Plt Public Schools 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lincolnville Public Schools 15,023 5,633 1,591 192 1,622 1,160 683 1,257 2,885
Lisbon Public Schools 10,667 4,197 1,661 291 909 904 541 1,107 1,057
Long Island Public Schools 14,238 9,464 896 0 17 1,475 908 1,478 0
Lowell Public Schools 9,135 7,282 349 486 0 360 178 0 480
Machias Public Schools 9,931 2,989 931 1,092 893 1,541 485 1,713 287
Machiasport Public Schools 10,429 6,499 1,348 112 16 654 450 1,350 0
Macwahoc Plt School Dept 11,988 8,435 1,589 435 0 672 785 0 72
Madawaska Public Schools 13,304 4,522 1,686 762 908 1,545 966 1,281 1,634
Marshfield Public Schools 8,719 7,099 916 0 0 365 339 0 0
Meddybemps Public Schools 10,539 7,964 35 0 0 706 1,834 0 0
Medford Public Schools 10,829 7,756 2,148 0 0 194 731 0 0
Medway Public Schools 11,524 5,558 1,073 683 450 1,267 654 1,783 56
Milford Public Schools 11,283 5,278 2,122 231 556 1,217 458 878 543
Millinocket Public Schools 12,311 4,096 1,870 910 923 1,208 536 2,023 745
Monhegan Plt School Dept 65,863 44,872 1,409 0 1,131 9,569 0 6,991 1,891
Moosabec CSD 16,422 7,175 818 1,129 1,021 3,355 304 2,620 0
Mount Desert Public Schools 18,550 6,586 2,795 275 1,760 1,527 1,044 1,868 2,695
MSAD 10 13,548 8,157 800 0 0 1,234 3,285 0 72
MSAD 27 10,672 3,983 1,589 686 1,225 1,184 496 1,509 0
MSAD 46 12,424 3,851 1,249 1,292 885 914 623 954 2,656
MSAD 76 15,962 6,867 1,704 201 731 1,964 1,484 2,409 602
Mt Desert CSD 17,924 5,154 2,210 1,582 2,119 1,527 585 3,179 1,568
Nashville Plt Public Schools 14,138 10,415 0 0 0 1,098 2,625 0 0
New Sweden Public Schools 10,401 5,281 1,275 36 391 1,215 438 1,707 58
Newcastle Public Schools 11,795 9,421 1,082 115 1 333 843 0 0
Nobleboro Public Schools 13,004 6,967 1,710 145 783 1,093 926 1,323 57
Northfield Public Schools 8,914 6,490 615 0 0 360 1,449 0 0
Orient Public Schools 13,165 7,106 1,543 455 0 1,342 2,719 0 0
Orrington Public Schools 9,688 5,513 1,001 241 355 592 554 660 772
Otis Public Schools 8,180 4,471 581 101 170 1,017 516 1,324 0
Pembroke Public Schools 10,374 4,917 1,864 40 44 1,155 1,160 1,011 183
Penobscot Public Schools 13,036 8,055 1,151 44 279 1,794 650 1,063 0
Perry Public Schools 8,740 5,310 928 29 71 939 727 732 4
Pleasant Ridge Plt School Dept 16,010 8,459 2,472 95 69 997 3,782 0 136
Portage Lake Public Schools 17,161 8,682 741 0 0 576 742 0 6,420
Portland Public Schools 12,202 5,405 1,768 385 1,026 1,207 343 1,221 847
Princeton Public Schools 9,062 5,132 788 84 97 1,066 542 1,223 130
Reed Plt Public Schools 13,195 7,706 3,141 883 0 768 697 0 0
Robbinston Public Schools 11,068 6,269 1,843 0 39 930 947 1,040 0
Roque Bluffs Public Schools 12,024 6,951 3,642 0 0 482 949 0 0
RSU 01 - LKRSU 12,069 4,550 1,916 792 1,002 962 521 1,414 912
RSU 02 10,181 4,354 1,546 353 746 842 605 1,232 503
RSU 03/MSAD 03 12,763 3,755 1,592 766 1,046 984 881 1,383 2,356
RSU 04 11,944 4,580 1,959 232 1,219 1,007 785 1,323 839
RSU 05 12,446 5,250 1,539 523 1,152 869 681 1,473 959
RSU 06/MSAD 06 10,726 3,999 1,689 368 735 954 661 1,495 825
