Tuesday, December 19th, 2006
By William Kincaid
St. Henry spends least per pupil in Grand Lake area
  ST. HENRY - St. Henry Consolidated Local Schools spent the lowest amount of money per student in all of Mercer and Auglaize counties for last school year, according to Superintendent Rod Moorman.
During a recent local superintendents' meeting, Moorman said a state report was released listing the expenditures per student for the 613 school districts in the state.
Moorman said St. Henry's per-pupil rate is the 58th lowest in the state. During the 2005-2006 school year, St. Henry spent $7,356 per student.
"We have a low expenditure in Mercer County, but when you look across the state (the comparison is very good)," Moorman said. "We get excellent results for spending less money."
According to the report, other schools within Mercer and Auglaize counties rank as follows, with the per-pupil rate from the 2005-2006 school year:
• St. Marys City Schools, 119, with a rate of $7,615 per student.
• Parkway Local Schools, 132, with a rate of $7,652.
• Marion Local Schools, 174, with a rate of $7,815.
• Coldwater Exempted Village Schools, 183, with a rate of $7,860.
• Fort Recovery Local Schools, 192, with a rate of $7,884.
• New Bremen Local Schools, 233, with a rate of $8,032.
• Celina City Schools, 385, with a rate of $8,651.
• Minster Local Schools, 526, with a rate of $9,985.
The lowest amount spent per student was at College Corner Local School in Preble County at $2,234. The highest per-pupil rate was $40,672 at Kelleys Island Local School in Erie County.
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