State and district-level summary charts of Governor Murphy’s proposed K-12 state aid for the 2023-24 school year

Far too many districts across New Jersey are spending below the adequacy targets determined by the SFRA. These charts summarize the districts and students affected by state and local funding gaps.

This report provides a statewide summary of school funding under the School Funding Reform Act (SFRA), a weighted student formula for financing PK-12 education.

This report provides a school funding profile for each district, including general demographic data, factors influencing the state and local share, spending relative to adequacy, and state and local funding gaps.

ELC publishes an annual guide comparing funding across New Jersey school districts using an accurate measure for school spending called “funding per weighted pupil,” or FWP. This measure allows for a fair funding comparison by accounting for the degree to which districts require extra resources to educate students with special needs.