RSU 07/MSAD 07 28,789 12,615 2,307 1,010 1,889 5,382 577 2,378 2,631
RSU 08/MSAD 08 17,277 5,760 1,205 880 1,027 1,701 98 1,651 4,955
RSU 09 12,375 3,850 1,238 741 762 824 696 1,353 2,911
RSU 10 12,350 4,501 2,003 1,039 1,111 878 655 1,536 627
RSU 11/MSAD 11 9,491 4,130 1,249 323 629 830 698 1,288 344
RSU 12 12,424 5,398 2,024 301 671 942 831 1,210 1,047
RSU 13 13,027 5,258 1,974 747 1,250 1,016 700 1,641 441
RSU 14 11,146 4,370 1,751 349 964 841 582 1,319 970
RSU 15/MSAD 15 9,833 3,960 1,253 361 863 867 816 1,261 452
RSU 16 10,460 4,128 1,800 254 745 951 782 1,092 708
RSU 17/MSAD 17 9,837 3,733 1,144 1,079 674 788 702 1,051 666
RSU 18 9,993 4,822 1,108 374 978 733 668 923 387
RSU 19 9,404 4,042 1,259 278 605 910 895 941 474
RSU 20 12,907 4,711 2,237 685 939 1,032 925 1,431 947
RSU 21 13,038 5,674 2,015 300 1,009 947 821 1,295 977
RSU 23 10,658 6,139 1,856 129 532 657 442 803 100
RSU 24 13,152 4,426 1,868 440 943 1,085 902 1,413 2,075
RSU 25 11,026 4,093 1,960 433 905 819 863 1,340 613
RSU 26 12,610 5,650 2,162 458 910 984 468 1,207 771
RSU 28/MSAD 28 15,795 6,396 2,168 113 1,128 1,116 520 2,128 2,226
RSU 29/MSAD 29 8,978 4,068 1,186 577 738 672 405 978 354
RSU 30/MSAD 30 10,815 5,033 1,749 595 463 1,081 616 1,186 92
RSU 31/MSAD 31 12,691 4,284 1,942 847 897 1,069 819 1,760 1,073
RSU 32/MSAD 32 15,677 4,371 1,047 480 693 1,962 674 1,850 4,600
RSU 33/MSAD 33 9,629 3,715 657 670 882 1,370 762 1,485 88
RSU 34 10,721 4,080 1,486 520 1,040 991 356 1,466 782
RSU 35/MSAD 35 10,921 4,737 1,357 361 849 913 646 1,242 816
RSU 37/MSAD 37 10,491 3,732 1,874 428 703 999 916 1,803 36
RSU 38 11,676 4,811 1,265 398 1,145 1,079 655 1,522 801
RSU 39 10,668 3,679 1,564 1,164 1,120 924 599 1,554 64
RSU 40/MSAD 40 11,991 4,455 1,780 605 1,187 997 920 1,114 933
RSU 41/MSAD 41 10,099 4,187 1,827 289 918 950 498 1,430 0
RSU 42/MSAD 42 10,325 3,816 1,559 435 1,050 1,397 741 1,258 69
RSU 44/MSAD 44 12,107 4,069 987 1,158 884 1,424 1,289 1,902 394
RSU 45/MSAD 45 10,083 3,880 1,992 365 674 1,002 574 1,492 104
RSU 49/MSAD 49 10,198 4,288 1,593 372 968 798 677 1,502 0
RSU 50 12,074 4,281 2,066 799 881 1,352 1,057 1,525 113
RSU 51/MSAD 51 14,464 5,994 2,425 394 917 1,049 580 1,652 1,453
RSU 52/MSAD 52 11,406 4,503 1,880 246 879 964 832 1,279 823
RSU 53/MSAD 53 9,209 5,692 1,102 116 443 699 489 653 15
RSU 54/MSAD 54 11,302 4,424 2,165 612 805 693 595 1,010 998
RSU 55/MSAD 55 12,124 4,074 2,021 296 850 1,135 999 1,474 1,275
RSU 57/MSAD 57 10,387 4,207 1,519 211 837 749 873 1,249 742
RSU 58/MSAD 58 11,574 2,724 1,652 219 1,154 1,740 1,083 2,872 130
RSU 59/MSAD 59 11,320 4,782 1,631 408 965 1,136 628 1,263 507
RSU 60/MSAD 60 11,139 4,469 1,821 305 887 807 721 1,295 834
RSU 61/MSAD 61 14,027 4,691 2,440 863 1,246 1,099 848 1,641 1,199
RSU 63/MSAD 63 9,896 5,606 1,222 172 463 691 768 958 16
RSU 64/MSAD 64 9,070 4,000 1,273 425 444 932 1,074 922 0
RSU 65/MSAD 65 33,279 15,828 6,621 0 89 4,235 190 6,316 0
RSU 67 10,205 3,891 1,166 892 734 1,243 671 1,608 0
RSU 68/MSAD 68 9,238 5,025 999 126 456 530 546 609 947
