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, statewide adequacy, and equal opportunity. Below you will find links to current and past editions of the report and accompanying materials.
Published December 2022
Published December 2021
Published January 2021
Published February 2020
Published April 2019
NEW RELEASE OF DISTRICT COST DATABASE AND DATAVIZ TOOL
April 2023: You can download the full DCD dataset with adequacy estimates for over 12,000 districts between 2009-2020 or look up individual districts with our data visualization tool.
Latest Annual Report
The Adequacy and Fairness of State School Finance Systems (fifth edition)
The fifth edition of our annual report presenting findings on effort, statewide adequacy, and equal opportunity in state school finance systems. Published December 2022.
Latest Research Briefs
The Source Code: Revenue Composition and the Adequacy, Equity, and Stability of K-12 School Spending
An analysis of the relationship between revenue composition and the adequacy, equity, and stability of K-12 funding. Published April 2023. Read the report.