Tuition would be standardized at the schools at $2,200 per student. Families with two or more children in the schools would get discounts. In addition, the parishes would provide $1,079 per pupil, Sumner-Coon [Laura Sumner-Coon, spokeswoman for the reorganization task force] said.
The budget for the new system would be $4.6 million, some $700,000 more than current overall costs.
So the planned increase is to $3,279 per student per year. By comparison, though also including high school students,
In terms of operations spending per student -- the cost of running the school system on a daily basis -- Unified spent $10,048 in 2004-05, according to the Public Policy Forum's "8th Annual Comparative Analysis of the Racine Unified School District."