RSU 70/MSAD 70 12,091 4,551 2,060 805 1,132 1,426 787 1,279 51
RSU 72/MSAD 72 12,480 6,723 2,130 89 590 887 926 1,073 62
RSU 73 10,664 4,368 1,424 230 967 916 744 1,499 516
RSU 74/MSAD 74 11,813 4,626 1,979 281 772 1,186 891 1,273 805
RSU 75/MSAD 75 12,644 4,757 2,426 477 1,236 1,037 800 1,262 649
RSU 78 15,785 6,775 1,721 488 1,051 2,306 1,373 1,868 203
RSU 79/MSAD 01 10,851 3,923 1,175 1,095 921 801 991 1,602 343
RSU 80/MSAD 04 9,754 3,963 1,098 393 931 949 534 1,348 538
RSU 82/MSAD 12 13,297 5,331 1,177 645 1,388 1,577 463 2,425 291
RSU 83/MSAD 13 12,831 4,083 1,920 449 1,501 2,008 409 2,306 155
RSU 84/MSAD 14 13,433 2,782 3,539 1,307 699 2,145 512 2,449 0
RSU 85/MSAD 19 13,640 6,340 2,513 148 13 1,408 1,225 1,901 92
RSU 86/MSAD 20 10,120 4,560 1,506 398 560 1,206 536 970 384
RSU 87/MSAD 23 8,215 4,125 944 218 507 682 766 643 330
RSU 88/MSAD 24 11,891 5,383 1,458 990 834 798 761 1,586 81
Sanford Public Schools 9,368 3,517 1,632 683 788 873 529 1,344 2
Scarborough Public Schools 11,119 4,804 1,895 311 873 700 452 938 1,146
Seboeis Plt Public Schools 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sedgwick Public Schools 14,126 7,107 2,196 282 729 1,353 949 1,391 119
Shirley Public Schools 13,062 8,736 531 416 0 1,397 1,982 0 0
South Bristol Public Schools 15,893 8,765 1,513 375 1,034 1,842 1,056 1,229 79
South Portland Public Schools 12,656 5,073 2,360 325 1,093 1,076 486 1,293 950
Southport Public Schools 17,692 10,847 1,489 190 473 1,672 676 1,707 638
Southwest Harbor Public Schools 21,996 7,791 3,051 401 2,004 1,746 1,141 5,491 371
Talmadge Public Schools 9,489 7,545 443 0 0 751 750 0 0
The Forks Plt School Dept 13,078 7,233 0 410 0 1,408 4,027 0 0
Tremont Public Schools 19,352 8,427 2,589 390 2,086 1,804 1,644 2,100 312
Trenton Public Schools 16,677 8,122 2,710 284 1,223 1,182 651 1,345 1,160
Upton Public Schools 17,110 7,876 0 0 0 1,603 7,631 0 0
Vanceboro Public Schools 13,757 7,856 691 512 62 1,878 183 2,361 214
Vassalboro Public Schools 9,662 5,691 1,358 271 367 586 626 760 3
Waite Public Schools 14,400 7,836 1,505 0 0 243 4,816 0 0
Waterville Public Schools 9,554 3,518 1,706 705 1,152 805 339 935 394
Wells-Ogunquit CSD 15,846 6,454 2,201 486 1,698 1,261 736 1,753 1,257
Wesley Public Schools 20,477 10,513 415 0 123 737 3,718 4,129 842
Westbrook Public Schools 11,319 4,331 1,431 801 665 1,028 532 2,531 0
Westmanland Public Schools 5,900 2,203 0 0 0 561 3,136 0 0
Whiting Public Schools 12,908 9,034 908 72 27 921 1,047 899 0
Whitneyville Public Schools 9,974 6,949 542 0 0 297 2,186 0 0
Willimantic Public Schools 9,069 6,559 560 0 0 803 1,147 0 0
Winslow Schools 10,223 4,336 1,371 654 861 884 481 1,173 463
Winthrop Public Schools 11,322 4,034 1,860 386 887 1,011 661 1,216 1,267
Woodland Public Schools 8,240 4,553 1,439 67 264 694 564 654 5
Woodville Public Schools 11,120 7,815 441 718 0 643 1,503 0 0
Yarmouth Schools 13,682 5,928 1,928 649 1,157 1,147 507 1,320 1,046
York Public Schools 14,017 6,010 2,059 423 1,381 1,133 615 1,484 912
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