The Adequacy and Fairness of State School Finance Systems


Key Findings from the School Finance Indicators Database


This is the annual report of the School Finance Indicators Database (SFID) project. The report presents the latest results from three key measures included in our State Indicators Database: effort, adequacy, and progressivity. Below you will find links to current and past editions of the report and accompanying materials.






Latest News

NEW RELEASE: FOURTH EDITION OF ANNUAL REPORT AND STATE DATASET

December 2021: Research report, profiles, and other resources evaluating state school finance systems in the U.S. Read the report, download your state’s profile, or try data visualizations.

Latest Annual Report

The Adequacy and Fairness of State School Finance Systems (fourth edition)

The fourth edition of our annual report presenting findings on effort, adequacy, and progressivity in state school finance systems. Published December 2021. Read the report.

Latest Research Briefs

RESEARCH BRIEF: One-Page State School Finance Profiles

Profiles presenting the latest data on the K-12 finance systems of all 50 states and D.C. Published December 2021. Download your state’s profile.