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St. Charles Community Unit School District 303, Illinois

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St. Charles Community Unit School District 303 is a school district in Illinois.

About the district

St. Charles Community Unit School District 303 is located in Kane County, Ill.

St. Charles Community Unit School District 303 is located in Kane County in northeastern Illinois. The county seat is Geneva. Kane County was home to 523,643 residents in 2013, according to the United States Census Bureau.[1] During the 2011-2012 school year, St. Charles Community Unit School District 303 was the 15th-largest school district by enrollment in Illinois and served 13,672 students.[2]

Demographics

Kane County outperformed the rest of Illinois in terms of higher education achievement in 2013. The United States Census Bureau found that 31.7 percent of county residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 31.4 percent for Illinois as a whole. The median household income for Kane County was $69,530, while it was $56,797 for the entire state. The poverty rate was 11.1 percent compared to 14.1 percent statewide.[1]

Racial Demographics, 2013[1]
Race Kane County (%) Illinois (%)
White 87.2 77.7
Black or African American 6.0 14.7
American Indian and Alaska Native 1.0 0.6
Asian 3.9 5.1
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1 0.1
Two or more race 1.7 1.8
Hispanic or Latino 31.2 16.5

Presidential Voting Pattern, Kane County[3]
Year Democratic Vote Green Party Vote Libertarian Vote Republican Vote Other Vote
2012 70,028 723 1,767 79,122 2
2008 106,756 351 856 83,963 1,373
2004 58,673 - 1116 81,302 -

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin rather than a race. Citizens may report both their race and their place of origin, and as a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table may exceed 100 percent.[4][5]

Budget

The table below displays the budget for St. Charles Community Unit School District 303:[6][7]

Expenditures by Category
School Year Staff Expenses Student Services Operational Expenses Debt Service Other Budget Total
Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget
2011-2012 $115,001,446 60.2% $9,058,347 4.7% $15,697,480 8.2% $18,329,100 9.6% $32,825,534 17.2% $190,911,907
2012-2013 $94,617,039 54.3% $17,391,122 10% $37,231,688 21.4% $20,336,667 11.7% $4,743,069 2.7% $174,319,585
2013-2014 $125,959,666 67.6% $24,916,769 13.4% $11,688,000 6.3% $21,522,165 11.6% $2,108,000 1.1% $186,194,600
2014-2015 $129,533,089 68.2% $24,196,349 12.7% $11,966,454 6.3% $22,069,192 11.6% $2,171,090 1.1% $189,936,174
Averages: $116,277,810 63% $18,890,646.75 10% $19,145,905.5 10% $20,564,281 11% $10,461,923.25 6% $185,340,566.5

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