The subsidy Sunset Ridge School District 29 received through state taxes decreased 4.5 percent from fiscal year 2008 to 2017, adjusted for inflation, according to a North Cook News analysis of public schools data.
The revenue Sunset Ridge School District 29 received through local taxes increased 6.2 percent from fiscal year 2008 to 2017, adjusted for inflation, according to a North Cook News analysis of public schools data.
Niles Township Community High School District 219, Sunset Ridge School District 29 and Ridgewood Community High School District 234 reported the smallest student-to-administrator ratios in North Suburbs.
Public school administrators in Rosemont Elementary School District 78, New Trier Township High School District 203 and Northbrook/Glenview School District 30 earn the highest average salary in North Suburbs, according to the latest Illinois schools report card.
Out of school districts in North Suburbs, Evanston-Skokie Community Consolidated School District 65 paid the most in penalties since 2005 for spiking employee salaries to boost outgoing teachers' retirement benefits, according to data obtained from the Teacher Retirement System of Illinois.
Evanston Township High School District 202, Lincolnwood School District 74 and Wilmette School District 39 received the best financial ratings by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) for their 2017 finances.