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Costs of educating a child at a Jersey state funded school (FOI)

Costs of educating a child at a Jersey state funded school (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 17 February 2015.
Prepared internally, no external costs.


Cost of educating a child between the Reception year and Year 11 at a States of Jersey non-fee paying school.


The approximate cost to the States of educating a child between the reception year and Year 11 in a States non-fee paying school is £63,363.

This is based on the budget allocation and number of pupils in each school as at February 2015.

Please note the following criteria and exclusions in arriving at this figure:

  • figures have been calculated using the 2015 Budget allocation to schools
  • it is not possible to determine actual costs by school age / year
  • figures are for States non-fee paying schools only
  • costs for each school are generally grouped into staff and non-staff for the school as a whole. Non-staff costs are further categorised into Supplies & Services, Utilities, School Subject, Maintenance costs etc. They are not coded or categorised by year
  • excluded: Special Educational Needs (SEN) support e.g. central Educational Support Team, SEN Inclusion school
  • excluded: Schools and Colleges support e.g. Evaluation & Standards
  • excluded: central resource overheads e.g. Finance, IT
  • excluded: contribution (if any) from School Funds (money raised by the school through fund raising activities etc)
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