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: SECOND EDITION OF DISTRICT COST DATABASE

February 2022: Evaluate K-12 funding adequacy for 12,000 districts between 2009-19. Download the full dataset or see results for your district with the DCD data visualization tool.

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.