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SFS Data Warehouse Standard Reports

Reports Overview

Choose from among the most-requested district data elements below. Comparisons to statewide averages are also displayed.

Comparative Cost per Member

Per-member cost measures developed for inter-district comparisons for selected year. Cost categories include:

  • instructional, pupil/staff support and operations/administration;
  • transportation and facility; and
  • food and community services.

Cost methodology jointly developed by DPI and the Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials (WASBO). For more information, see Basic Facts Section D: Comparative Cost per Member.

Comparative Revenue per Member

Per-member revenue measures developed for interdistrict comparisons for selected year. Revenue categories include:

  • state;
  • property tax;
  • federal; and
  • other local revenue.

Revenue methodology jointly developed by DPI and WASBO. For more information, please see Basic Facts Section D: Comparative Revenue per Member.

Equalization Aid per Member

Equalization Aid per Member amounts paid in the selected year. Equalization Aid amounts are taken from the October 15 Certification of Equalization Aid and adjusted by end-of-year Open Enrollment Transfer In/Out Payments and Revenue Limit Penalties, where applicable. Aid Membership is taken from the October 15 Certification for the selected year.

See Basic Facts, Section E: Distribution of State Aid Dollars for more information on aid amounts or Basic Facts Section F: October Equalization Aid Estimate for more information on the Equalization Aid computation.

Aid Value per Member

Aid Value per Member amounts used in the October 15 Certification of Equalization Aid for selected year. The Equalization Aid calculation uses prior year costs, value and membership to determine current-year aid. See Basic Facts Section F: October Equalization Aid Estimate for more information.

Membership

Report of four different membership numbers for the selected year:

  • September adjusted head count;
  • current-year membership;
  • revenue limit membership; and
  • aid membership (prior year).

See "Membership" in the Data Warehouse Glossary for more information.

Mill Rate

Current-year mill rates for the selected year. Note that for K-8/UHS district configurations, the underlying property is the same so the K-8 value is excluded from the state totals to avoid double counting. See Wisconsin School District Taxes and Levy Rates for more information.

Revenue Limit per Member

The maximum revenue derived from a three-year averaged membership. See Basic Facts Section G: School District Revenue Limits for more information.

Tax Levy per Member

Report of the total tax levy (sum of levies for general operations, debt service, capital expansion and community service) divided by Current-Year Membership for the selected year. See Wisconsin School District Taxes and Levy Rates for more information.

For questions about this information, contact dpifin@dpi.wi.gov (608) 267-9114