Cost Per Student Comparisons

The Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau School District delivers one of the best educations in the state in a fiscally responsible way. G-E-T is efficient and frugal in a number of measures compared locally and to the state as a whole.

Rankings From the 2015-16 School Year

  • 4th lowest spending district in CESA #4 out of 26 school districts
  • 80th percentile statewide in total educational cost
    • This means that 79 percent of schools spend more per student than G-E-T
    • This is out of 421 comparable public school districts
  • 73rd percentile statewide in total district cost
  • 69th percentile statewide in food service cost
  • 67th percentile statewide in transportation cost
  • 34th percentile in facility cost – we operate three elementary buildings which increases costs