School District Resources & Facilities Grade Methodology
The School District Resources & Facilities grade is based on data from the U.S. Department of Education along with millions of reviews from students and parents. Learn where our data comes from.
|Parent/Student Surveys on Resources & Facilities||Niche survey responses scored on a 1-5 scale regarding the resources and facilities of the district.||Self-reported by Niche users||40.0%|
|Expenses per Student||Total expenses divided by the total number of students. Results are normalized by the median household income in the enveloping county.||National Center for Education Statistics||20.0%|
|Student-Counselor Ratio||Ratio of enrolled students to full-time counselors.||National Center for Education Statistics||20.0%|
|Food Grade||Based on expenses per student and survey responses on food from students and parents.||Multiple Sources||10.0%|
|Student-Teacher Ratio||Ratio of students to full-time teachers. Please note: Student-teacher ratio is not a representation of average class size.||National Center for Education Statistics||10.0%|
Statistics obtained from the U.S. Department of Education represent the most recent data available, as self-reported by the school districts. Niche also collects data directly from schools via their Niche Partner Portal. If you work for a school and would like to update your data, please claim your school.
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