Average spent per pupil: $13,738
Of the 50 largest school districts, Maryland ranked at the top for per-pupil spending. Montgomery County public schools spent $15,582, Baltimore City spent $14,711, and Prince George’s County spent $14,019 per student. Maryland is the runner-up to Massachusetts for the lowest amount of federal funding out of these 10 states.
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