EDGE Illinois Concerns:  It is very strange, but because of how the current funding formula works combined with changing demographics of our State, fully funding K-12 has the direct opposite effect of what Springfield says it wants to accomplish with K-12 funding. 

  • Over half of  our States most impoverished School Districts would see less funding in FY17 with this proposal
  • While 80% of our States most affluent School Districts would see more funding in FY17 with this proposal

Posen Robbins would lose State funding in FY17

  • 95% of their students are low-income

  • 25% of their students are learning English

  • Posen Robbins would spend $9,800 per student in FY17
  • Their EAV (property wealth) per student is $75,000

Rondout District 72 would gain State funding in FY17

  • Less than 10% of their students are low-income

  • Less then 5% of their students are learning English
  • Rondout would spend $30,600 per student in FY17
  • Their EAV (property wealth) per student is 2.5 million dollars