West Aurora Public School District 129, Illinois

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West Aurora Public School District 129 is a school district in Illinois.

About the district

West Aurora Public School District 129 is located in Kane County, Ill.

West Aurora Public School District 129 is located in Kane County in northeastern Illinois. The county seat of Kane County 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, West Aurora Public School District 129 was the 21st-largest school district by enrollment in Illinois and served 12,467 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 Kane 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 in Kane County 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: Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" percentage, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one- or two-tenths off. Read more about race and ethnicity in the Census here.[4]

Budget

The table below displays the budget for West Aurora Public School District 129:[5]

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 $91,661,849 63.9% $28,210,837 19.7% $8,585,339 6% $12,679,243 8.8% $2,222,500 1.6% $143,359,768
2012-2013 $94,267,455 63.1% $30,477,815 20.4% $7,696,590 5.2% $12,353,798 8.3% $4,596,000 3.1% $149,391,658
2013-2014 $99,737,316 65.8% $28,716,737 18.9% $8,054,000 5.3% $13,313,655 8.8% $1,729,500 1.1% $151,551,208
2014-2015 $101,658,505 66.8% $27,332,921 18% $8,501,404 5.6% $13,701,905 9% $923,533 0.6% $152,118,268
Averages: $96,831,281.25 65% $28,684,577.5 19% $8,209,333.25 6% $13,012,150.25 9% $2,367,883.25 2% $149,105,225.5

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